Dave Beyer

Dave Beyer

Drum Performance, General Music


Dave Beyer is an in-demand professional drummer, producer and educator in the Los Angeles area. He has toured, performed live and/or recorded with artists including Jim Messina, Melissa Etheridge, Christopher Cross, Wilson Phillips, Loggins & Messina, The Motels, Jewel, Joan Osborne, Buzzy Feiten, Michael McDonald, Stephen Bishop, Jango, and Greg Allman.

Dave has performed at major venues worldwide, including the Greek Theater, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Woodstock, Madison Square Garden and Royal Albert Hall; and has played on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, David Letterman Show, Austin City Limits, and Jon Stewart, to name a few.

He is also an in-demand session player for albums, TV and film work, and his drumming can be heard in series and films such as “Princess Diaries”, “30 Rock”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Extreme Home Makeover” and “The New Adventures of Pinocchio.” Dave’s album work includes “Your Little Secret” (Melissa Etheridge), “Kenny Loggins & Friends” (Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina, Michael McDonald, David Foster, Thundercat), “In the Groove” (Jim Messina), “Cafe Carlyle Sessions” & “Doctor Faith” (Christopher Cross). (Extended Discography below)

Dave is a producer who runs his own recording studio. He is on the faculty at the
renowned L.A. College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena, and created the school’s Rock
Drums and Producing/Recording curriculums. Dave has performed drum clinics in
countries across the globe, including Australia, Germany, China and the U.S.


  • Your Little Secret (Melissa Etheridge)
  • Happy Xmas / This War Is Over (Melissa Etheridge)
  • Woodstock ’94 (Melissa Etheridge)
  • The Concert for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Melissa Etheridge)
  • Boys on the Side (Melissa Etheridge, Original Soundtrack Album)
  • Kenny Loggins & Friends (Michael McDonald, David Foster, Jim Messina, Thundercat)
  • Doctor Faith (Christopher Cross)
  • The Cafe Carlyle Sessions (Christopher Cross)
  • A Night in Paris (Christopher Cross)
  • Christopher Cross & Friends Live (Michael McDonald, Mike Love, Eric Johnson)
  • In the Groove (Jim Messina)
  • America, Live At the Ventura Theater (Andrew Gold, Stephen Bishop, Luis Conte)
  • Whirlies (Buzz Feiten)
  • Dreamtown (Jango)
  • Closer to Home (Jango)
  • Red Day Dawn (Jango)
  • On the Way Back to Memphis (Jango)
  • Tequila Moon (Jessy J.)
  • Kiki (Kiki Ebsen)
  • Uninvited Guests (Debra Davis)
  • Angels in the Attic (Debra Davis)
  • Complete (Debra Davis)
  • Swimming Lesson (Rob Laufer)