Dave Tull

Dave Tull's Biography

For thirty years Dave Tull has been known as a world-class jazz and big band drummer. For the last ten years he has built a reputation as a great jazz singer, songwriter and bandleader. In August 2016 Dave was the drummer for the iconic Barbra Streisand US Tours.

Dave's celebrated first CD, "I Just Want To Get Paid", continues to get regular airplay and sell well seven years after its 2009 release. Dave's second CD "Texting and Driving" is in the works, slated for release in early 2017.

Dave has led his trio at The Vail, CO Jazz Festival, The prestigious Los Angeles County Museum of Art Jazz Series (including a two-hour broadcast on KKJZ!), The Newport Beach Jazz Party, The Nash in Phoenix, The Arts Garage in Boca Raton FL, The Miami Jazz Coop in Coral Gables, FL, The Jazz Showcase in Chicago, The Oregon Coast Jazz Party, and The "Jazz at Joe's" concert series in Bend, OR among others. He was a featured performer both singing and drumming at the 2015 and 2016 Frank DeMiero Jazz Festivals. Dave has toured four times in recent years trading tunes and singing duets with vocalist Rebecca Kilgore, and also has performed with pianist/vocalist Judy Roberts.

Recently Dave has served as drummer for Brian Bromberg's recent tour and singer/actor Robert Davi's shows atThe Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Budapest Arena and many other concerts around the world. Dave plays on four of singer Michael Buble's CD's including Buble's notable version of "Moondance". Dave has played drums for several episodes of the FOX TV show "Family Guy" and has backed Seth MacFarlane with The Ron Jones Influence Big Band Dave was the drummer for The Steve Allen Big Band for 5 years and performed many years with The Paul Smith Trio. Richie Cole has featured Dave on drums and vocals, and Cole has arranged two of Dave's original songs for the band!

An active jazz clinician on both drums and vocals, Dave teaches drum set at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, CA, and is the drum set instructor for the Los Angeles Jazz Society's "Bill Green Mentorship Program".

Dave Tull's Gear
Dave Tull

Gear List

Absolute Hybrid Maple Red Autumn finish AMB2216 (22”x16” Bass Drum) AMB1814 (18”x14” Bass Drum) AMT 1007 (10”x7” Rack Tom) AMT1208 (12”x8” Rack Tom) AMF1413 (14”x13” Floor Tom) AMF1615 (16”x15” Floor Tom) AMS1460 (14”x6” Wood Snare Drum) RRS1365 (13”x6.5” Brass Snare Drum) 2 x TH945B Tom Holder HS740A Hi Hat Stand 2 x SS740A Snare Stands 6 x CS755 Boom Cymbal Stands FP9500C Bass Drum Pedal DS840 Drum Throne