266 – Louis Newman: Adapting to Change, Drumming for Gretchen Wilson, Son of Famous English Rock Drummer
Louis Newman was born in London England as the son of famous rock drummer Tony Newman and moved to Nashville at a very early age of two. Louis moved back to London at age fifteen to pursue a career as a session drummer before finally settling back in Nashville in his early 20’s.
Louis is the current touring drummer for country singer Gretchen Wilson. Louis’ wife Gwen Sebastian performed on The Voice which lead to touring work with Blake Shelton and currently Miranda Lambert. Before this time, Louis performed a variety of roles from manager, to drummer.
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In this episode, Louis talks about:
- How he’s making the most of the covid-19 shutdown
- Taking stock of years of experiences
- Studio lessons from Aaron Sterling
- Being the son of a famous English rock drummer, Tony Newman
- Drumming for Gretchen Wilson
- Band leading and drumming for his wife Gwen Sebastion
Louis endorses Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Promark sticks, JH Audio and SKB Cases