Paul Wertico: One of the most versatile and musical drummers in music today, Paul Wertico’s playing has been compared to an “Impressionist painter” and he’s been described as “an inspired madman” and “a restless innovator”. Paul is internationally known for his playing with the Pat Metheny Group, Paul Winter, Kurt Elling, Ken Nordine, Larry Coryell, etc., as well as his own groups.
In addition to his 7 Grammy awards and 3 Gold Records, Paul was the Reader’s Poll Winner, Modern Drummer Magazine & DRUM! Magazine and Chicago Tribune 2004 “Chicagoan of the Year,” He is on the Board of Governors, The Recording Academy Chicago Chapter and is a professor of jazz at Roosevelt University. For more info, please visit Paul’s Website.