Donny Osborne, originally from Chicago, grew up at the Slingerland Drum factory, with piles of drums around him his whole life. As Buddy Rich’s protégé, Donny went on to play for royalty and presidents around the world with Mel Torme for 25 years. A short list of Donny’s credits includes stints with Gene Krupa, Steve Allen, Terry Gibbs, Woody Herman, Jerry Lewis, Rich Little, Shechy Green, Flip Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Gerry Mulligan.
After Six combines the musical talents of some of the finest jazz musicians in the Northwest. After Six as been entertaining the region with the music of Ellington, Gershwin, Arlen, Mercer, Rogers, Hefti and many other jazz and blues luminaries for 25 years. Our band members exhibit extraordinary improvisational musicianship at both public and private venues.Hire AfterSix