Robin DiMaggio in 2009
|Genres||Rock, world music|
|Occupations||Musician, producer, writer|
Robin DiMaggio (born 1971) is a drummer/percussionist based out of Los Angeles. He has performed/recorded with artists as diverse as Paul Simon, Diana Ross, and Dr. Dre. He has also worked as a producer/songwriter and a composer/arranger, and produced the albums Road to Forever (2012) by Don Felder and Be Here Then (2014) by Stephen Bishop.
As a drummer and percussionist, DiMaggio has performed/recorded with a variety of artists including Steve Vai, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Jackson Browne, Diana Ross, Dr. Dre, Luther Vandross, Sean Lennon, Johnny Cash, Flo Rida, Billy Ray Cyrus, Gladys Knight, R. Kelly and Chris Isaak, just to name a few, as well as sitarist/composer Ravi Shankar.
In September 2013, Robin became musical director and drummer for the Arsenio Hall Show. Previously, he was the house band drummer on the CW's hit game show Oh Sit and TBS' Lopez Tonight, hosted by George Lopez. Robin recently produced Don Felder's Road to Forever (2012) and Stephen Bishop's Be Here Then.
He is in the preliminary stages of helping spearhead the first U.N. School of Art, Culture and Music in Southern California. DiMaggio has been named the Music Director for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Awards from 2009–2014.
|Album title||Release details|
- 2009: Planet Groove (ISBN 9781423464716) – drum training DVD
|1984||Steve Vai||Flex-Able Leftovers|
|1999||The Ultra Zone|
|2000||The 7th Song|
|Andrew Dice Clay||Face Down Ass Up|
|2002||Steve Vai||The Elusive Light and Sound, Vol. 1|
|2005||Thierry Maillard Trio||Entre Deux Mondes|
|Diana Ross||I Love You|
|2007||Song of America||Various Artists|
|2008||Keaton Simons||Can You Hear Me|
|Iglu & Hartly||& Then Boom|
|2012||Don Felder||Road to Forever|
|2014||Stephen Bishop||Be Here Then|