We are starting a weekly “Featured Artist” segment to spotlight members of The Big Fat Snare Drum Family. Our first artist is @mayodrummer. In addition to his own solo project, Dan is the producer & composer for @tatranmusic. Dan also endorses @anfdrumco@meinlcymbals@vicfirth. 📷: @live.music.photography
Album with your favorite drum sound?
The Meters by The Meters
Favorite BFSD head?
The Original 12”
What are you working on right now?
On my live solo act from my upcoming debut album to be release on March 15th, online masterclass/workshop called Inner Voice, New album with my band TATRAN and on myself as a human being.
If I weren’t a drummer, I would be a…
An endless possibilities..
Herzliya, Israel (pretty close to Tel-Aviv)
Every venue has their own special and unique vibe, I try to connect with them all.
Peace drums and Magic cymbals
Which sitcom character do you relate to?
Bojack from Bojack Horseman
Who or what inspires you?
The real moments in life when everything is quiet, awkward and move in a slow truthy way.
If you could time travel, where would you go?
Favorite family vacation spot?
The desert, it’s like space almost, it’s a huge reach void, you can see the stars and listen to the emptiness
Window or aisle?
Oh man, AISLE!
Best piece of advice you’ve received…
Don’t try to like Jazz, Find what you like in jazz.
If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Pizza, Ramen and Sushi
What is your favorite day of the week?
I’m really not good with knowing what day it is, so I go by dates
Swimming in a lake or ocean?
Boom stands or straight stands?
Lately I’m a big fan of straight stands
Clear or coated?
If I have to choose one, so coated.