Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Background Singer.


My name is Dan Carlson. You can reach me at 928-710-0785. I enjoy many different styles of music, but prefer to play types with a strong back beat to dance to. I've been playing drums for 33 years. I am currently playing with Claus and Affect. My prior local bands are The Front Page Blues Band, Crossfire, The Sheldonz, Rah Dawg Revival-Rawk'n Roll, Pink Cloud, Metropolis (classic rock/alternative rock/country), Slinger (classic rock/blues/country), Tippikanu (alternative folk rock), and in Lake Havasu 220 - High Voltage Blues.

I've recorded on 5 CD's:
Purple Cream, my solo project of 3 originals.
The 220 Blues Band (all original).
Tippikanu, an alternative folk rock group, (lots of originals).
Slinger, a classic rock, blues, and country band.
Metropolis, also classic rock and country.

Check out my "Purple Cream" demo songs below. I wrote and produced these songs. Performed the vocals, drums, keyboard and percussion.

Screen name:
Daniel Carlson
Member since:
Feb 05 2005
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Most available:


My favorites vary a lot. Led Zepplin, Beatles, Ozzy Ozbourne, Simon and Garfunkel, Metallica, Johnny Cash, Classical, Big Band, Classic Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Pat Metheeny, Megadeth, Depeche Mode, Muse, Tool, Deep Purple, Cream, Green Day, Offspring, CCR, Nirvana, Rob Zombie. etc. and not in this order.

Instrument experience:



Yamaha 7 peice natural birch kit, Tama starclassic hammered bronze snare, Ludwig Classic maple 5 peice kit. Double bass pedals, Iron Cobra and Pearl Eliminator. Zildjian cymbals, Sabian cymbals. 14" djembe on stand, timbale, misc. percussion instuments, Peavey 14 channel mixer, drum mics.