Dave DiCenso is a drummer known for his big sound, deep pocket and soulful style - oh yeah...and some blazing chops. He has honed his style by touring and recording with a long and very diverse list of world renowned artists including pop legends Duran Duran, prog-rock icon Steve Morse, contemporary prog-rock master John Petrucci, NYC's hardcore pioneers Cro-Mags, blues-rock master Johnny A., fusion guru David Fiuczynski and contemporary-jazz virtuoso Hiromi.
Growing up in the Boston area with a drumming father, Dave DiCenso has been living drums since he was a toddler. Dave joined the Zildjian family of artists at the age of 21 in 1989.
Along the way, he's worked with a host of renowned bass players including Anthony Jackson, Stu Hamm, and Dave LaRue. Dave has also been a featured performer at major percussion industry events including the Montreal Drum Festival, the Percussive Arts Society Convention, N.A.M.M., and Music MESA.
Because Dave is also known for his teaching skills - he is an Associate Professor of Percussion at Berklee College of Music - he is also an active clinician and has been a featured performer at major percussion industry events including the Modern Drummer Festival, Percussive Arts Society International Convention, N.A.M.M., Music Messe, Drum Daze, and the Montreal Drum Festival.