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Denny Fongheiser
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Denny Fongheiser grew up in the East Bay of San Francisco in San Leandro. Playing drums at a young age he was influenced by the East Bay Funk and Soul scene of Oakland. His dream was to move to Los Angeles to play on records and tour with recording artists. Denny moved to LA at the age of 19 and not only achieved that dream, he became one of the most in-demand session and live drummers in the business.

Whether playing, producing, writing or arranging, Denny Fongheiser focuses on embracing a great song and bringing out the best in each artist. He can be heard on countless multi-Platinum, Grammy, Oscar and Emmy winning recordings, traveling extensively between Los Angeles, New York, London and Tokyo. He’s toured the world many times over with top Domestic and International Artists. Denny’s written and arranged for countless National TV & Radio Spots as well as creating remixes under his brand - “Groovesoup” blending sounds, rhythms and styles to create new feelings and emotions. He’s co-founded “Sonic Bliss Productions” with his partner Kim Adamis, where they focus on developing music & art and young artists on an international level.

Just a few of Denny’s credits include Heart, Tracy Chapman (including her mega hit Fast Car), Counting Crows (including the hit Mr. Jones), Seal, Peter Frampton, John Paul Jones, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, Boy Meets Girl, Shawn Colvin, Freddy Mercury, The Lion King soundtrack, Tom Cochrane, B’z, Maeda Nobuteru, T-Bone Burnett and was the drummer on I’ll Be There For You, the mega-hit theme for the hit TV show Friends. The list goes on. He is currently preparing and will be the drummer for the highly anticipated Heart tour, reuniting Rock legends/sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson in their long awaited reunion.