Dango (US)

Paiste Artist Since Nov 2008


14" Alpha Rock Hats
8" Alpha Thin Splash
19" Alpha Rock Crash
21" Alpha Groove Ride
20" Alpha Rock Crash
18" Alpha Medium Swiss Crash


Dango is a drummer based in Nashville, TN and plays for pop country artist Katie Armiger, who is the best selling and longest charting independent female in the history of country music. He is also a long time member of the punk band Amber Pacific. In 10 years with Amber Pacific he has played on all four of their full-length albums, had songs on TV shows, movie soundtracks, video games, and radio. They have also had multiple videos on MTV and played several years on the Vans Warped Tour.

Besides Dango's love for playing fast punk rock he also gained an appreciation for several styles of music while getting his bachelors degree in music performance from Belmont University, where he studied with Chester Thompson and Brian Fullen. Dango has performed with artists and bands in several genres of music including: Craig Campbell, Deana Carter, RED, All Time Low, Nofx, Mxpx, Reliant K, Tricia (Superchick), Manafest, Tommy Walker, Phil Joel (Newsboys), Warren Barfield, and The Bucket Boys.

Dango has also released an instructional DVD - Developing Your Own Sound, which can be found on his website. He also teaches private lessons in Nashville, or via skype. Dango also proudly endorses DW drums, Evans heads, Promark sticks, Protection Racket cases, Kickport, and Cympad.