Joey Waronker Biography, Age, Family, Net worth, Drum, Interview

Joey Waronker Biography

Joey Waronker is an American drummer and music producer. He is best known as a regular session musician of both Beck and R.E.M., and as member of the experimental rock bands Atoms for Peace and UltraĆ­sta.

Jon Joseph “Joey” Waronker was born in Los Angeles,He is an American drummer and music producer. He was a student of the renowned teacher, Freddie Gruber. He plays left-handed.

Waronker has played on a wide range of albums since beginning his professional career in the mid-1990s. Highlights include recordings with Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Johnny Cash, Yoko Ono, Pink, Leonard Cohen, Dwight Yokum, Thurston Moore, Daniel Johnston, Doobie Brothers, Bat For Lashes, Pete Yorn, AIR, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Richard Thompson, Gnarls Barkley, Jeff Martin’s Idaho, Brett Dennon, Benji Hughes, Tracy Chapman, Leona Ness, Sia, John Doe, Five For Fighting, Nelly Furtado, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Lisa Marie Presley, Willie DeVille, The Vines, Badly Drawn Boy, Rufus Wainwright, and R.L. Burnside.

Some of his drumming can be instantly recognized on The Vines’ “Get Free”, Smashing Pumpkins’ “Perfect”, Beck’s “Chemtrails” and Air’s “Photograph”, among others.

He has produced numerous acts, most notably “Tamer Animals” and “Rituals” from Other Lives, as well as albums for Yeasayer, Priscilla Ahn, Lisa Germano, Eels, and The Moth & the Flame.

Walt Mink
Waronker’s first professional project was the alternative rock band Walt Mink, which he helped form while attending Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1989. The band’s name was taken from that of a former psychology professor at Macalester. He played on their first two albums, Miss Happiness (1992) and Bareback Ride (1993).

Left-handed Waronker first became well known in the late 1990s for his work with Beck (on Odelay, Mutations, Midnite Vultures, Sea Change, Guero, Modern Guilt, and Morning Phase). He continues to tour and record periodically with Beck.

Elliott Smith
In 1998, Waronker played drums on two songs (“Bled White” and “Bottle Up and Explode!”) on Elliott Smith’s XO album. He also appeared on “Stupidity Tries” on Smith’s next release, 2000’s Figure 8.

In October 1997, R.E.M.’s drummer Bill Berry left the band in pursuit of a quieter life. Seven months later, as R.E.M. rehearsed in Athens, Georgia, for a tour in support of that year’s Up album, Waronker entered the band and toured with them in support of the tour. His first performance with R.E.M. was in Washington, D.C., at the Tibetan Freedom Concert at RFK Stadium.Between 1998 and 2002, Waronker toured with R.E.M. and appeared on two albums, 1998’s Up and 2001’s Reveal.

Roger Waters
Waronker played drums on Roger Waters’ album Is This the Life We Really Want? (2017) and joined Waters’ band during the Us + Them Tour.

Joey Waronker Family

He is the son of producer Lenny Waronker and actress and musician Donna Loren, and the brother of musician Anna Waronker. He married sculptor Lizzy Waronker and they have a son together

Joey Waronker Age

Born in Los Angeles in 20 May 1973  Joey is  46 years as of 2019

Joey Waronker Networth

Joey’s networth is currently under review

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Joey Waronker Drum

He plays left-handed.

Joey Waronker

Joey Waronker Roger Waters

Waronker played drums on Roger Waters’ album Is This the Life We Really Want? (2017) and joined Waters’ band during the Us + Them Tour.

Note: This biography is based on the available information as of 2023, and real-time updates or developments are being updated by our editorial team.