Dan is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music, where he was an arranging and composition major and specialized in jazz and classical percussion. Dan has studied drums and percussion with Emilio "Buff" DeFazio, Harry Peterson Jr., Lou Carto, Lou Mangiano, Fred Buda, Alan Dawson, Dom Famularo, Dave Weckl, Steve Smith and Horacio Hernandez. Dan has toured with Rio Clemente's jazz trio, Lisa Donovan, Jim Nabbie's Ink Spots, the Hager Brothers, The Flying Karamazov Brothers, including their Broadway show, and Marv and Rindy Ross's Quarterflash in Japan. A few of the current groups Dan plays with are The Trail Band, Cal Scott Band, Hood River guitarist Kit Garoutte, and Jonny Dark and the Wondertones with guitarist Neal Grandstaff.
If you're interested in hiring Dan for a studio session or any other work, contact him at dan [at] thunderstones.com.