Kent Aberle

Band: Kristian Bush/Educator


Kent Aberle is the drummer for Kristian Bush of Sugarland. Kent has performed every type of situation possible from the restaurant jazz gig, to the metal rock show, to playing in front of 150,000 people in China. Kent’s ability to be a groove chameleon performing all styles of music as well as his harmonizing backing vocal ability has made Kent one of the busiest drummers in the southeast and a first call for the Atlanta music scene for both live performance and sessions.

With a strong belief in the power of rhythm to shape lives, Kent has launched his online drum lesson program at  He is also one the most sought after instructors in the Atlanta area. Kent is also the author of “The Weekend Warrior” column for DRUMHEAD Magazine covering not only playing drums, but talking to future professionals about what it takes to pursue a career in music.


Drumheads Preferences

Snare Batter:

Deep Vintage II

Snare Resonant:

Hi-Performance Snare Bottom

Tom Batter

Deep Vintage II

Tom Resonant

Modern Vintage Medium

Kick Drum Batter

Deep Vintage Superkick

Kick Drum Resonant

Modern Vintage II


James Hall and The Steady Wicked-Electric Hex (2016)

The Futura Bold (2015)

Mark Cook- Stop the Madness (2007)

Billy Gewin- Hodges Can’t Be Shot (2006)

The Swear- Every Trick’s a Good One (2006)

The Swear- Early Demos (Itunes Exclusive) -(2004)


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