Modern Drummer Magazine Joins Forces With D.A.D.

CONTACT: 973-725-5150


CEDAR GROVE, N.J. (July 27, 2010) – Modern Drummer, the world’s most popular drum magazine, has joined forces with celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo. Gesualdo has performed/recorded with legendary musicians, and worked on major music industry projects. He also beat a severe battle with a disability as a child, and went on to pioneer the groundbreaking techniques of “The Healing Art of Drum Therapy.” The venture calls for Gesualdo to write a Monthly Drum Therapy column at ModernDrummer.Com.

Psychologists, neuroscientists, special needs therapists, teachers, law enforcement agencies, child protective agencies, and health facilities in over 15 countries, use Gesualdo’s celebrated Drum Therapy techniques to help Special Needs children and adults. Gesualdo is also the Founder/CEO of the legendary non-profit organization D.A.D. Drums and Disabilities.

“We at Modern Drummer magazine are thrilled to be working with Pat Gesualdo on this new series,” says Modern Drummer magazine editorial director Adam Budofsky. “The D.A.D. Program is unique, but more importantly, it’s effective, and we believe there’s a significant number of drummers and drum instructors who will find great inspiration and useful information in these articles.”

“It is a great honor to join forces with Modern Drummer,” says Pat Gesualdo. “This venture will help even more Doctors, Parents, Teachers, and Drum Instructors to implement the techniques of Drum Therapy. As a result, even more special needs children and adults will be able fight the effects of disabilities, via the art form of drumming.”


Celebrated drum virtuoso Pat Gesualdo beat a severe battle with a disability as a child, and went on to pioneer the Healing Art of Drum Therapy. Gesualdo is also the Founder/CEO of the non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities.) Psychologists, neuroscientists, law enforcement agencies, special needs therapists, child protective service agencies, and teachers in over 15 countries use the D.A.D. Program to help the special needs population develop physical and cognitive functioning. D.A.D. is the top 5% most viewed profile on LinkedIn.

D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo was invited to the White House to meet the President, in an effort to have D.A.D. help wounded soldiers. The U.S. Department of State brought D.A.D. to Israel, to help disabled Israeli and Palestinian children in the West Bank region. Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and community leaders join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.

For more information, please contact D.A.D., World Headquarters at 973-725-5150, or
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