This is episode 35 of the Drum Brigade Podcast with hosts Korey Kingston and Funky Phil Pardell and guest host (Fireman) Eric. This week our guest is Marc Dicianni. Marc is the Dean of the College of Performing Arts at The University Of The Arts in Philadelphia and a Professor of Drumset and Music Business. He is also a very busy professional drummer and clinician with dozens of international concert dates and clinics throughout the year.
He has made concert appearances with a wide variety of artists, including jazz musicians Randy Brecker, Joey DeFrancesco, Jon Faddis, Robin Eubanks, Gerald Veasley, Pat Martino, Stanley Clarke, Phil Woods, Joe Beck, Lew Soloff, Clark Terry, John Fedchock, Al Vizzutti, Diane Schuur, Christian McBride, John Blake, Charles Fambrough, John Swana, Steve Slagle, Grover Washington, Jr., Jeff Jarvis, Tom Kennedy, Peter Nero, and Jimmy Smith; singers/entertainers Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Ben Vereen, Tom Jones, Lou Rawls, Mel Torme, Dionne Warwick, and Natalie Cole; pop artists Boyz II Men, the Spinners, the Stylistics, Paul Shaffer, and Joan Jett; orchestras including the Boston Pops, the National Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, New Orleans Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Nashville Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Hartford Symphony, Gulf Coast Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. He's performed on many television shows in Los Angeles for NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox Networks, and on television, film, and jingle recording sessions in ensembles with Doc Severinsen, Snooky Young, Pete Christlieb, Ron Carter, James Moody, Ernie Watts, Stevie Wonder, Ray Parker, Jr., and Lee Ritenour, and recorded for Concord Records with guitarist Jimmy Bruno. He spent many years touring internationally as drummer and musical director with entertainer Ben Vereen, with whom he continues to tour and perform internationally.
For more info on Marc please visit www.dicciani.com
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For more info about Korey visit: www.koreykingston.com
For more info about Funky Phil visit: www.philpardell.com