Renowned musician Dan Tomlinson visits, teaches aspiring musicians

Dan Tomlinson (in center, wearing tie) with Xavier/Brophy students and Xavier faculty members. (submitted photo)

Dan Tomlinson (in center, wearing tie) with Xavier/Brophy students and Xavier faculty members. (submitted photo)

Xavier College Preparatory welcomed renowned drummer, educator, and recording engineer Dan Tomlinson to campus on Sept. 21 to teach a drum master class.

Invited by Xavier’s Classical Music Club, Mr. Tomlinson shared his talents and insights with the school’s students and faculty members, according to a press release.

Mr. Tomlinson has toured and recorded with many world-renowned musicians, most notably Acoustic Alchemy and Lyle Lovett.  He has performed on numerous television shows such as The Tonight Show 17 times, David Letterman, The Grammy Awards, Austin City Limits, Good Morning America, and Regis and Kathy Lee.

He has also played at the White House twice, along with all of the major venues in the United States and Europe, the release stated. With Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Mr. Tomlinson played with guest artists Sting, Bonnie Raitt, Rickie Lee Jones, Bela Fleck, Jackson Browne, Jimmy Buffett, George Duke, Leo Kottke, Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson, and more.

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