Zachary Alford

Zachary Alford

Drummer Zachary Alford was born and raised in New York City. Primarily self taught he began playing in night clubs at the age of 14. After a decade of working in multiple bands playing a diverse range of musical styles he was discovered by the B-52’s. It was their 1989 smash hit world tour that would propel Zachary into the spotlight and reach a whole new level of fame for the B-52’s as well. Bruce Springsteen was the next to call on his talents when he formed the only other band to play his music in 1992. After touring with the boss, in 1995 Zachary was brought to the attention of David Bowie and would become his drummer for the next 4 years, completing 2 world tours and the 1997 album “Earthling”. Alford has also worked with artists such as Gwen Stefani, Suzanne Vega, Billy Joel, Hotei Tomoyasu of Japan, french pop star, Rafael, Italy’s Zucchero and Spain’s Manolo Garcia. In 2011, David Bowie called on Zachary again for his comeback album, The Next Day.