Dorian Crozier (born June 11, 1972) is an American drummer, mixer and producer.
Life and career
Crozier was born in Saratoga Springs, New York.
A session drummer whose credits include Pink, Joe Cocker, Rascal Flatts, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, The Jonas Brothers, the film Rent, Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, and David Cook. He has worked with Grammy award-winning producers Rob Cavallo, John Fields, Tim James & Antonina Armato, most recently VersaEmerge's debut full-length album, Fixed at Zero, among many others.
In 2005, Seth Swirsky's album, Instant Pleasure, produced by Dorian Crozier, won Best Pop Album at the Los Angeles Music awards. Guest appearances on the 11-song album, include Andy Sturmer of Jellyfish, The Rembrandts, Michael Chavez of John Mayer's band and Justin Meldal-Johnsen of Beck. Several tracks from the album were featured on XM Radio's The Loft's "In Spite of All the Danger" program.
In 2007, Dorian Crozier is one of the producers of Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus, the second soundtrack from the Disney Channel original series Hannah Montana and the debut solo album by Miley Cyrus who stars in the television series.
Dorian Crozier is often called "Wook". In Minneapolis he played with Dr. Mambo's Combo and regularly played with Prince and Michael Bland. He was also the initiator of the band Greazy Meal.
- Spin This (Danny Wilde + The Rembrandts) (1998)
- America Town (Five for Fighting) (2000)
- Evan & Jaron (Evan & Jaron) (2000)
- Grammy Nominees 2002 (Various Artists) (2002)
- Beautiful Letdown (Switchfoot) (2003)
- Coverage (Mandy Moore) (2003)
- Try This (Pink) (2003)
- Beautiful Letdown (Switchfoot) (2004)
- Into the Rush (Aly & AJ) (2005)
- Rent Original Soundtrack (2005)
- Goodbye Alice in Wonderland (Jewel) (2006)
- Major Lodge Victory (Gin Blossoms) (2006)
- Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) (2007)
- Jonas Brothers (Jonas Brothers) (2007)
- Taking Chances (Celine Dion) (2007)
- Unbreakable (Backstreet Boys) (2007)
- All Sides (O.A.R.) (2008)
- David Cook (David Cook) (2008)
- A Little Bit Longer (Jonas Brothers) (2008)
- Don't Forget (Demi Lovato) (2008)
- Sound of Madness (Shinedown) (2008)
- Grammy Nominees 2008 (Various Artists) (2008)
- Lines, Vines and Trying Times (Jonas Brothers) (2009)
- Here We Go Again (Demi Lovato) (2009)
- For Your Entertainment (Adam Lambert) (2009)
- Fixed at Zero (VersaEmerge) (2010)
- Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (My Chemical Romance) (2010)
- David Cook (This Loud Morning) (2011)
- Joe Cocker (Fire It Up) (2012)
- Rascal Flatts (Changed) (2012)
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