Dana is a Los Angeles, CA based drummer, born and raised in northern New Jersey. He holds a bachelors degree in music from William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ where he was a member of the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble and William Paterson New Music Ensemble.
Dana's tour experience includes runs with Maggie Rogers, Max Schneider (MAX), Doe Paoro, Ron Pope, Penguin Prison, Crazy and the Brains, The Bones of J.R. Jones, LEAN, White Prism and Waking Lights. He has also performed alongside artists such as Halsey, Cash Cash, Pronoun, Erich Bergen (Jersey Boys), Alex Newell (Glee), Charlene Kaye (San Fermin), Born Cages, Sam Dew, Psychic Twin, Secret Islands, and many more over the years.
He has accompanied artists on Saturday Night Live, The Ellen Show, ACL Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Later... with Jools Holland, The Late Late Show with James Corden, NPR Music's Tiny Desk, Triple J's Like a Version, MTV's Artist To Watch, Palladia/MTV LIVE, NBC's The Today Show, Sunday Brunch (UK), VH1's Big Morning Buzz, and Fuse's White Guy Talk Show.
Dana is a proud player of Paiste cymbals,
Remo drum heads, Vater drum sticks and SKB cases.