Fortunately, my career has been fruitful enough to keep me in plain view of an extremely large public, and play shows with many major artists. Some of which are Garth Brooks, George Strait, Kevin Fowler, Cody Johnson, Johnny Lee, Randy Rogers, Johnny Bush, Trace Atkins, Chris Young, Eddy Raven, Lee Ann Rimes, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Ronnie Milsap, Sons of the Desert, Ty Herndon, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Diamond Rio, Georgia Satellites, Doobie Bros. Ricky Van Shelton, Shenandoah, Lone Star, Christopher Cross, Judas Priest, to name a few. I’ve even played in Washington DC for the Republican National Convention, entertaining John Boehner Speaker of the House of the United States of America, and past President George W. Bush.
“If you’re looking for a drum instructor, I’m convinced you couldn’t make a better choice than Phil Dalmolin! In addition to his long professional career and skills, Phil is just a natural teacher. The first time I took my son for a lesson, it was really obvious how well he connects to people and how he translates his passion for music into really outstanding instruction. My son has been taking lessons from Phil for 2.5 years now, has become very talented, is the 1st chair in school band for drums, and has the desire and drive to practice (which he does all the time) and become better. So much of the credit goes to Phil for his ability to teach and inspire!” Jim L.
Below is a timeline of the artists I was employed by over the past four decades. This experience is what I’ll be bringing to the classroom setting.
1971 – 1972 ADOLPH HOFNER and the Pearl Wranglers – Texas swing band
1972 – 1976 U.S. AIR FORCE Communications
1976 – 1977 JOHNNY BUSH with the Potters Wheel Band – Country
1977 – 1978 BARBARA FAIRCHILD Female vocalist and song of the year ‘72
1978 SQUEEZE – Top 40 rock
1978 – 1979 TOO SMOOTH – All original rock
1979 – 1980 GONE CITY – Funk fusion
1980 – 1982 TEXAS COOKIN BAND – Country
1983 FRENCHIE BURKE – Country instrumentalist of the year ’78 & ’81
1983 – 1984 KENNY DALE Capitol records – Country
1984 – 1987 THE BOIZ – Techno pop rock
1987 PATSY TORRES – Tejano
1987 BETH WILLIAMS BGM Records – Country
1988 THE JOE AERO BAND – Top 40 Cover
1989 – 1994 BOBBY FLORES and ANGELFIRE – Top 40 Country
1994 LINDY AND THE LOOK – Las Vegas Show band
1995 – 1996 DEL RIO – Top 40 Country
1996 – 1997 THE DIXIE CHICKS Sony Records – Country pop
1997 – 1998 THE SHOPPE MTM Records – Show band
1998 – 2000 CLAY BLAKER Neobilly Records-Country
2000 – 2005 SIX FLAGS FIESTA TEXAS – “Rockin the Country” Production.
2005 – 2006 HOUSE BAND Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino and Resort
2006 – 2008 THE BEN McPEAK BAND – Corporate Party Band
2008 – Present TEXAS UNLIMITED BAND – Corporate Party Band
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