Ammed Solomon is a professional drummer/percussionist with more than 30 years experience. His talents can be heard worldwide on Public Radio International’s highly acclaimed show Mountain Stage. As a member of the show’s house band for more than 16 years, Mr. Solomon has been heard playing behind Sarah McClachlan, Shawn Colvin, Warren Zevon and Dr. John among others.
A self-taught percussionist, Mr. Solomon has performed, composed and recorded with several Charleston bands including the Putnam County Pickers, Stark Raven, The Fabulous Twister Sisters, Julie Adams and The Rhino Boys, Big Planet Soul, and the VooDoo Katz. In addition to performing, he has been involved in teaching for the past 12 years doing workshops, artist-in-residencies and arts-in-education programs.