Donn Garrett Brilliant MIs-Takes

Artists Facts:

Nationality: USA
Nickname:Donnie G
Influences:Ringo, Liberty DeVitto, Billy Cobham
Mac or PC:Mac
iPhone or Android:iPhone
Twitter or Facebook:Facebook
Favorite Food:Mexican
Favorite Drink:Red Blend Wines
Favorite Car:Sonic
Favorite Book:Conversations with GOD
Favorite TV Show:White Rabbit Project
Favorite Band:The Who
Favorite Venue:Showare Arena
Favorite Song:Undone [Guess Who]
Favorite Hobby:Music
Favorite Chartoon Character:Spongebob
Beatles or Stones:Beatles
Ketchup or Mustard:Both
Boxers or Briefs:"Depends"

Artist Bio:

Donn Garrett is an accomplished Northwest Musician. He has performed with: Alan White,Liberty DeVitto, Reek Havok, Shelley Tomberg, Steve Fossen, Tony LaStella, Janelle Sadler, Tommy Zvoncheck, Somar Macek, Cee Cee James, Daniel Christopherson, Steve Rice, Rick Knotts, Richie Castellano, Jeff Ganz, Chris Slade and many other talents. He has opened for John Cafferty and Tommy Tutone and The Knack. 

Donn earned the respect of some World Class Drummers and Musicians subbing for Alan White [YES] during a rehearsal [NAMM 09 All Star Jam], playing the songs “Changes” and “Owner of a Lonely Heart”. As a vocalist, he has performed with The Seattle Rock Orchestra doing the music of David Bowie, The Beach Boys and Queen. Donn, along with the “Woodstick” drummers, performed at a Seahawks Halftime show in front of 67,000 people.

TV performances include: KIRO 7 Profiles playing with Alan White during a Master Class and KING 5 Tim Robinson’s The Drummers of Woodstick [pre-show]. Donn is also featured in the 560 page international drum book “Sticks n Skins” [page 229]. Two new albums,” Brilliant Mis-Takes” and “Between Home & Here”, feature his many talents and are available on Amazon and iTunes etc...

As a drum tech, Donn has been the Stage Manager for “Woodstick Big Beat” since 2004. At Woodstick Big Beat 2011, he performed on the big stage with: Danny Seraphine, Dom Famularo, Chris Coleman and Joey Oscar. Donn signed an "Artists Deal" with KickPort International in Feb of 2013  Donn is a writer for www.theblackpage.net as of March 2014.  His drumming can be heard on his brother's album Monkeyshorts. Donn's new album Brilliant Mis-Takes is featured on Modern Drummers website Aug 2015. 

March 2016 DG signed with Mapex Drums. Donn is featured in Modern Drummer Magazine Oct 2016 issue announcing his joining the Mapex Family.