Drew  Schultz

Drummer and Percussionist


    Welcome to the website of Drew Schultz. Starting at the age of nineteen, Drew earned his stripes as the drummer, percussionist, archivist, and substitute conductor of the legendary Motown group The Four Tops. During his time with the Tops he also performed with The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Martha Reeves, Dennis Coffey, The Dramatics, The Miracles, The Contours, Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes, The Velvelettes, The Vandellas, Chairmen of the Board, and more. He has also written several articles for Modern Drummer Magazine.

    On September 1st 2012, Drew released his debut record, “Back to Class.” The album is a benefit for the music programs of the Detroit Public Schools, consisting of 16 songs written, arranged, and produced by Schultz. The record features The Four Tops, Members of The Funk Brothers, Ken Knox of Chairmen of the Board, Melvin Davis, Spyder Turner, Dennis Coffey, Lenny Pickett, James Jamerson Jr, Pat Lewis, Rob Carter, and more.

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“Back To Class” - Writer, Producer, Drummer and more.


Live: The Dovetail Tapes

Eight Track live album by The Drew Schultz Funk Machine featuring stripped down versions of songs from the Back To Class project originally featuring soul legends including the Four Tops, Funk Brothers, Dennis Coffey, and more!