DonBlakely
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Over 40 years experience playing drums professionally. Toured with the “Becky Ryan Edition” and with Ed Williams as part of the Duo “Williams and Blakely”. I was the drummer with the band “Energy” for 20 years playing a variety venues and music from the 40’s to the current top 40 hits throughout the Central Ohio area.
Additionally, I performed with the following local and touring artists: The Chuck Selby Band, Doc Everhart’s 42 piece Big Band, Bob and Larry Everhart Big Band, Don Crawford Big Band, Bruno Masdea Big Band, Buckeye Brass, Rusty Bryant, Street Players, Beauty and the Beats, The Aladdin Shrine Dixieland Band, Party of Nine, Breezin’ Smooth Jazz, Rich Little, The Osmonds, The Coasters, Holiday on Ice, Ice Capades, Days of Future Past (Moody Blues Tribute Band), The Mark Camden Band and Jimmy Hudson Band.

Screen name:
DonBlakely
Member since:
Mar 16 2015
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Noble and Cooley and Ludwig Drums, Yamaha Hardware, DW Ultra light Hardware, Porter and Davies BC2, Zildjian, Sabian and Meinl Cymbals, Roland SPD-30 Octapad, Sennheiser, Audix and Shure Microphones, QSC TouchMix-8 Touchscreen Digital Mixer and QSC K12 Powered Speaker.