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.
Donn is a fantastic teacher and even better guy
Tony Lobo Great memories, Hope all is well! Manage
Ted Parsons Thanks for kick starting my Drumming career Donn! Glad your still teaching! Best from Norway !
I took drum lessons from Donn in the late 70 ,s He taught me a lot ! Best teacher I ever had !