William Ellis

William Ellis's Biography

William Ellis is an in-demand drummer based in Nashville, TN. Whether touring or recording, his extreme versatility within a myriad of styles has been a stronghold to his success within the music industry. Artists such as Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt, Martina McBride, Hunter Hayes, and many others have relied on his drumming expertise. William was also involved with two band projects: Blue Merle and EMP Project. In doing so, he was able to compose, co-produce, perform in the studio, and tour extensively opening for such artists and festivals as Counting Crows, Train, Dave Matthews Band, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza, etc. As of late, William continues to record with many artists, songwriters, and producers while touring with Montgomery Gentry and has added producing and songwriting to his musical palette. He endorses Yamaha drums, Sabian cymbals, Evans drum-heads, and Pro Mark sticks.

William Ellis's Gear
William Ellis

Gear List

Yamaha Oak Custom - Silver Sparkle 17 x 22 Bass Drum 10 x 13 Rack Tom 16 x 16 Floor Tom 16 x 18 Floor Tom 6.5 x 14 Steel Snare 6.5 x 14 Aluminum Snare 4 x12 Steel Snare
Yamaha Recording Custom - Piano Black 16 x 22 Bass Drum 9 x 13 Rack Tom 16 x 16 Floor Tom 8 x 14 Snare Drum (RC-birch)
700 and 800 Yamaha Hardware Series