David Hulett David Hulett

Buffalo native, David “Teaspoon” Hulett, drummer for the Walter Kemp 3oh!, began his music career in the late 90s. He is one of the most respected and technical drummers of his generation. Thoughtful articulation and attention to detail has given him the ability to adapt to a variety of musical genres. Having partnered with long- time musical collaborators, ensemble leader and award-winning pianist Walter Kemp 3, and RiShon Odel Northington, recording and touring bassist for GRAMMY-nominated Najee, to release “Dark Continent.”

Hulett has been playing drums since age 4, and has logged countless hours in the studio for various projects for various groups and has played for the likes of Carnival Cruises, Disney, Marcus Miller, Critt’s Juke Joint, Gruvology, The Michael Jackson Tribute Tour, The Black Eyed Peas, T.I., Kendrick Lamar, Christopher Hopper Band, GRAMMY- nominee Eric Roberson, Siri Music Group artist Miesa, Philicia Collins of The David Letterman Show, organist Lonnie Smith, Bobby Jones of BET, Joseph Wooten, and a long list of others. The church was a major facilitator to master his speed and versatility, and he credits jazz and blues as his biggest influences. Hulett attended the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts, where he also graduated. He majored in music at Villa Maria College, and was quickly offered the opportunity to do studio work for former Capitol Records engineer, Peter Hopper, and would join Peter’s son Christopher, touring, writing and recording in the US with the Christopher Hopper Band

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“Teaspoon just looks like he’s not even moving. There is absolutely no wasted motion when he plays.” – The Buffalo News

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