Calvin Rodgers ARTIST

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Pearl Drums


Chicago native Calvin Rodgers is a drummer who has been credited with revolutionizing the voice of gospel drumming.

He has performed on close to 150 live and/or studio recordings, and has also toured and/or performed with artists such as Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick, Destiny’s Child, Ronald and Ernie Isley, Avant, Jonathan Butler, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Israel Houghton, Donald Lawrence, John P. Kee, Tommy Simms, Tamela Mann and many, many others.

He is also an award winning producer and songwriter. He is currently touring with Hall of Fame duo, The Isley Brothers, doubling as their drummer and music director. When home, he can be found recording in his home studio, giving private lessons and serving at his home church.


16″ Byzance Vintage Pure Hihat
15″ Byzance Extra Dry Dual Hihat
16″ Byzance Jazz Thin Crash
18″ Byzance Vintage Sand Thin Crash
10″ Byzance Extra Dry Dual Splash
12″ Byzance Extra Dry Splash
8″ Byzance Traditional Splash
22″ Byzance Dark Ride
18″ Byzance Traditional Thin Crash
14″ Byzance Traditional China
16″ Byzance Vintage Trash Crash
12″ Classics Custom Trash Splash

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Calvin Rodgers ARTIST