DANNY THOMPSON : DRUMS
Danny joined the Alan Parsons Live Project in March 2010 for their tour of Eastern Europe and The Middle East.
Danny grew up in Marin County California and was fortunate enough to be mentored at a young age by Creek Hart son of Mickey Hart (The Grateful Dead). Dan studied under some of the greats like, Chuck Brown, Terry Bozzio, Dana Miller.
2008: Danny joined the Scott Weiland solo band (Velvet Revolver & Stone Temple Pilots front man) and performed on tracks for Scott’s new release, Happy in Galoshes. The band also got the chance to play Jay Leno, Jimmie Kimmel, Carson Daly and toured throughout U.S. and abroad.
2004-07: Danny was a member of The Mother Truckers (Texas based country rockabilly band) on Funzalo Records.
He also worked with Sara Betten (K’s choice) and appeared in a number of videos and live performances. Through the years Dan has played with some real pros like Les Claypool (Primus), Mark Rivera (Billie Joel), Vince Neil, Jacob Dylan and Doug Grean.
1998-2003: Protein: a band signed to Sony’s W.O.R.K. Group, released 2 full length albums and toured the U.S. with Sugar Ray, No Doubt, Limp Bizkit, Primus and Sublime. Also the band had an MTV Asia Buzz clip.