Multi Instrumentalist Don-E, born Don Mclean in London, England first came to music Listeners’ attention with his debut single ‘Love makes the world go round’. Released on Island Records, the album of the same name also featured the underground soul classic “Unbreakable”.
His musical journey began when his father gave him a hand made guitar on his fifth birthday and he has not looked back since.
Don’s influences range from Michael Jackson, Dennis Brown, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire and Marvin Gaye mixed and blended with his personal love for House, Soul and R’n’b music, which when manifested into song, can only be categorised as the ‘Ragga Funk’ sound.
In the early 2000’s Don-E started touring and sessioning with the likes of Grace Jones, Brian Eno, Paulo Nuttini. Also an accomplished Producer, Don-E has done sessions for legends such as Beverley Knight, Lauryn Hill, Rahsaan Patterson, Mica Paris, Omar and Shaun Escoffrey.
In the noughties Don-e’s Legendary status was confirmed when he was a founder member of the British collective Alongside Omar, Junior Giscombe and Noel McKoy.
In April 2019 Don-E released a 6 trk Ep/mixtape ‘The Lost Tapes’ following the success of his albums ‘Little star’ ‘Future rare groove’ & ‘Future rares 2’.