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100 of the world’s best drummers join forces for WhyHunger campaign, sharing drumming duties on The Beatle’s “Come Together” remix. Check out the video here.


Harnessing the power of music to spark change, some of the world’s best celebrity drummers have joined forces for the first time ever, with a mission to build a just hunger-free world. WhyHunger’s Drum Together campaign released today features over 100 legendary artists including Ringo Starr, Brian Frasier-Moore, Cindy Blackman Santana, Jim Keltner, Jonathan Moffett, Matt Cameron, Max Weinberg, Steve Gadd, and 11-year-old drumming sensation Nandi Bushell for an epic musical tribute to The Beatles’ GRAMMY Award-winning song “Come Together,” in celebration of the song’s anniversary. Funds raised will support WhyHunger’s mission to end global hunger by tackling its root causes and investing in grassroots solutions to advance the human right to nutritious food for all.

Conceptualized and produced by Tony Award-winner Brian Resnick and Drumming’s Global Ambassador Dom Famularo, Drum Together features the greatest collection of drummers and percussionists to ever perform on one song. The talented line-up includes: Alan White, Andrew Marshall, Chad Smith, Cherisse Osei, Dave Weckl, Jon Fishman, Lil’ John Roberts, Kenny Aronoff, Liberty DeVitto, Pedrito Martinez, Simon Kirke, Stewart Copeland, Valerie Naranjo, Vinnie Colaiuta and more.

Brian Resnick said:

“In a society too often focused on differences, the idea for Drum Together was simple: to bring top drummers from around the world together for a common cause—ensuring everyone’s human right to food. Like all efforts to make a positive impact, there is power in numbers. We are blown away by the magnitude of world-class musicians who jumped at the opportunity to contribute.”

The pandemic has had a dramatic impact on hunger and poverty rates across the globe, exposing just how many millions of people are struggling to make ends meet. From underlying issues of social and racial injustice to the lack of true living wages, the need for resources and investment in systemic change has been magnified.

With 90 cents of every dollar raised going directly to programmatic work, funds from the campaign will fuel transformative community-led solutions across the U.S. and around the globe that advance the human right to nutritious food for all. WhyHunger’s Drum Together is made possible with the generous support from SONY and Apple Corps, and with sponsorship from Davis Polk and Cindy and Tom Secunda. Drum Together was arranged and co-produced by Randy Waldman; directed, edited and produced by Dakota Lupo and audio engineered and co-produced by Russ Miller.

Founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin and radio DJ Bill Ayres, WhyHunger believes a world without hunger is possible. We provide critical resources to support grassroots movements and fuel community solutions rooted in social, environmental, racial and economic justice. A four-star rated charity by Charity Navigator, with the highest ratings for excellence in fiscal management accountability and transparency, WhyHunger is working to end hunger and advance the human right to nutritious food in the U.S. and around the world. 90 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to programmatic work. Learn more at .