Will Covington


Grammy-Award winning drummer, Inferno Music Group CEO, songwiter/record producer,WILL COVINGTON has worked in the music industry for over 40 years. He started his career as a freelance drummer and performed with the Ink Spots, James Brown, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Betty Wright, Raw Soul Express, The Commodores, and The Chi-Lites. He organized and was drummer with Miami’s Omari Band; and during his tenure with them, he produced their first worldwide hit single, “After Loving You” in 1983. It was his extra-ordinary drumming skills that gained attention of Blues icon, BB King; who hired him to record Kings 50th Anniversary album, the Grammy-Award “Six Silver Strings’ for MCA Records in 1985.  He has been an appointed member of the Advisory Committee of the Sound & Music Technology Program at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida since 2011.  This committee helps the Program stay up-to-date on technological, musical, and business developments which are incorporated in Valencia’s course curriculum; and students benefit by receiving the most current and useful information as they prepare for careers in the Sound and Music Industries.