Drum Lessons W/ Donn Carr  978-531-9262

Drum Lessons W/ Donn Carr 978-531-9262

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58 years in business

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Donn Carr   Music education: Berklee College of Music

Donn's teaching career has been interesting and varied. From his early work with several drum and bugle corps to numerous private students, he has covered everything from traditional to contemporary styles. Many of his former students have become very successful. Jonathan Mover (Joe Satriani) Jim Gwinn (Boston Pop’s).

As an author of four innovative drum books, he was featured on the cover of Drum World Magazine along with Louie Bellson, Joe Morello and Ed Shaughnessy.


Donn Carr appeared in Adam Sandlers movie Grown-ups along with Kevin James, Chris Rock and Salma Hayek. On 10/16/09 and 12/10/10 Donn also performed with Joan Rivers at the Wilbur theater in Boston.

Donn has worked with some of the best musicians in the country. His playing is innovative, and above all musical. He has performed at most major clubs and hotels in the New England area, including the Copa Cabana in New York City. As a leader he strives to maintain the integrity of the music and allows each of his musicians ample time and space to stretch out and play.


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Peabody, MA 01960
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7 Reviews


  • Aaron Rothbard

    Donn is a fantastic teacher and even better guy

  • Tony Lobo

    Tony Lobo Great memories, Hope all is well! Manage

  • Ted Parsons

    Ted Parsons Thanks for kick starting my Drumming career Donn! Glad your still teaching! Best from Norway !

  • Ted Parsons

    I took drum lessons from Donn in the late 70 ,s He taught me a lot ! Best teacher I ever had !

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