Don Kelly

Born in NYC, DK has performed with Broadway Greats such as Cy Coleman, Chita Rivera, Eartha Kitt, Lucie Arnez, Dean Regan, Kerry Butler, Charl Brown, and Micheal McCorry Rose. Also played off-Broadway with Barbara Walsh, Micheal McGrath, Pat Birch, and orchestrated the Percussion book for a new musical, Lisa & Leo.

DK worked with Jazz Artists Ingrid Jensen, Lenny Pickett, and Paul Carlon.
Also appeared twice on Good Morning America with Housewives on Prozac in 2005. Opened for Meat Loaf, Patti Smith, Collective Soul, Indigo Girls, and The Band. 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; Dinner in the Canyons, Palm Springs, CA; The Museum of Natural History, NYC.

DK is currently teaching at the DEA Music and Art School and performing and recording with The Adam Levowitz Orchestra (rock/ funk/ R&B), Charles Buckland, (Americana/ indigenous /rock), Jack Spann (eclectic original rock /blues), as well as free-lancing in the NYC Cabaret circuit for the past 7 years.