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Derrick Wright
Birth name Derrick Wright
Birth place New York[1]
Occupation(s) Musician, drummer, musical director
Instruments Drums

Derrick Wright is Adele's touring drummer and musical director.[2] He began playing drums for her on her Adele Live tour in 2011 and has continued to do so on the Adele Live 2016 tour.

Wright's father was Reverend Timothy Wright, a well-known gospel musician.[3]

In addition to his work with Adele, Wright has also played drums for Toni Braxton and Talia.[4] When not touring with other artists, Wright is the frontman of Derrick Wright & Driven, a Christian-based gospel group.[5]

Wright is one of only two members of Adele's band to be with her during all three of her headlining tours, the other being guitarist Ben Thomas.


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