Sno0py Watts on the rise |

Sno0py Watts on the rise

Donald”Sno0py”Watts II is the son of Tonsela and Donald Watts Sr. Sno0py started playing the drums at an early age, starting with cups, pots and pencils. As a young boy at the age of 4 years old attending “Church of the living God the Pillar and Ground of the Truth” Donald would sit on the second row closest to the drums just to watch and learn! Learning most of the basic rudiments as a baby Donald has had the privilege of getting his first practice drum pad at 5 years old. During of his years of elementary school, Donald has played drums as a third greader at different programs and events at his school. Additionally, Donald has always had the dream of participating with the world’s famous “Marching Wildcats” of Bethune-Cookman University in where he is currently a member of the drumline. He is the son of Tonsela and Donald Watts Sr. also the oldest of the two children that they have. The gift of music was given by God and passed down through his father. Donald started out playing drums at local churches in his area and began to build a name for himself. He is recognized mostly for his control, precision, rapid foot speed and clarity behind the drums. Some of his personal influences close friend James Scruggs, George”Spanky”McCurdy, Chris Coleman and Chris Dave has helped Donald to create his very own style of playing. Donald is currently endorsed with Soultone cymbals and Silverfox drumsticks, He says “My passion has developed and become stronger each day and I look forward to furthering my career as a professional drummer , God has blessed me and I thank Him more and more for it every day!”