.670″ – 17″ Long – oval-round tip
Darien is from O’fallon IL, where he attended O’fallon Township High School. While in school he
was a member of Gateway Indoor Percussion ( St. Louis MO). Darien was also a member of
Colts Drum & Bugle Corps (2010), and while he was in school studying music performance,
Darien started writing and performing with the production company Beyond Limits, as a
drummer and music arranger. Darien was performing and arranging many plays in the metro
east area. In late 2010, Darien started to share his music and now has a fan base in East Asia.
In 2011 he became the percussion instructor for Mater Dai Catholic High School in Bresse (IL),
and with hard work and diligence, he become the Percussion Director for the Nebraska Railmen
Drum and Bugle Corps. His season with Railmen started in 2014. Darien was the percussion
Caption Head for Antelope High School, where he worked with the marching band, jazz band
and percussion ensembles. Darien has continued working around the country with various
music organizations. He became apart of Sacramento Metropolitan Community Choir, who’s
apart of (GMWA) Gospel Music Workshop.With his talents reaching new heights, Darien has
also excelled in the music business, becoming COO of Symrna Cymbals USA. A Turkish
Cymbal Distribution Company in the UK. He’s also in partnership/founding member of Drum
Gear Alliance. It’s a group of different drum companies working together as a one stop shop for
drummers. These companies are as follows. Cooper Groove Performance Drum Sticks, Kick
Straps, Sledge Pads, Canopus Drums, Queen City Custom Drums, Jamtec,Campro Throwoffs
and Symrna Cymbals USA. Spreading his knowledge of the company through various
clinics,drum festivals, trade shows and educational programs. With Darien’s experience in
marching percussion, it has lead him to become the Marching Percussion Ambassador for
Cooper Groove Performance DrumSticks. He also has a signature marching percussion stick,
Darien Guy 89 Series. This stick was designed to help beginners to advanced players, with a
decrease in fatigue, stimulates pressure points. Also giving you a direct guide to traditional grip.
Darien continues to push towards his goals in the music business. Taking leaps and bounds to
connect community of drummers and percussion educators.
The GrooveGrip™ will change the way you play!
- Increase your grip, eliminate the need for gloves, wax, tape or rubber grips
- Relax your hands
- Keep your hands dry
- Stimulate your pressure points
- Decrease/eliminate shock to your hands/arms
- Decrease/eliminate cramps, tingling, slips, drops and fatigue
- The grooves provide ssensory feedback, so you know always know where your grip is
Made from American Hickory in the USA
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