Cooper Dustman

Cooper Dustman

Helsótt

Born and raised in Long Beach CA, began drumming at age 2 (pots, pans and wooden spoons). Big influences: Buddy Rich, Jim Chapin, Virgil Donati, Neil Peart, Anika Nilles, Pete Sandoval, George Kollias, Derek Roddy, Colaiuta, Weckl and Vinnie Paul. Well rounded instrumentalist with experience in guitar, vocals, arrangements and producing. Began professional career at age 16 playing for vocal jazz group Beachfront Property. Currently writing and preforming with Californias own Pagan Metal juggernauts Helsótt.

Performance Credit and Educators:

Beachfront Property
Helsótt
Shroud of Bereavement
Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra
Omaha Symphony Orchestra
Wayne Brashear
George Shaw
Phill J. Carillo
Kevin Kearny
Gary Scott
Clint Rusich
Maurice Love
Charles Gutierrez

My Soultone Set: 

14" Custom Brilliant Hi Hats
18" Custom Brilliant RA Crash
14" FXO B6 / 14" FXO 6 Stack
18" Custom Series Crash
22" Extreme Ride
17" White Label Natural China

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