Welcome to dantomlinson.com

Dan Tomlinson is a Phoenix-based drummer/teacher who has toured and recorded with many world-renowned musicians, most notably Acoustic Alchemy and Lyle Lovett.

Dan has performed on numerous television shows such as The Tonight Show (17 times), David Letterman, The Grammy Awards, Austin City Limits, Good Morning America, and Regis and Kathy Lee.

Dan has also played at the White House twice along with all the major venues in the United States and Europe. With Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Dan played with guest artists Sting, Bonnie Raitt, Rickie Lee Jones, Bela Fleck, Jackson Browne, Jimmy Buffett, George Duke, Leo Kottke, Alison Krauss, k.d. lang, Willie Nelson, and many more.

Dan teaches at Phoenix College and Mesa Community College. He also wrote a drum book (The World of Flams), voted best drum book of the year by Drum Magazine in 2000.

Dan continues to fill in as drummer for Lyle Lovett’s Large Band.