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  • Writer's pictureBill Hernandez

Burleigh Drummond (Ambrosia) Interview

One of the founding members of the pop/soft rock band Ambrosia Burleigh Drummond is no stranger to life on the road. With over 30 years and millions of miles behind him, this legendary drummer/guitarist has seen and done it all.

Come out and see Burleigh and Ambrosia at the Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton On Sunday Sept. 29th. Burleigh took time out of his busy touring scedule to talk with Click on the video link below to hear the entire interview.

Here is a brief history about the band known as Ambrosia...


Joe Puerta

Burleigh Drummond

Chris North

Doug Jackson

Mary Harris

Ken Stacey

In the year 1970, four young musicians from the South Bay of Los Angeles, came together to create a new invigorating style of music.

Exploring the possibilities of progressive, classical and world influences, yet rooted with the soul of the blues and R&B, Joseph Puerta, Christopher North, David Pack and Burleigh Drummond created a new sound that was defined and recognized as “Ambrosia”.

Originally labeled as America’s answer to the progressive invasion of such English acts as “Yes” and “King Crimson”, the group quickly proved it was all that and much more as it’s albums painted aural landscapes covering the gamut of musical styles and attracting the collaboration of such cultural icons as, Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Alan Parsons.

In it’s brief recording history, Ambrosia garnered 5 Grammy Nominations, 5 Hit Singles, Heavy FM Airplay and the admiration and respect of the musical community.  All this was in addition to Sold Out concerts around the world.

Today, the band is more alive and compelling than ever.  With three of the original members in tact plus the addition of guitar ace Doug Jackson on electric guitar and backing vocals, Mary Harris contributing amazing keyboards and vocals, and the powerful and contemporary lead vocals and acoustic guitar of Ken Stacey…Ambrosia is exploring new musical territory and continuing to wow life-long fans and new converts alike!

For more information about Ambrosia, Please visit their website at...


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