283 – Danny Gottlieb: New Duo Record with Mark Egan, Drumming for Pat Metheny, Studying with Joe Morello
Danny Gottlieb is one of the most popular drummers in jazz and contemporary music. While best known as the drummer in the original Pat Metheny Group, of which he was a member for six years, Danny, during the past 30 years, has performed and recorded with some of the world’s greatest musicians including Airto and Flora Purim Group, Al DiMeola Project, Blues Brothers Band, Bobby McFerrin Trio, Elements (co-leader with Mark Egan), Gary Burton Quartet, Gil Evans Orchestra, WDR Big Band, Gary Sinise’s band: Lt Dan Band and many more.
Danny has been on the covers of Modern Drummer, Down Beat, Drums and Percussion, Rhythm, and Drum Scene magazines.
In this episode, Danny talks about:
- Teaching at the University of North Florida
- The multicultural experiences of music
- Drumming with the Pat Metheny Group
- Recording in the late 70’s
- The new recording “Electric Blue” with Mark Egan
- Reflecting on Lyle Mays
- Studying with Joe Morello
- Drumming for the Gary Sinise’s band: Lt Dan Band
Find the new recording here: https://markegan.com/wavetone
This episode is sponsored by Beier Drums
Check out Troy Lucketta rocking the Beier 4 x 15 snare here
Danny currently endorses: Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drum Heads, Basix Drums, Hot Sticks, Eames Drum Shells, Calato Brushes, Vic Firth Mallets, Alternate Mode-Kat products, Shure Microphones, Hammerax Products.