Dave Previ: drums

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Dave Previ is an NYC drummer that specializes in funk and rock music.  A member of local bands as well as a session player, Dave’s experience ranges from delicate singer songwriter gigs to heavy odd meter progressive rock as well as funk, country and Broadway.

Since moving to New York in 2005, Dave has played with Pat McGee, Mieka Pauly, Madison South, Nevereven, Suspicious BrownMandy The Bandit & The It Band, The RitMo Collective, Laura Thomas Band, Food Will Win The War, Radio Tea, SusMo, Sublunar Minds, Temple Hill, Lauren Hunt, The Devil Nellys, In Flight Radio, Wellbilt, Bobby T. & The Magic Voyagers and Shane Gamble, NYU Modern Dance Classes.

Dave is also a contributing columnist for Modern Drummer magazine.  You can read his reviews and interviews in current issues of the magazine.

Dave teaches at The Collective School of Music and is available for private lessons in studios in Manhattan and Williamsburg Brooklyn. Contact him to set up some sessions! A Collective alumni, Dave’s teaching varies from rudiments & reading to technique & coordination to functional time playing in various styles on the drum set.



Willamette – Grand Award

Willamette – In the Box

Willamette – Princess

Savoy – Play Me Down The Stairs Boys

Savoy – Outside is Getting Dark

Nevereven – The World of Tomorrow

Nevereven – Remainder

George Grant & The Might Templars – Leaving Not Believing

George Grant & The Might Templars – Move On

George Grant & The Might Templars – The Street Called Broken Dreams

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143 Roebling Street
Brooklyn, NY



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