5 Gospel Drummers You Should Watch on YouTube

In the ever-growing world of YouTube, it’s easy to get lost in the huge number of drummers around the globe who post videos daily. From metal, to pop, and hip hop, every genre has YouTube standouts that make music performances exciting to watch on video. Gospel music is no different. I’ve compiled a short list of five phenomenal drummers that you should check out on “the tube.” These church cats will inspire you with their musicality, flare, and epic drum chops. Watch and learn.

Fred Boswell Jr.

Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Fred Boswell Jr. is known around the world for his use of dynamics, complexity, independence, and mind-blowing chops to create some of the best drum solos on YouTube. Fred plays in church regularly, but he can also be found masterfully playing jazz and rock gigs.

Brent Easton

Brent Easton hails from South Bend, Indiana where he grew up playing drums in church regularly. A well-respected veteran among gospel drummers, Easton has been the groove master for Dorothy Norwood, J Moss, Ricky Dillard & New G, and more. He endorses Vater Drumsticks, Evans Drumheads, and Sabian Cymbals. Don’t let his calm demeanor fool you, B. Easton is a “BEAST ON” drums.

Lacy Comer

Lacy Comer is the future of gospel drumming in Indiana. He’s making a lot of noise in the Indianapolis music community and his reputation for musicality and precision has earned him nationwide attention. This young man is a rising star in gospel music and his YouTube content demonstrates the reason why that’s true.

Mooch Brown

Stephon “Mooch” Brown is the living definition of the complete drummer. This Chicago, Illinois native can do it all. His approach to rhythm and timing is superior, which allows him to place incredible chops into small musical spaces. Mooch makes the music feel good. Search his name on YouTube to uncover a treasure of video content featuring Mooch playing drums in church.

Josiah Maddox

Chicago’s Josiah Maddox is not only one of the most respected young drummers in the city, but he is also equally as prolific as an organist. This young man exudes creativity every time he plays and his lightning speed on drums makes him exciting to watch. He has amassed a serious YouTube following by making his incredible drumming look easy.

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