A drummer from the very beginning, Dave Langguth cites Animal from the Muppet Show and Buddy Rich as some of his earliest influences. His first instrument was a snare drum - a gift from his uncle - but Dave soon graduated to the drumset in the first grade.

Known most recently for touring with Nelly Furtado, Dave currently resides in Toronto where he teaches and maintains a constant performance schedule locally. He attended the Berklee College of Music, studying with Victor Mendoza, John Ramsey, Skip Hadden and Ed Kaspick, and in 1993 following his studies, he moved to Halifax and broke into the scene with such artists as: Dutch Mason, Brett Ryan and Wayne Nicholson. 5 years Later, Dave found himself living in Toronto performing with the likes of: Sass Jordan, Alannah Myles, The Kings, Rik Emmett and most recently, Grammy award-winning pop star: Nelly Furtado. Dave has had numerous television appearances, including Jay Leno, David Letterman, Regis & Kelly, Much Music, The View, Carson Daly and Extra, and was featured at the Montreal Drum Festival 2004. He has also appeared in articles in Drums Etc. (Cover Story), Modern Drummer and DRUM! Magazine. He is an active player, educator and clinician

Dave is currently on tour with Nelly in support of her album "Loose". Check out our exclusive interview with Dave for more about life on the road with Nelly!


  Check out Dave's performance at the 2009 MusikMesse trade show in Frankfurt, Germany!
  Dave Performs at MusikMesse 2008.
  Watch our interview with Dave, featuring exclusive performance footage!

Dave's stick of choice:
American Classic® 55A
Combines the dimensions of a 5A and 5B. A great choice when a 5B is just a little more stick than required.
L = 16" | Dia. = .580"
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Check out Dave's Drumming
on Nelly Furtado's latest release, "Loose"

available on Geffen Records.