Michael Braun (drummer)

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Michael Braun is an American musician/songwriter specializing in drums, most recognized as Hall & Oates longest touring drummer (from 1989–2010).[1]

Michael has performed with artists including: Billy Joel, Todd Rundgren, Michael McDonald, Toots & the Maytals, Kenny Loggins, KT Tunstall, Carly Simon, Graham Parker, Peter Frampton, John Waite, Duane Eddy, Rick Wakeman, Peter Allen, Michael Bolton, John Sebastian, Phoebe Snow, Leon Redbone, Chuck Berry, Elliott Murphy, Bo Diddley and Tom Rush.[2][3][4]

Michael, who lives in Portland, Oregon, has been playing professionally since the early 1970s. His son Ben Braun, is in the electropop band Mackintosh Braun.[5]


  1. ^ "Mike Braun | Yamaha Artists". Yamaha.com. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Vic Firth Artist: Michael Braun". Vicfirth.com. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Mike Braun Artist Page". Zildjian.com. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Night Lights: Credits". Elliott Murphy. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Mackintosh Braun - Artists". Atlantic Records. Retrieved 30 April 2012.