Has been a concert, session and touring drummer for over 30 years performing with such artists as Ben Tankard, Bill Dickens, Steve Cole, Kirk Whalum, George Duke, Phil Tarver, Donald Lawrence, Daniel Weatherspoon, Kim Burrell and Yolanda Adams to name a few.
With over 100 albums and DVD's to his credit, Michael has been able to provide artists, large and small with the musicial interpretation needed to bring their vision to fruition. For a full scope of Michael Weatherspoon's album credits, please click the Discography tab.
In addition, Michael has worked with Congo Square Theater Company and The Goodman Theater for 4 years on their Langston Hughes production of "Nativity" and was the music director for Congo Square's production of "Twisted Melodies", about the life of Donnie Hathaway. Worked with Porchlight Music Theatre on two productions, one about the music career of Billie Holiday entitled, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" and also on the music of Fats Waller, "Ain't Misbehavin'" as well as with Steppenwolf Theater on the play "The Christians". Finally Michael has worked with Open Door Theatre Company on the production of "Eye of The Storm".
"Precise Timing, Flawless Technique, Accurate Placement, and most of all the greatest Big Bro on the PLANET... Michael Weatherspoon is that dude..."
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Stellar Award Winning Music Producer