Don is an exciting and talented musician with a strong foothold in the Canadian music scene. Whether he is playing with his band or an acoustic solo performance, singing his originals or rock cover songs, his passion for performing and his ability to engage audiences large or small are undeniable.
He is a highly skilled jazz musician who graduated from the Humber College Jazz Guitar Program where he had the honour of receiving his diploma from the great Canadian himself, Oscar Peterson. Yet his talents don’t end with jazz, but include different genres including rock, folk, R&B, blues and country.
Don is constantly writing and arranging original music and has collaborated with other established artists in the music industry. From his own studio, he helped compose and arrange original music for the film ‘Shark City’, which was showcased in the Toronto International Film Festival.
With his extensive Jazz background and training, Don has incorporated the likes of John Scofield and Wes Montgomery into his new creative rock style that also capitalizes on the rock and blues influences of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton.
Don's singer/songwriter style has a Dave Matthews and Jack Johnson feel and much like Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, he has a passion for uplifting and meaningful lyrics.
All of his musical knowledge and experience, coupled with his raw talent, brings a whole new dimension to Don's feel good, laid back, progressive, CREATIVE ROCK STYLE.