D. Miller Music

Session Drummer for Hire

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HERE'S WHAT YOU GET: - High-Quality drum tracks for one song(Raw files with no processing) - A free Zoom call so we can talk through details. - We'll work on the song until it is exactly how you want it Each song costs $70

WHY CHOOSE ME?
I’ve been playing drums for over 20 years. and I have a degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Kansas, I went viral in 2019 for playing drums during a KU basketball game, (search KU Drummer if you want to see it) I’m not only a drummer, but also a composer, arranger, and piano player so I have a broad knowledge of many music styles.

ZOOM CALL
Here we will chat about the song, the idea that you have for it, and any details that I need to know before I record the song.

RECORDING
After I have recorded the drums tracks, I’ll send you an mp3 mix of your song with my drums. Here you can give me your comments, and I can make any changes you want until you´re 100% happy.

DOWNLOAD
When you’re 100% happy, I´ll send you a download link, where you can download your High-quality drum files. Just drag and drop the files into your DAW and you´re ready to mix.

A song length of max 6 minutes is preferred. I will add additional costs to songs, more than 6 minutes long

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with D. Miller Music

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: There is a song that I released with my band Glass Bandit called Good Intentions that I am really proud of. We have made incredible strides in how we write our music and record and the chemistry that we built is shown on that song.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Currently working on my first album with my band Glass Bandit set to release sometime in early 2022

  5. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  6. A: I promise to provide the exact amount of flavor that your song needs to be a success

  7. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  8. A: I love being creative in a musical setting and playing drums has allowed me to express my creativity

  9. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  10. A: Are you the drummer from that viral video on ESPN? My answer is yes I am.

  11. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  12. A: I can't make any money from making music.

  13. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  14. A: What is the style? Are there any specific details that I need to know about?

  15. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  16. A: If you have any specific details in your song that are crucial to the project, I need to know them before I hit record.

  17. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  18. A: I started playing drums at the age of 3 in my hometown church. In high school I started getting more serious about making music my career choice. I went to college at the University of Kansas to pursue a degree in Jazz Studies to continue playing drums. Started a band during my junior year called Glass Bandit. Today I have my degree in Jazz Studies and continue to write and play drums for Glass Bandit.

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: My style consists of a lot of different styles including Jazz, Funk, Soul, Pop, and Rock.

  21. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  22. A: I would enjoy working with Justin Timberlake. HIs writing style suits my playing very well.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: tune your drums to what helps you play your absolute best.

  25. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  26. A: I usually work on a lot of funk and soul music, but I am open to any and all genres of music.

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: My sense of groove and time are my strongest skills

  29. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  30. A: What I bring is the Soul. I bring the groove that ties everything together to make the song great

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: My set is made up of different drums that I have bought over time. The drums I have are a 20 inch Sonor bass drum, A 10 inch Ludwig rack tom, a 13 inch Ludwig Floor tom, A 16 inch Sonor Floor tom, and a 14x6.5 inch Grestch Snare. Cymbals are a mix of sabuan and Zildjian cymbals.

  33. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  34. A: Taron Lockett, Petar Janjic, Robert Searight, Aaron Smith, and Brian Frasier-Moore are my biggest inspirations

  35. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  36. A: I provide the foundation that puts the song together.

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