Daniel Sommer is a Danish drummer living in Copenhagen. Being born (1987) in Aarhus, Denmark in a musical family Daniel Sommer has always been surrounded by music. He started playing drums when he was 5 years old and started to perform with different bands when he was 13 years old. He is widely known for his sensitive and creative drumming and he has been touring all over the world.
Sommer has contributed to a wide range of releases ranging from minimalist avant-garde to highly swinging straight ahead - which has won great praise among critics. He has also recorded for different pop artists and he is exploring hip-hop beats in his own band OrgelDuo. Sommer's musical flexibility and sharp contrasts create the right conditions for the music to never lose its grip.
He holds a Master's degree in Music from the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and The Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Daniel Sommer also has an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma / Soloist Line of Study (A.P.D) from the Danish National Academy of Music, 2022
Daniel is Endorsed by the fantastic Canopus drums from Japan.