Daniel Platzman Biography
Birthday: September 28, 1986 (Libra)
Born In: Atlanta, Georgia
Daniel James Platzman is an American musician, composer, and songwriter. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays drums for the Grammy award winning band Imagine Dragons. He has also played trumpet in a concert band, violin in a pit band, viola in an orchestra, guitar/vocals in a rock band, and bass at a club in Manhattan. Daniel and his Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons have released two albums as of 2015, and both were smashing hits. He shared the 2014 Grammy award for Best Rock Performance with the band. He has participated in the prestigious Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program at the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. He has also played in the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, the Urban Outreach Jazz Orchestra, and the Berklee Rainbow Big Band. He has received the Vic Firth Award for Outstanding Musicianship as well as the Michael Rendish Award in Film Scoring. Platzman has appeared on the cover of Drum! magazine's March 2015 issue, and was also profiled by Drum! in its May issue.