John Paris (born November 26, 1968) is a drummer, saxophonist, arranger, songwriter and electric guitarist and since 2001 has been the drummer for the band Earth, Wind & Fire. Paris currently plays and endorses Drum Workshop Drums, Remo drumheads, Vic Firth drumsticks and Sabian Cymbals.
John has also composed and performed songs for the indie released Gruvdisciples, "Move It On" CD produced by Loud Sunday Music. He has also worked with Bob Dylan, Jimmy Cliff, Waymon Tisdale, Sheila E, Patti La Belle, Karyn White, The Dazz Band, and Eric Benet. When off tour John spends time with his Nephews coaching them on their musical journey. When on tour he makes time to still call in and meet with the band.