About Manny Keller

DESIGNBAND’s founder, Manny has made a living playing drums and leading bands for 30+ years. He travelled and toured all over the United States, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Holland, England, most of South East Asia and Japan. His dynamic beats and arrangements can also be heard on many CD’s and backing tracks on stage by other bands in the Pacific Northwest. Being a gifted producer, arranger and pragmatic organizer, all aspects before and during every event are checked many times over. The results are thousands of very successful engagements under his belt !

Manny’s Equipment

  • Spaun, C&C, Slingerland and GMS Drums
  • Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals, Vater Sticks, Brushes and Mallets
  • Korg Wavedrum, Roland Fantom X Synth
  • DrumKat Midi Percussion Controller
  • Macbook Pro 15″ with Ableton Live, Battery and NI Traktor DJ
  • Macbook Pro 15″ with Motu Digital Performer 9
  • Mac Pro with Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, Motu Ethno Instrument, Native Instruments Komplete, Spectrasonics Stylus RMX and Omnisphere 2 for preproduction work
  • Neumann, Beyer Dynamic, Sennheiser, Shure and EV Microphones
  • RCF and QSC Digital Mixing Boards
  • RCF active Speaker Systems
  • Grabner Outside Whitewater Raft, Tetrafin Koi and Goldfish Flakes