DPK RECORDS SPECIALIZES IN “LIVE RECORDING", THE GOAL BEING TO PROVIDE THE LISTENER WITH THE MOST AUTHENTIC SONIC EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE. ALL TRACKS ARE “COMPLETE TAKES" RECORDED LIVE BY THE MUSICIANS, ALL OF WHOM SET UP IN THE main ROOM OF OUR STUDIo. ALL ARTISTS RETAIN FULL OWNERSHIP OF THEIR COMPOSITIONS & PERFORMANCES.
DEVIN KELLY: CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Devin Kelly is a freelance percussionist based in Buffalo, new York. A native of Ithaca, New York, Mr. Kelly has shared the stage with Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, barry harris, gary foster, bob sheppard, bill cunliffe, bobby militello, peter bernstein, larry koonse, mark soskin, stacy rowles, sam most, john campbell, julie kelly, judy wexler, among other jazz luminaries. notable performance venues include the blue note nYC, chris' jazz cafe in philadelphia, lighthouse cafe in hermosa beach, as well as the rochester, san jose, lewiston, northwest & dubai jazz festivals.
in addition to jazz, devin works as a studio percussionist for sonicsmiths & cinesamples, sampling software companies based in new york & california. many leading television, film & video game composers use their products. mr. kelly formerly served as a member of the music faculties at cornell university in ithaca, new york and cypress college in orange county, california. He is currently an instructor at Musicians institute in hollywood, california.