Larnell Lewis

Larnell Lewis's Biography

A Yamaha Drums Artist since 2005, Toronto born Larnell Lewis was first introduced to the drums at church where he learned to play a variety of styles. During his early years he worked hard to develop not only his drumming skills but also electric bass guitar and piano. Doing this helped him further his knowledge of the melodic aspects of music making, songwriting and arranging.

Larnell was the 2004 recipient of the of Oscar Peterson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music from Humber College in Toronto. This is the highest award given by the institution.

Larnell' Hybrid drumming style takes his sound to a new level. He blends his DTX and Yamaha Acoustic Drums seamlessly to fill the concert venue or studio with thrilling and exciting musical layers.

Larnell is known for his ability to master many musical styles such as gospel, jazz, fusion and rock. He has performed with such amazing artists as Snarky Puppy, Fred Hammond, Phil Dwyer, Laila Biali and Andrew Craig.

Larnell Lewis's Gear
Larnell Lewis

Gear List

DRUMS: Absolute Hybrid Maple 22x18 BD 10X7 TT 12X8 TT 14X13 FT 14X6 SD