It's not news that Collins is an inspiration. Starting out as one of James Brown's original J.B.s, he went on to play with Parliament-Funkadelic, Bootsy's Rubber Band, and lent his talents to groups like Axiom Funk, Praxis, and Fatboy Slim.
It would be hard to find a better drummer than Carmine Appice. He's been working at his craft for over 40 years. Although best known as a member of Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, and superstar power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice, he's also played with the likes of Rod Stewart, Blue Murder, Pat Travers, Ted Nugent, and many others.
Since the beginning of his career, over 50 years ago, Winter's been giving back to his audience with shows and records that are energetic and musically vibrant. Despite health problems and battles with drug addiction, he's always bounced back.