Robert “DP” Di Pietro is a drummer and a songwriter. He has had the pleasure to perform/tour/record (as a drummer) with Ursa Minor, Norah Jones, Alex Cuba, Josh Rouse, Jesse Harris, La Mar Enfortuna, Elysian Fields, Falu, Smokey Hormel, Joshua Radin, Gustafer Yellowgold, Fela on Broadway, Sasha Dobson, Priscilla Ahn, Schuyler Fisk, Vanessa Carlton, Serena Jost, Kasey Chambers, as well as many others. His TV credits include playing on The David Letterman Show, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The Conan O'Brien Show, The View, The Today Show, The Early Show, and Live from Abbey Road. He will also be appearing/performing in the new Seth Macfarlane movie due out in July 2012.
As a composer, he has written hundreds of songs. Currently, he has just finished his 3rd album, Bad Luck Bobby, which features 12 new self-written and self-produced songs recorded at home in his studio. Lastly, he invented and wrote the patent for the “Wingnut Drum Key” currently licensed and distributed by the Evans Drum Company, a division of D'Addario Strings.