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; VictorJohnson (Sammy Hagar); Whiskey Dawn; Luvplanet; Mark McGee (
Cedric has studied with Tom Dollinger, and world renowned Master drum teacher, Chuck Brown.
Tours have included: John Hartman (The Doobie Brothers); Ry Cooder; George Thorogood/Brian Setzer; 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 been on the same bill/supported:
Clint Black, Reba McEntire, Big & Rich, AWB, Justin Moore, Pat Travers, Edgar Winter, Mark Chestnut, Michael Schenker, Booker T, Leon Russell 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. As well as for personal instruction/ lessons in the North Bay area.
**Cedric is currently endorsed by Soultone Cymbals and 64 Audio and uses SKB Cases.
Davey Pattison- "Mississippi Nights"
Action Palace- "Action Palace"
Bobby Pokorney- "Bobby Pokorny Project"
LICK- "No Love"
Due Cuori- "Due Cuori"