Born in NYC, DK has performed with Broadway Greats such as

Cy Coleman, Chita Rivera, Eartha Kitt, Lucie Arnez, Dean Regan,  Kathryn Crosby, and Kerry Butler, Charl Brown, Micheal McCorry Rose;    Played off-Broadway with Barbara Walsh and Micheal McGrath;       Orchestrated the Percussion book for a new musical, Lisa & Leo.

 

Performed twice on Good Morning America with Housewives on Prozac.  Opened for Patti Smith & The B-52s with Housewives on Prozac.   Opened for Collective Soul with the Jack Spann Band.                   Opened for The Band and the Indigo Girls with Nedra Johnson.    Opened for Meat Loaf with Wacky Child. 

Toured and performed with International Indigenous group, Matou. 

DK has played with Jazz Artists Ingrid Jensen, Lenny Pickett,               Paul Carlon, and Ryan Keberle. 

 

Favorite venues played; Radio City Music Hall, The Bottom Line NYC;   BB Kings NYC; Bird Land NYC; CBGBs NYC; Levon Helm’s Studio, Woodstock, NY; Mich-fest, MI; Milwaukee Summer Fest WI ;                The Playboy Mansion LA; The United Nations, NYC;                            The Canyons, Palm Springs, CA; The Museum of Natural History, NYC.


DK has been working in the NYC Cabaret circuit, with various Artists, for the past 8 years;  Is currently performing and recording with The     Adam Levowitz Orchestra (rock/ funk/ R&B), Charles Buckland, (americana/ indigenous/ rock), Jack Spann (eclectic original rock /blues) 

DK has been teaching drums and music privately, and in schools

for over 27 years.

Is currently teaching at the Dea Music & Art Schools.

Thought 9 years at The Family Schools NYC (Montessori).

Studied at the Drummers Collective and earned a 

Bachelors of Arts in music from Hunter College NYC.

 

More at: 

https://www.dkellydrums.com/

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