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  Daniel Glass

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Wednesday, May 16 (This event repeats every year)

Daniel Glass

Daniel Glass, born May 16, 1966 in Lincoln, Nebraska, is an award-winning drummer, author, historian and educator. He is widely recognized as one of today's foremost authorities on classic American drumming. A member of the pioneering swing group Royal Crown Revue since 1994, Daniel has recorded and performed all over the world with many top artists, including Brian Setzer, Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli and KISS frontman Gene Simmons For the past two years, he has been voted one of the top five R&B drummers in the world by readers of Modern Drummer and DRUM magazine.

As an educator, Daniel has published five books and three DVDs, including the multi-award winning titles The Century Project, and The Commandments of Early Rhythm and Blues Drumming. He is a regular contributor to publications like Modern Drummer, DRUM and Classic Drummer. He performs clinics and master classes globally, appearing at many of the world's top drumming festivals. His acclaimed clinics focus on the evolution of the drum set and the impact that this unique instrument has had on American popular music.

Bart Elliott met up with Daniel Glass at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee when Daniel was in town for a gig with the Brian Setzer Orchestra on December 9, 2012. You can watch the full interview here at the Drummer Cafe.

Interview with Daniel Glass

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