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[ The Music Man. ] Thaddeus Dixon is one of the most sought after musicians, producers, songwriters, and music directors in the business. A drummer from Detroit, Michigan, Thaddeus has toured, performed, and/or recorded with uncountable accomplished artists including 21 Savage, Khalid, Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor, Ne-Yo, Bryson Tiller, John Legend, Rick Ross, Adam Lambert, French Montana, Deitrick Haddon, and Roy Hargrove, among many others.
Thaddeus has been a featured musician on television shows including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Additionally, he has had the honor and pleasure of performing at renowned institutions including The White House and Carnegie Hall.
Thaddeus started making music at only four years old. He graduated from Detroit High School For Fine & Performing Arts, and was awarded a Jazz Studies academic scholarship by Michigan State University, from which he earned his Bachelor of Music. After spending time maturing his skills in music production and education, he served as an instructor in the music department at University of California Berkeley.
Thaddeus is currently the Music Director and drummer for several major label artists, and when he's not touring he is producing, writing, and recording with and for artists both signed and independent. One of his most acclaimed placements is the record "Better When Im Dancin" co-written and performed by recording artist Meghan Trainor, and featured in The Peanuts Movie. The record was nominated for a 'Best Original Song' Oscar at the 2016 Academy Awards, and won a Radio Disney Music Award in the category "Best Song That Makes You Smile."
Thaddeus proudly endorses Tama, Paiste, Evans, Vic Firth, Yamaha, Korg, Fender, AKAI, KRK Systems, and Apogee Digital.