Chris McHugh has provided drum tracks for a legendary list of artists that have sold over 150 million copies world-wide. Let that sink in for a moment. With a discography that includes names such as Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Billy Ray Cyrus, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Lionel Ritchie, Carrie Underwood, Jewell, Brantley Gilbert, and Keith Urban, he is perhaps one of the most-often heard drummers alive today. On episode 047, Chris shares his background story, his approach to playing and recording, and shares so many great pieces of historical knowledge with Jamie. Chris is truly a lifelong student and historian of drumming and this interview highlights his depth of knowledge. If you've ever wondered how the session professionals of Nashville approach their jobs, this is the episode for you.
December 15, 2018