Demond Corry is a Native of Charlotte NC. He is a proud husband and father of four. Demond is a highly sought after musician, producer, and businessman. He began his musical journey at 10 years old playing the congas for St. Luke Baptist Church in Charlotte NC. It was there where he learned and found a passion for music. Once he perfected his gift on the congas, he transitioned from the congas to the drum set at the young age of 13. At age 16 he later became the drum captain in several Marching Bands and Drum Corps in Charlotte NC, (Drills of Hope and Greenville Community just to name a few). He also had the opportunity to play in Johnson C Smith University Marching Band at only 17 years old. By the time he was 21, he played for major R&B and Gospel artist such as Kelly Price and Vickie Winans. Demond has been blessed to display his talents both on local, national, and international levels.
At the age of 21 he help to start and was a original member of The Company Band based out of Charlotte NC. In 2004, they released a top selling Jazz Album entitled “ Day Break”. He toured with that band for about 10 years. Demond has been blessed the opportunity to travel the country as the drummer for a lot of well respected Top 40/ Cover bands on the local level such as Peace & Love, Emerald Empire, Java, and Uneek Flavur. Demond is now on tour with the National Band, THE FANTASY BAND. This bands travels across the United States, Bahamas, Jamaica, even JAPAN. Demond is also proud to be the Music Director for THE TEMPO ALLSTARZ based out of Charlotte NC. This is a compilation of some of Charlotte’s best Musicians. Demond has also played in several broadway and stage play productions.
Demond truly is a living example of Proverbs 18:16 “ A man’s gift makes room for him and brings him before great men”. With this, Demond has had the pleasure to play with or open up for great artist such as Dave Chappelle, Ruben Studdard, Leela James, Marvin Sapp, Tony Terry, Kelly Price, Jagged Edge, Howard Hewitt, Kim Waters ( Jazz Saxophonist) Marcus Johnson ( Jazz Pianist) Mike Phillips Jazz Saxophonist). He was also honored to play in Washington DC at President Bill Clinton inaugural ball.
Demond is currently the Main Drummer and member of Kingdom Christian Church in Charlotte NC. He is one of the lead Music Consultants that help to assist the Pastor in different areas in the church. Demond recognizes what James 1:17 really means “ Every good and perfect gift comes from above”. He also works in other capacities of the church such as Men’s Ministry. Outside of being a well accomplished musician one of Demond’s greatest accomplishments is excepting Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Demond serves as a Mentor to a lot of the up and coming musician and bands in the local area. For he realizes the importance of giving back because someone reached out to pour knowledge and wisdom into him.