Cedric Burnside Project- North Mississippi Hill Country Blues-Grammy Nominee.
Winner of Seven Blues Music Awards USA- 2017 Best Drummer, 2016 Best Traditional Album/ 2016 -Best Drummer, 2016 Critics Choice Awards Living Blues: Best CD/ Best Drummer. Cedric Burnside Project's new CD "Descendants of Hill Country" is North Mississippi Hill Country Blues at its best- recently nominated for a Grammy - Best Blues Album, 2016. A powerhouse duo featuring Cedric Burnside on Drums/ Vocals/ Guitar and the amazing Trenton Ayers on Electric Guitar. Cedric was born and raised in Holly Springs, Mississippi. At the young age of 13, he began touring around the world playing drums with his grandfather, North Mississippi blues legend R.L. Burnside also known as “Big Daddy”. They created a new genre of music by infusing Mississippi Hill Country Blues, Funk, R&B and Soul that will keep your foot stomping all night long! Following the passing of "Big Daddy", Cedric keeps the flame burning, touring with Trenton Ayers. Cedric has also performed with his uncles in the North Mississippi All Stars.