Yamaha Welcomes Innovative Drummer Lee Kelley to Company’s Legendary Artist Roster

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Kelley has paved a successful path within the industry and drumming community through consistent music education, studio sessions and touring.

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“From top to bottom and line to line, you won’t find a more consistently made and quality sounding instrument than Yamaha. Everything about them inspires me to play better at every sitting,” said Kelley.

Yamaha Drums today announced the signing of Lee Kelley to the company's artist roster.

Nashville-based drummer Lee Kelley successfully carved his way as a prominent musician when he arrived in Nashville, in the middle of the multi-year country music boom. As of May 2019, Kelley performs with the legendary Hank Williams Jr. and is currently out on his U.S. tour. Highlighting his extensive resume, Kelley has performed on national and international tours and TV appearances with artists such as Gary Allan, Shannon Lawson, Mark Chesnutt, Heidi Newfield, Chris Knight and Kendell Marvel. Some of his career milestones include performing on CBS, CMT and TNN, drumming on several appearances for the hit ABC Television Show “Nashville” as well as touring on the “CMT’s Most Wanted Live Tour” with headliner Brad Paisley and “Crown Royal Untamed and True” tours with headliner, Mark Chesnutt.

In between touring, Kelley focuses on his internet drum tracking business called “Boom Boom Drum Room” and teaching online and locally in Nashville. To complement his style and needs for a working drummer, Kelley plays the Yamaha Tour Custom Maple drum kit in a Licorice Satin Finish along with 800 Series hardware.

“From top to bottom and line to line, you won’t find a more consistently made and quality sounding instrument than Yamaha,” said Kelley. “Everything about them inspires me to play better at every sitting.”

For more information on the Yamaha Artists roster, visit http://www.yamaha.com/artists/

About Yamaha
Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement, commercial installation and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. Products include: Yamaha acoustic, digital and hybrid pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio equipment, Steinberg recording products and NEXO commercial audio products, as well as AV receivers, amplifiers, MusicCast wireless multiroom audio systems, Blu-ray/CD players, earphones, headphones, home-theater-in-a-box systems, sound bars and its exclusive line of Digital Sound Projectors. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, music, professional audio installation and consumer markets.

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