Chris Donofrio is an American rock drummer from Asbury Park, New Jersey. He grew up touring and recording with fellow Jersey artist Nicole Atkins. A late night spot on the David Letterman show led Chris to meet frontman Joe Parella of alt rock band Deal Casino in 2015. Deal Casino has been vigorously touring their second album “LLC” for the past two years securing performances at Firefly, Sea Hear Now, and Governor’s Ball Festivals. A follow up LP is currently being recorded for 2020 release.
Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.