Meet the Board: Daxx Nielsen

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Growing up in a house full of musical instruments, Daxx learned how to play at a very early age. After high school Daxx quickly got into the studio and touring world. He has since drummed for Dick Dale, The Smashing Pumpkins, Brandi Carlile, Cory Chisel and the Wandering sons, A Fine Frenzy, and numerous others. Since March of 2010, Daxx has been the touring drummer for the legendary rock band Cheap Trick. Based in Rockford, IL Daxx has recorded dozens of albums, EP's and Demos. He Co-wrote and drummed on the Score to Oscar winning Documentary "Undefeated".



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Stan Skora

Hello Dax, I am in the LA chapter but Chicago is my home. I am at the early planning stage of putting together a benefit as I roll out a new record for my group The Kind (1980) and would like to take the opportunity to have it be something for the community. Could you put me in contact with a MusicCares local person to discuss this with? You were the only name I recognized in the chi board of governors!
Any help is appreciated.

Stan Skora
The Kind
AFM 47

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