Hi, my name is Dave Meadows. Thank you so much
for stopping by to check out my bio page.
I have been
with Smokehouse Studios for several years now.
I am his right hand man playing the drums
on our songs on all of
our albums. Not only am I a studio drummer, but I am
also a songwriter.
I have written some
of the songs on our
I am also
on The Front Porch Show.
I greatly enjoy working with Smokehouse Studios.
If you need a drummer to play on your songs, I am the
to get the job done! Please contact us with all of the details
about your music.
I look forward to working with you soon.
Thank you so much,
About Studio Drummer Dave Meadows
1. Where are you originally from?
I was born in Greensboro, NC and
moved to Nashville, TN on July 4, 1978.
My father's job transferred him to Nashville.
How long have you known Greg Martin "Smokehouse"?
I have been friends with Greg for over 28 years.
3. How long have you been playing the drums?
I have been playing the drums since 1982.
4. How did you get into playing the drums?
My dad bought a new album
called "I Saw The Lord" by Dallas Holm and Praise
and as soon as I heard the song "I Saw The Lord",
as a child I knew right then
and there that I wanted
to learn how to play the drums.
5. How long have you been a songwriter?
I have been writing songs since I was 15 years old.
6. Who are your most favorite music bands?
Earth, Wind, and Fire
7. Who are your most favorite musicians?
Bill Champlin (He is the former lead singer for Chicago. He is now a solo artist.)
Michael McDonald (Lead singer for the Doobie Brothers)
Dallas Holm and Praise (Christian group)
8. Who are your top 5 drum influences:
Larrie Londin (Studio Drummer)
Danny Seraphine (Chicago)
Jeff Porcaro (Toto / Studio Drummer)
Alex Van Halen (Van Halen)
Tris Imboden (Kenny Loggins and the current drummer for Chicago)
9. What are your top 5 favorite songs?
This Is It by Kenny Loggins
Rossana by TOTO
Hard Habit to Break by Chicago
Turn Your Love Around by George Benson
After the Love is Gone by Earth, Wind, and Fire
10. Are you a member of any groups or organizations?
I am a member of The Abundant Life Fellowship Church
in Nashville, TN where I play the drums for our church band.
11. When you are not in the studio, what do
you like to do for fun?
I like to shoot pool, go bowling, fish, and shoot fire arms.
I am also a fan of the Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Steelers,
University of Tennessee Vols Athletic.
12. What is favorite food?