Cedric D. Wilmott began playing drums at the young age of 10. He is now one of the Bay Area's most proficient drummers. Cedric has an extensive background in both studio recordings as well as live performances. Touring in over 15 countries has given him the versatility to inspire world audiences.
He has recorded and/or performed with such artists as:
Davey Pattison (Gamma/Robin Trower); Kevin Chalfant (The Storm); Kim Cataluna (Van Morrison); Kevin Russell (Ted Nugent/White Snake); Clarence Clemons ( Bruce Springsteen); Neal Schon (Journey); Toby Hawkins (Counting Crows); Peter Muny (Velvet Underground); Peter Wolf (J.Geils Band); J.J.Cale; Michael Carabello (Santana); David Hayes (Van Morrison); Kevin Carlson (Aldo Nova); Evan Palmerston (Cold Blood, Elvin Bishop); Mario Cipollina (Huey Lewis & the News); Rob Watson (James Brown); Eric Martin ( Mr. Big); David Sanborn; Stu Hamm; Victor Johnson (Sammy Hagar); Whiskey Dawn; Luvplanet; Mark McGee (Gregg Allman, Vicious Rumors); Jeffrey Labes (Van Morrison); Lester Chambers; Jackie Payne; Cliff Hugo (Supertramp); Jimi McKinney (Larry Graham); Ron Perry (John Lee Hooker/Susan Tedeschi); Dave Jeffrey (Johnny Paycheck/George Jones); Danny Thomas (Con Funk Shun); Dean Grech; Gary Tackett (Merle Haggard/Billy Currington) just to mention a few, as well as many local artists, and bands.
Cedric has studied with Tom Dollinger, and world renowned Master drum teacher, Chuck Brown.
Tours have included: The Weelers; Van Morrison; Danny Sorrentino and the Sinners; Fishbone/Primus; Davey Pattison Band; Rotten Deal; Big Muddy; Slingshot Venus; Action Palace; Eric Martin Band; The Cheeseballs; Twice as Good; Lick; David Sanborn; Vortex Tribe; Jon Mulvey's Rocket House and Due Cuori.
Cedric Has also supported:
Clint Black, Reba McEntire, Big & Rich, AWB, Justin Moore, Pat Travers, Edgar Winter, Mark Chestnut, Michael Schenker and many more.
Skilled in many different styles, and with his ability to lay down deep hypnotic, and exhilarating grooves, Cedric has created a niche in his style of playing.
Cedric is available for touring, session, live performances and clinics. As well as for personal instruction/ lessons in the North Bay area.
“Soultone not only feels great through my stick as it rebounds off of the cymbals, but the versatility to adapt to any style, if needed, with the different options that Soultone has, gives me the upper hand………It’s tone for my soul!……” – Cedric D. Wilmott - Independent Artist
To see. Cedric's tour dates and more you can follow him at his website www.cedricwilmott.com
16" Extreme Crash
20" Custom Ride
14" Custom Hi Hat Pair
16" Custom Crash
10" Custom Splash