Brian Dunne, Drums
Drummer Brian Dunne has been part of
the NYC music scene for the past 10 years having played
for a list of artists who's musical genre's range from
funk with the Legendary Average White Band, jazz with
Shanachie recording artist Chuck Loeb, R&B with Columbia
artist Sara Devine, rock with Corey Glover and pop with
While in college Brian started a musical
relationship with Guitarist Teddy Kumpel and became the
drummer in his band 'NOMESANE' featuring Andy Middleton
on sax, and Tony Scherr on bass. Shortly after, Brian
met two more important people in his development as a
"Working" drummer in NYC, Saxophonist Dave Mann
& Guitarist Chuck Loeb (both of whom he still plays
with). "Dave and Chuck opened a lot of doors for
me and have given me the opportunity to play with some
of the best players out there".
Brian's affiliation with Chuck has resulted
in performances with players such as Michael Brecker,
Randy Brecker, Bob James, Dave Samuels, & Will Lee.
Chuck has also used Brian on his last four solo records
and on various other artist's records he has produced
such as Bob James, Michael Franks and Jay Beckenstien.
In addition to records, Brian's playing can be heard on
the movie sound tracks 'Lucky Numbers' Paramount pictures
staring John Travolta and Lisa Kudrow and most recently
'Intolerable Cruelty' Universal Films Staring George Clooney
and Catherine Zeta Jones.
Most recently, Brian has been touring
with the Average White Band), Chuck Loeb's Band and Sara
Devine. Other recent gigs include Stephanie Mills, Patti
Austin, Randy Brecker and Dave Samuels (Berks Jazz Festival),
keyboardist Mike Ricchiuti.