Garry King is a drummer and music producer originally
from the UK now residing at his studio home ‘La Foret'
in the countryside of South West France.
He has worked with and be associated with a number of
major artists and companies including recording with guitar
legend Jeff Beck, touring and recording with Joe Lynn Turner
(Rainbow, Deep Purple) Warner Brothers Nashville, Park
Gate Studio (UK) Magix and Acid Pro Software Berlin, ,
Grammy nominated producer ‘Rick Hale' and Grammy winning
producer of Sound of America Records Tom Bee as well as
working on multiple artists records, productions both as
a drummer and producer worldwide.
PAST - After moving to London in the mid eighties Garry
became involved with a number of companies and artists
including Peer Southern Music in the famous ‘Denmark Street'
which set a path for the future. Later working with Britain's
Musician's Union, he organized, arranged and promoted clinics
throughout the South East of England promoting reliability,
character, musical techniques and the importance of professionalism
in any industry!
Through a then recording engineer
friend he was lucky to meet guitar legend ‘Jeff Beck'
and after a lengthy time of pestering and sending drum
demos he was lucky enough
to be invited to Jeff's studio to record. “For me the greatest
Official product endorsment with Sound
Forge Pro 12/13
USA - After an introduction to Warner Brothers VP ‘Bob
Saporiti' in Nashville and relocating to the US in 2000
where 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 also 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 - 2006 Garry based himself back in Europe where
he set up the now ‘La Foret Studio' He continued working
and touring with artists and companies internationally.
CONCERT PRODUCTION - 2007 Garry set up ‘Garnoe Creative
Group' with American bassist ‘Andy Robbins' creating production
and tour recourses for other artists and companies for
live touring projects. In 2008 via a phone call with vocalist ‘Joe
Lynn Turner' they started bouncing ideas around to create
a possible shows together and in 2009 Garnoe Group produced
Joe's Latin American “High Gear" tour, followed by "The
Blood Red Sky Tour" in 2010. Garry and Andy also played
throughout both tours which played over 40 shows in major
cities and recorded live sessions at the C4 Studio in Sao
Paulo Brazil followed by a full production video for the
track ‘Blood Red Sky'
STUDIO FOCUS - Back in the studio Garry continued working
via the net with artist's 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. Through producer ‘George Boussounis' 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 on other 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'
Birth date: July
Birthplace: Woking Surrey UK
Marital Status: Single
Professional Playing Experience: 30 +Years