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Motivation is where its at!

DOM FAMULARO - World Renowned Drummer, Educator and Author
I am so impressed with Garry's drive and passion to reach young children about the power of music! His positive message is needed now more than ever. His talent speaks volumes and his music will inspire, empower, and heal people for years to come! Garry keep the fire burning!" www.domfamularo.com

 

Musician and Musicical Influences

Jeff Beck
Simple Minds

Tears for Fears
Kamelot
Dixie Dreggs
Kip Winger / Winger
INXS
David Bowie (later)
Peter Gabriel
Cream
Seven Dust
Whitesnake
and many that may surprise you !!!

Drummers

Dom Famularo
Rod Morgenstien
John Farriss
Casey Grillo
Mel Gaynor
Ginger Baker
Mark Schulman
Geoff Dugmore

 

 

Garry King is a drummer, producer and mixing engineer who has a production studio based in the beautiful countryside of South West France.

Born on the outskirts of London England on July 1st Garry grew up listening to and playing many styles of music and has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to travel the world, work with and be associated with a number of major artists and companies including guitar legend Jeff Beck, Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple) Sir Paul McCartney, Warner Brothers Nashville, Park Gate Studio, Grammy nominated producer Rick Hale and Grammy winning producer of Sound of America Records Tom Bee.

Garry developed a very high standard of professionalism in his playing, attitude towards fellow musicians, the business and the companies that now endorse him. As a player he easily fits himself into any band and touring situation contributing not just drums but ideas and input essential to success in the industry on any level. His drumming focus - is on pure groove and the song itself, and is well versed in a full range of styles from Heavy Rock/Metal, Contemporary/Chart Pop to Fusion and has the advantage of a strong backing vocal voice.

Past and Present

After moving to London in the mid eighties Garry became involved with a number of companies and artists including Peer Southern Music and doing a short stint with British band The Psychedelic Furs. Working with Britain's Musician's Union - Garry organized, arranged and promoted clinics throughout the South East of England using music from a then current project "Temple Myst", promoting reliability, character, musical techniques and the importance of professionalism in the music industry, in fact any industry!

USA - After an introduction to Warner Brothers VP Bob Saporiti in Nashville and relocating to the United States in 2000 he developed the ‘MIC Program', motivating middle and high school students with the concepts of "Making it Count" through the medium of television and entertainment that aired on TV, radio and played to over 12,000 students and members of the public. He also continued to work with artists, musicians and companies including Grammy Nominated Producer/writer Rick Hale, Native American Juno Award winning artist Chester Night and Grammy Director/Award winner and Producer Tom Bee - “Sound of America Records”

Europe - In 2006 he based himself back in Europe working and continuing to tour, record and work with artists and companies around the world.

Productions - In 2007 Garry developed the music industry end of Garnoe Creative Group, now renamed La Foret Groupe, creating production and tour recourses for other artists and companies including stage design, transport, sound and light, and musicians for projects. In 2008 Garry hooked up via a phone call with vocalist Joe Lynn Turner and started bouncing ideas around to create a possible tour and in 2009, Garnoe Group produced Joe's Latin American “High Gear" tour, followed by "The Blood Red Sky Tour" in 2010. Garry played throughout both tours which played over 30 shows in major cities and recorded live sessions with Joe at C4 Estudios in Sao Paulo , Brazil followed by a full production video for the track "Blood Red Sky".

Garry co-founded the band ‘ACHILLEA' and produced this band's first album and EP and is working on the second record ‘New Horizon'.

Studio Work – After setting up his own production studio, Garry started working via the net with artists from all over the world including Australia , UK , USA , Estonia , Brazil , Sweden and Germany , not just playing on records but mixing and producing many of them. He works in conjunction with Online Recording Masters in Europe where he was recommended to Australian artist ‘Darkyra Black' to play on and mix her first album release ‘Dragon Tears'. Since then he has also honed his skills as a producer/mixer on recordings, including Darkyra's second release ‘Fool' and multiple tracks for film and television with Rick Hale in the USA and Paul Jupe for the US based company Audio Sparx.

Present Drum Endorsements

Sabian,

Vic Firth,

Axis Percussion,

Protection Racket,

Luen Drum Heads,

Hansenfutz,

Cosmic Ears

Studio Endorsements

Magix/Samplitude Pro X2 Suite and Pro X 7 Video software

Cad Audio - Microphones

Birth date:  July 01  
Birthplace: Woking Surrey UK
Marital Status: Attached
Children: No
Vocals:  Tenor
Professional Playing Experience: 30 Years

Passport: Yes

 

 

 

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