Born: September 3, 1959 Primary Instrument: Drums
Darryl Chalmers is a professional drummer from Queens, NY, who has been playing drums for 31 years. Darryl has worked with several groups including The Bridge, First Circle, Called, and Chosen. He is currently working with Ufouria featuring outstanding musicians Clarence Haynes, John Purvis, Eric Freeman, and Ron Richardson.
Darryl has also performed on Fox 5's, The Bill McClary Report and appeared in television commercials featuring the NY based jazz fusion band, Axiom with Mark Gatz, Greg Sam, Ron Conner, and Ron Richardson. Darryl's talent has earned him a Cable Television appearance performing with the band Axiom on Willie Nelson's Rangler Invitational contest in Dallas, Texas.
Darryl states his influences are Collin Young, Adrian Grannum, Glenn (Chango) Everett, Omar Hakim, Camille Gainer, Dave Weckl, and Dennis Chambers.
He also appreciates the great sounds of his 'Medicine Man' 4x13 piccolo snare drum, in a gloss mahogany finish, which Darryl describes as very crisp and clean that will cut through any music.
Darryl also endorses for Stick Gripps and Medicine Man Drums Snare .