Mike Casano is a drummer, producer, writer, educator and DJ based in New England. Mike graduated from Berklee College of Music and has performed with The Drifters, Keegan-Michael Key, Uzo Aduba, Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, George Garzone, Ellis Hall, Chas West, Aubrey Logan, Katrin, Christine Fawson, Linda Calise, Myanna, Mark Love, Grover & CGI, Scott Tarulli, Alison Keslow, Jen Murdza, Peter Levesque, Brass Force, GQ & The Lady and the New England Philharmonic. Mike was featured in DRUM! magazine and has written articles published in Modern Drummer magazine. Mike provides online instructional content through his Barn Drummer™ website. Mike and his father, Joe Casano, lead a jazz big band called Mike & Joe’s Big Band. He also leads his own jazz/fusion group (Mike Casano Fusion) and produces original neo-soul music (My Key C “We Got This” and “Play That Game”). Over the years, Mike has opened up for Brandi Carlile and Blood Sweat & Tears and has played live on tv and radio in Boston. He has helped write the theme songs for the Ronnie Mund Block Party (Howard Stern) and the Planet Mikey Show (WEEI sports radio; podcast). Mike has over 21 years of experience teaching private and group lessons, percussion ensembles, marching band drumlines, jazz rhythm section clinics, master classes, and for the Victor Wooten bass camp at Berklee.
MIKE CASANO FUSION Go Anywhere Live!
MY KEY C We Got This
MY KEY C Play That Game
MY KEY C Instrumental EP
THE DRIFTERS Charlie Thomas' Drifters Live!
KATRIN Soul Wide Open
CHRISTINE FAWSON My Side
PETER LEVESQUE Wander
SCOTT TARULLI Anywhere, Anytime
ALISON KESLOW Bass Dharma
JEN MURDZA Good Little Worker Bees
METRO WEST THUMP Pop Bop