Roxy Soundcheck: Spotlight on Daniel Glass
Daniel Glass is an award-winning drummer, author, historian and educator based in New York City. He is widely recognized as an authority on classic American drumming and the evolution of American Popular Music. A member of the pioneering swing group Royal Crown Revue since 1994, Daniel has recorded and performed all over the world with a diverse roster of top artists, including Brian Setzer, Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, Jose Feliciano, Michelle Shocked, Mike Ness, Freddie Cole, Air Supply’s Graham Russell, and KISS front man Gene Simmons. For two years running, Daniel was voted one of the top five R&B drummers in the world by readers of Modern Drummer and DRUM magazine.
Daniel Glass brings his Trio to Roxy Bar on September 23rd to showcase tracks from their new recording BAM! Reserve your table HERE>>. We also checked in with Daniel for this installment of Roxy Soundcheck to find out what he’s listening to and what’s next on the horizon for this prolific musician.
NAME: Daniel Glass
HOMETOWN: Honolulu, Hawaii
MUSICAL TRAINING: The Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles, CA, and 20 years on the road with the Royal Crown Revue!
FIRST NYC GIGS: Tramps in 1995, opening for Jerry Lee Lewis.
MY MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Everything!
WHAT I’M LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW: Frank Zappa: Roxy By Proxy (Live, 1973)
LATEST MUSICAL PROJECTS: The Daniel Glass Trio, Marilyn Maye.
FAVORITE PLACE TO GO IN NYC: Central Park
IN 2022 I HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH: Continued growth as a creative musician and bandleader.
WHY I LOVE PERFORMING AT THE ROXY BAR: The open air atrium, the audience, the drinks, the vibe!
YOU CAN FIND-OUT MORE ABOUT ME ONLINE AT: www.DanielGlass.com