Dan Traglia is a drummer, session musician, and private instructor based out of the New York City and North Jersey area. Drawing influence from a wide range of styles, Dan provides a unique and versatile feel, creating an environment where serving the music is the foremost priority.
Dan began studying the drums at the age of nine under acclaimed drummer and educator Joe Bergamini. He continued his studies by completing a degree in Jazz Studies at William Paterson University. Upon completing his degree, he became a mainstay on the local New Jersey music scene, playing in several cover, wedding, corporate and private event bands.
His experiences have taken him on tour, both nationally and internationally, with several artists including a Latin American Tour in direct support of The Jonas Brothers, as a member of Deleasa & The Foundation. He also served as a member of NYC Blues Rock band, MoTHER, opening for several national acts. Dan has made appearances on television networks such as E!, E! Latino, and Fox.
Nowadays, Dan can be found working as a sideman in the New York City area. Most recently, Dan has found his way onto NYC’s Broadway music scene as a sub drummer on shows including Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Rock of Ages, and a production of Footloose at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Outside of playing live, Dan enjoys a career as a studio session drummer and records for several independent artists. Dan is also heavily involved in teaching future generation of drummers by instructing and arranging music for high school drumlines throughout New Jersey. He also maintains a steady roster of both online and in person drum students from his studio–The DT Drum Studio–located in Morris County, NJ.