Johnny Rabb (born February 29, 1972 in Fairfax, Virginia) is a professional live/studio drummer, author, inventor, and instructor.
As a Product Specialist for Roland V-DRUMS, Rabb performs around 70 international clinic dates per year. He is endorsed by several companies including: Drum Workshop, Pacific Drums and Percussion, Remo, Audix Microphones, Prologix, Blowit Fans, Drumometer, and HansenFutz. Rabb designed a series of cymbals with the MEINL company: Drumbals and Safari cymbals are part of MEINL’s Generation X line. For Pro-Mark Drumstick’s Autograph Series, Johnny Rabb designed his signature stick, TX7731W. Johnny Rabb has performed with artists Maynard Ferguson, Alain Caron, Frank Gambale, Larry Tagg, Tanya Tucker, DJ Hype, Hank Williams III, SHeDAISY, Deana Carter, and Mindy McCready.In 2006, Johnny Rabb and Clay Parnell formed BioDiesel, describing their intense electronic sound as “environmentally friendly Intelligent Dance Music”. Johnny Rabb is the drummer for U.S.S.A., a rock n’ roll collaboration with bassist/programmer/producer Paul Barker, guitarist/composer Duane Denison, and lead singer Gary Call. Percussionist Chris Patterson (DJ Krushar) and Rabb drive out drum n’ bass to acid jazz as DrumJockeys. Johnny also plays in Magnetic Lobster with friend Marco Minnemann).
Johnny Rabb held the title of “WFD World’s Fastest Drummer Extreme Sport Drumming” by playing 1,071 single strokes in 60 seconds.