We had the good fortune of connecting with Frank Zummo and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Frank, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Taking risks has been the absolute key to my success in all aspects of my life. I drove my car from NY to LA 16 years ago to follow a dream. Me taking that risk has changed my life for the absolute best and has rewarded me with fulfilling my career & family dreams! You absolutely have to challenge yourself and take risks, as much greatness comes from taking risks.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I play drums for Sum 41 and am owner/creator of Street Drum Corps. I recently launched my solo career and have my debut EP coming out September 25th. I’m really excited and proud of that accomplishment, as it’s all about constantly pushing myself as an artist and human. I got to where I am today by 24-7 dedication to my art and passion. It’s what drives me everyday and the fact that I get to live my dream is the daily inspiration. The fact that my art provides for my family is the thing that blows my mind! This journey has been a fight fer sure, but it’s a fight I enjoy and it definitely drives me. I’m proof that if you set your path and have tunnel vision to achieve your goal, it’s 100% possible.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
California is one of the most beautiful places in the world to me! I love our canyons, beaches, nature and food My top recommendations are: -Wisdom Tree / Hollywood sign Hike -Malibu Beach for a run, workout, breath work and swim. -Dinner at Katsu-ya in Studio City -Idle Hour in North Hollywood is a great spot to check out for food, drinks and is a historic landmark -Outdoor Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl or Greek Theatre -Long drive along PCH -A smoothie or bowl & Laird Latte from SunLife Organics -Disneyland

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My family is my Shoutout for their endless support, encouragement and love!

Website: www.streetdrumcorps.com
Instagram: @FrankZummo
Twitter: @FZummo
Facebook: Facebook.com/FrankZummoMusic
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0cmytfYxCIWJVTMfq3zOjg

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Instagram: @FrankZummo
Twitter: @FZummo
Facebook: Facebook.com/FrankZummoMusic
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0cmytfYxCIWJVTMfq3zOjg

Image Credits
@GentleGiantDigital @Tijsvl @you_look_dope @aaronberkshireofficial

Nominate Someone: ShoutoutLA is built on recommendations and shoutouts from the community; it’s how we uncover hidden gems, so if you or someone you know deserves recognition please let us know here.