One of today's top players, New York-based John Favicchia has performed and recorded with such greats as Steve Khan, Tony Levin, Chieli Minucci, Lonnie Plaxico, John Benitez, Harvie S., Larry Coryell, Dean Brown, Rachel Z., Eddie Money, The Tokens, Kerry Kearney, Chris Geith, Laco Deczi, Mike Pope, Steve Adelson and Bob Malach. Known for his extreme versatility, in the course of a week John can be seen drumming from NYC Jazz Clubs to Rock Concert halls to International Drum Festivals as well as the top Music Festivals around the world.
His band, Dharma All Stars, blends various styles into a powerful blast of fusion that spans the extremes of the dynamic range. Favicchia has been busy touring and recording as well as stepping up to the plate with his own solo releases. His debut, World Time, earned rave reviews and was a Top 10 Critics' Pick of the Year in Jazziz Magazine. Favicchia is all about the mindful side of playing drums of making music from the mind, for the mind. Increasingly in-demand for drum clinics and festivals, John has recently played major events and clinics around the world.