Mona Tavakoli


GROUP RAINING JANE      

Biography

BORN IN:
San Jose, CA

LIVES IN:
Los Angeles, CA

DRUMMING SINCE:
1987

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Raining Jane, Rock N' Roll Camp for Girls Los Angeles

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Jason McGeer, Stewart Copeland, Cindy Blackman, Steve Gadd, NEIL PEART (first influence!), Mick Fleetwood, Janet Weiss

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"The Good Match", Raining Jane

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Rumours", Fleetwood Mac; "Graceland", Paul Simo; "All Hands on The Bad One", Sleater Kinney.

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Playing in an acoustic trio with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on A&E. Playing in an airplane hanger in Casablanca, Morocco with Jason Mraz as a duo and playing Central Park Summer Stage with Raining Jane.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
16" El Sabor Picante Hand Crash

Paul Allen

Carson Daly Band / Tyler Hilton

Marko Sorsak

Elvis Jackson

"Wild" Mick Brown

Dokken / Ted Nugent

Joey Dandeneau

Theory Of A Deadman

Jang Hyuk

Independent