DAVID FRANGIONI

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ABOUT DAVID FRANGIONI

David's musical aspirations began at two years old when he lost his left eye to cancer and he started playing the drums. He is known today as the pioneer of MIDI technology, the founder of award-winning A/V firm Audio One, an author of two books, and the recipient of dozens of gold and platinum albums as technologist, engineer, and/or producer for hundreds of artists including the Stones, Ringo Starr, Aerosmith, Elton John, Sting, Carl Palmer, Journey, Styx, KISS, Phil Collins, Shakira, Ozzy Osbourne, and more.

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"Crash: The World's Greatest Drum Kits" is the definitive Illustrated history of the drum kits of rock and roll legends. Entry is simple. New winners are chosen each week.

WHAT INDUSTRY LEADERS ARE SAYING

Steven Tyler

"I refer to David as ‘Gyro Gearloose’ because he could rewire a Walkman to record 4- track."

Ozzy Osbourne

"[David is] The Rocket Man, only happy when he has a fuse box in his hands!"

Bryan Adams

"When it comes to computers and MIDI, I put David Frangioni in the Hall of Fame."

RECENT PRESS AND INTERVIEWS

Forbes: KISS Drummer Eric Singer Talks Drum Kit History And Design With 'Crash' Author David Frangioni

David Frangioni and Eric Singer discuss the drums that revolutionized music, a drummer’s expression and KISS kits past, present and future.

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Rock N Roll Archaeology: Music Technologist to the Stars—David Frangioni

Enjoy a wide ranging discussion, along with rock star tales as David navigates the seas from early drum machines to MIDI to today’s sprawling live productions.

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Variety: Rock and Roll’s Greatest Drummers Step Out From Behind the Kit for New Book

A review of David's latest book that casts the spotlight on some of rock music’s biggest drummers to showcase the backbone—and backbeat—behind some of the world’s most iconic bands.

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