Obsessed with hitting things from a very early age, Reade Pryor left his native Colorado for Los Angeles to attend the Jazz Studies program at the University of Southern California, where he studied under Peter Erskine and Terri Lyne Carrington. Since then, Reade has gained attention as a top professional drummer in Los Angeles.

Reade has worked with Blondfire, Dan Wilson (Semisonic), Jaret Reddick (Bowling for Soup), Kina Grannis, Moving Units, Outasight, Avalanche City, Shawn Hook, Linus of Hollywood, Audra Mae, Josiah Leming, Josh Kelley, legendary producers Nick Launay and Krish Sharma, and many others. Over 30 albums featuring Reade’s drumming have been released.

He has played on numerous film and TV soundtracks including “Modern Family,” “School of Rock,” “Marry Me,” “Ridiculousness,” “Hello My Name is Doris,” and “Donald Cried,” among many others.

He has appeared on national television including Dancing With The Stars, CBS’s Early Show, and the CW’s “Oh Sit!”.

Reade proudly endorses Q Drum Co drums, Remo drumheads, Vic Firth sticks, Protection Racket Cases, and Mojave Audio microphones.