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ddonato cox . net I took formal drum lessons for several years when I was a kid. Jazz style, I am a rock drummer primarily, yet well rounded with years of chops. Great ability to play just about anything. I play many different set ups that are appropriate but like to play a full set up with electronic and acoustic amplified drums. I prefer music that inspires me and music I tend to listen to. I have a great tone and an ear for sound.

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Member since:
Sep 03 2008
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100


I am influenced by so many other drummers and bands going back to the Big Band era. All the usual drum heroes, and some of the unsung ones too. You get something from everything. The WHO, Zeppelin, Stones , Beatles, Blues. Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Motown, Country Rock, Progressive Rock, Chicago, Steely Dan, Deep Purple, Modern and Classic Music 30's to Present.

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Roland TD-20 Electronic Drums
Roland Acoustic Drum Triggers -6
2- 18 x 24 Bass Drums (All Sonor Drums / Acrylic Smoke)
2- 18 x 22 Bass Drums

1 Sonor - Vintage Centennial Edition Phonic 5.75 x 14 Snare
Ludwig Black Beauty 6.5 x 14
1 Spaun Acrylic Flame Etched 5x14 Snare
12-12-13-14-15 Rack Toms
2- 16" Fl Tom
2- 18" Fl Tom
1 - Alesis DM5 Drum Module w/ triggers
2/ Pearl DrumX electronic Drum Pads
2 Cow Bell
1 Pr PAISTE 14" Sound Edge Hi-Hat
Paiste 15" Sound edge hi -hats
1 Pr Zildjian ZXT 14in Hi-Hat
1 - 20in PAISTE Power Ride
1 - 18in PAISTE Full Crash (signature series)
1 - 18in PAISTE Fast Crash(signature series)
1- Zildjian Rock Ride 22"
1- 14" Zild Crash
2- 16" Zild Crash
1- 18" Zild Crash
1- 16" PAISTE China
1- 20" Zildjian ZXT Ride
2- JBL Soundfactor Loudspeaker\ Cabs
1- Sunn BAss Cab w/ 2 15" Celestial

Lots of wires.
Set of Drum Mikes includes good quality bass and snare mikes and 3 tom mics.