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Road Life with Rick Monroe Podcast

Aug 10, 2020

Nashville drummer Zack Stewart was born in Owensboro, KY. Zack began playing drums at the age of 10 when his parents bought him a snare drum. Along with playing in local bands Zack was also a member of his school’s music program. After high school Zack went on to attend the University of Kentucky and then the Percussion Institute of Technology. At PIT Zack had the opportunity to study with some of the best players and teachers in World. While at PIT he was offered a full-time touring position with The Van-Dells, this led to him relocating to Nashville in the spring of 2005. Since coming to Nashville Zack has gone on to work with many different artists including Josh Thompson, Rick Monroe, Sean McConnell, Josh Gracin, Lindsey Ell and has toured all the over the US, Europe, and parts of South America. Currently Zack tours with country singer Jerrod Niemann. When he’s not on the road Zack maintains a busy teaching schedule as well as conducting clinics and master classes throughout the South and Mid-West. In 2013 Zack became the Percussion Coordinator for the 24-time State Champion McGavock High School Band Program.