John Wicks

American drummer
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John Wicks is a studio session drummer, producer, and songwriter based in Missoula, Montana. Wicks is a founding member of Fitz and The Tantrums and has co-written many of the band's songs. More Than Just a Dream, the group's 2013 album included the Platinum certified hit "The Walker" and Gold-certified "Out of My League," which each climbed to No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart. Fitz and The Tantrums, the band's eponymously titled new studio album, features the recently Platinum-certified hit "HandClap." Wicks has also written for and appeared on Bruno Mars' platinum-certified album "Doo Wops and Hooligans" and Cee Lo Green's "Lady Killer" and "Heart Blanche" albums. In addition, he has recorded and/or played live with such artists as B.o.B., George Clinton, David Byrne, Meshell Ndegeocello, Chocolate Genius, Money Mark, Teddybears, RZA and many more. John, who resides in Missoula, MT, is a mountain ultra-marathon runner and the owner of Drum Coffee. As of May 2010, Wicks is playing live and/or recording with B.o.B, Bruno Mars, Cee Lo Green, Meshell Ndegeocello, Chocolate Genius, Money Mark, Fitz and The Tantrums, Zack Hexum, and many more.
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