Gábor Dörnyei is a multi-award winning solo artist with gold and platinum selling albums. He records for the Drum Channel in LA, is a Hudson Music (New York) artist, and was the drummer on Thriller Live, the Michael Jackson show and world tour, for three years.
Gabor has shared the stage with legends such as Billy Cobham, Tommy Campbell, Jojo Mayer, Ian Paice, Steve Smith, Benny Greb, Gavin Harrison, Carl Palmer, Chris Coleman, and Dom Famularo. On the theatrical stage, he has played drums in productions of Rent, The Producers, Oliver, Les Miserables, and Chicago. His playing can be heard on over 40 CDs. In 2010, Rhythm magazine listed Dörnyei as one of the “10 best new drummers to watch out for in 2010”
As the founder of Gabbey Road Studio in London, Gabor has over seventeen years experience teaching drums privately. He has held sold-out masterclasses at the LA Music Academy and major UK/EU universities.
Gabor is a Vic Firth (USA) education team member with many years of teaching experience. He is a worldwide endorser of Sonor Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, Vic Firth Drumsticks, Roland V-Drums, Hardcase, and Kickport.