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Who is Kyle Crane?

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Crane Like the Bird

The album was the first recorded as a leader by Kyle Crane.The instrumentation varies from track to track, but keyboards and synthesizers feature prominently.

Kyle Crane has performed or recorded/toured with artists such as Daniel Lanois, Glen Ballard, Judith Hill, Everest, Bridgit Mendler, Crystal Bowersox, Tim Hughes, Rickey Minor and The Tonight Show Band, Dale Crover(Nirvana/Melvins), Monte Mar, Bo Koster(My Morning Jacket), Red Elvises, American Authors, Joe Plummer(The Shins, Modest Mouse), Jesse & Joy, John Mayer, Neko Case and many others. He has toured as the opener for artists like Neil Young and performed on The Latin Grammys, JUNO Awards, David Letterman, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Nick and Artie Show, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and Kelly and Michael. While attending Berklee College of Music Crane received a near perfect rating of 8877 out of 8888 by distinguished faculty. He studied under Terri Lyne Carrington and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Crane was awarded the Berklee Achievement Scholarship and the Lionel Hampton drumming scholarship which brought him to Graduate School at USC where he studied with Peter Erskine. Now an active studio drummer, Crane can be heard on anything from hip-hop records featuring Kanye West to jazz records with Sam Barsh. He has been featured in magazines such as Modern Drummer Magazine, L.A Weekly and Berklee Today Magazine. Crane plays C&C Drums, Istanbul Agop Cymbals and Remo Drumheads.

The musician who was Miles Teller’s drum double in Whiplash also announced his star-studded debut


El músico que era el doble baterista de Miles Teller en Whiplash también anunció su debut lleno de estrellas.

On January 18th, Crane released his debut album, Crane Like the Bird. “I’ve always had songs, but you keep putting them on the shelf when you’re a sideman,” Crane said of finally putting out his own music. The effort features contributions from a diverse range of artists that includes M. WardConor OberstDaniel LanoisThe Shins’ James MercerPeter Bjorn and John’s Peter Morén, jazz pianist Brad MehldauBrazilian Girls’ Sabina Sciubba, and Empire of the Sun’s Luke Steele.

El 18 de enero de 2019, Crane lanzó su álbum debut, Crane Like the Bird. "Siempre he tenido canciones, pero sigues poniéndolas en el estante cuando eres un sideman", dijo Crane, y finalmente sacó su propia música. El esfuerzo cuenta con contribuciones de una amplia gama de artistas que incluye  M. WardConor Oberst, Daniel LanoisThe Shins’ James MercerPeter Bjorn and John’s Peter Morén, pianista de jazz Brad MehldauBrazilian Girls’ Sabina Sciubba, y Empire of the Sun’s Luke Steele.

If you don’t recognize Kyle Crane, take a look at his hands, because you’ve seen them if you’ve seen the Oscar-winning 2014 film Whiplash. Crane served as Miles Teller’s drum double on the film, which saw his sticks blur throughout several dizzying solos. So, yes, Crane is an incredible drummer

Si no reconoces a Kyle Crane, échale un vistazo a sus manos, porque las has visto si has visto la película Whiplash ganadora del Oscar 2014. Crane sirvió como el doble tambor de Miles Teller en la película, que vio cómo sus bastones se desdibujaban a lo  largo  de varios solos vertiginosos.  Entonces, sí, Crane es un baterista increíble

Cover of Album of Crane Like the Bird
Crane on the piano listening the recording with Bon in the Studio

the 8877

 While attending Berklee College of Music Kyle Crane received a near perfect rating of 8877 out of 8888 by distinguished faculty. He studied under Terri Lyne Carrington and graduated Magna Cum Laude

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