Dante' Roberson
Dante' Roberson

With over two decades of live performance, tour, and session drumming under his belt, Dante brings his drive, innovation, and expertise to any project. Regarded as one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, Dante's style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. 

Grammy-winning Dante has performed and/or recorded with a wide variety of artists, such as Najee, Carl “The Rev” Wheeler, Robert Stewart, Ivan Johnson, 98 Degrees, The Coup, The B.L.A.C.K Experience, Marcus Miller, Demetrius Tolefree, Chico DeBarge, El DeBarge, ICON, YoLa, Rolando Al-Anan, Regina Belle, Eric Benet, X-Executioners, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Tank, Dwayne Wiggins, Byron Cage, EnVogue, The Whispers, Cameo, Tony Saunders, Stephanie Mills, Skip Soder and many others. 

Dante credits Anthony King, Joel Smith and his high school jazz band teacher David Machoni for teaching him how to read and music theory. He wouldn’t be where he is without Will Kennedy and Dennis Chambers taking him under their wings, acting as mentors. A resident of the Bay Area, Dante enjoys playing a variety of styles and credits his versatility to the rich musical history of his hometown as well as the patience and skill of teachers and mentors. 

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