Drummer and Producer

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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 experience ever”

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'

 

 

 

Personal

Birth date:  July 01  
Birthplace: Woking Surrey UK
Marital Status: Single
Children: No
Professional Playing Experience: 30 +Years
Passport: Yes

 

 

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