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Michael Cafasso
Regional Drumset Artist - United States

Overview

Michael Cafasso is a rock & country drummer that resides in Northern Massachusetts. Raised in Everett, MA in a household that had big band and rock tunes playing all the time, Michael was drawn to music from an early age. After years of playing piano and trumpet, he realized that his true calling was to be a drummer.

Currently supporting Lexi James and her 2016 release "Brave" Michael has been playing extensively throughout New England with additional shows encompassing Nashville and the East Coast. He recorded the EP in Nashville with the Grammy/ CMA award winning team of producer James Stroud and engineer Julian King.

When not supporting Lexi James, Michael plays the Greater Boston area with multiple acts including The Munk Duane Band and The Emergency Broadcast System. He is also an active recording studio drum tech and session player.

Michael studied extensively with Mike Mangini (Dream Theater), Nels Dielman (Urban Family Dog, LA sessions) and also studied with respected Boston area teachers John Georges and Frank Sarcia. He has shared the stage and recording studio with Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Sonny Mone (Crazy Horse), James Montgomery, Gary Pihl (Sammy Hagar, Boston) and hundreds of local players over the span of his 25+ year drumming career.