Darran Muller

There are no better drums than Yamaha. Whether it's on a gig with my Stage Custom Birch or in the studio with my Recording Custom, these drums constantly deliver in tone, quality and look. No matter what style I'm playing, my Yamaha's are versatile yet consistent. Yamaha drums are my sound!



Darran Muller is a professional Musician, Producer, Music Director and Teacher with over 20 years’ experience in the music industry. He began playing drums at the age of 6. At age 10 he was performing regularly in public and at 13, was hired for his first recording session. It was also at the age of 13 that Darran began teaching drums. Darran has built his reputation on his ability to adapt his style to many different musical situations coupled with his intuitive approach to performance. Darran has developed into a highly respected and sought after musician and music director for live and studio work.

Darran has played on more than 400 Recording Session for commercially released albums, TV jingles, Short Film Soundtracks and Theatre Productions. Darran is also a sought after producer with over 40 album projects to his credit. He has toured internationally and nationally playing drums with artists such as The Ten Tenors, Evermore, James Morrison, Emma Pask, Darren Percival, Grace Knight, The Seven Sopranos, Planet Shakers and Grammy winner, Henry Seely. Darran also plays with his own band “Deluxe” and is also in demand as a freelance drummer / percussionist.

Darran has over 20 years teaching experience and has performed many workshops and clinics in Australia and Overseas. He is a proud endorser of Yamaha drums and Paiste cymbals and currently teaches drums at JMC Academy, Brisbane.

Career Highlights Include:

• Music Director for a major Christmas production from 2000 – 2004 broadcast nationally on the 9 network

• Ten Tenors World Tour 2005

• Recorded drums and engineered a recording session for a song used for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Television promotion (China/HK)

• Recorded and engineered drums on the latest single “Friendship Days” for Chinese Superstar Hacken Lee with legendary Hong Kong producer Johnny Yim

• Recorded and engineered drums on Ash Gale’s track “Sweet Release “

Recording Custom

Working with the legendary Artist Steve Gadd, Yamaha have elevated the iconic Recording Custom Series with new design elements, producing a refined focused sound with enhanced rounded and deeper tone. All North American Birch 6 Ply shells with 30 Degree Bearing Edges are complimented by the re-designed Hi Tension Lug that is weighted to enhance lower frequencies. The result is an easy-to-use and easy-to-tune drum set that re-defines the classic signature sound. Suitable for any style of drumming in all situations.

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