Devin Kelly is a freelance percussionist based in King Ferry, New York. A native of Ithaca, New York, Mr. Kelly has shared the stage with Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, Barry Harris, Gary Foster, Bob Sheppard, Bill Cunliffe, Bobby Militello, Peter Bernstein, Larry Koonse, Mark Soskin, Stacy Rowles, Sam Most, John Campbell, Julie Kelly, Judy Wexler and many other jazz luminaries. Notable performance venues include The Blue Note NYC, Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia, Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach, as well as the Rochester, San Jose, Lewiston, Northwest and Dubai Jazz Festivals.

Mr. Kelly’s "New York-based organ trio" is made up of Rochester, New York based guitarist Bob Sneider (Chuck Mangione, Nat Adderley, Gene Ludwig & Lou Donaldson) and Elmira, New York based organist Dino Losito (Houston Person, Eric Alexander, Nancy Kelly & Joe Romano). Devin's "California-based organ trio" features guitarist Gary Solt (Nancy Wilson, Clark Terry, Don Rader) & organist Joe Bagg (Anthony Wilson, Jon Daversa, Larry Coryell & Bill Holman).

In addition to playing jazz, Devin works as a studio percussionist for Sonicsmiths & Cinesamples, sampling software companies based in Los Angeles & New York City. Many leading television, film and video game composers use their products.

Mr. Kelly specializes in private and group percussion instruction as well as coaching for television and feature films. His clients have been featured on shows airing on NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS and films produced by Sony Pictures, Focus Features and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. Mr. Kelly formerly served as a member of the Bachelor Program faculty at Musician's Institute in Hollywood, California and as an Associate Program faculty member at Cypress College in Orange County, California. He is currently a Visiting Lecturer of Drumset Studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
Devin Kelly endorses Heuer Custom Drums.