Kerr in 2007
Background information Donald Kerr Origin Canada Genres Indie rock Musician, record producer, songwriter Instruments Drums, cello, vocals, guitar 1983–present Rheostatics, Ron Sexsmith, The Kelele Brothers, BidiniBand, The Dinner Is Ruined, Minotaurs, Caveboys, Communism
Don Kerr is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and  record producer. He is the drummer, lead singer and front man of Toronto band, Communism. He plays in Ron Sexsmith's band, and sometimes with  The Kelele Brothers.
Kerr studied guitar as a child; he experimented with a number of instruments as a teenager, and later studied drumming with Jim Blackley.
Kerr was a member of
Rheostatics from 1995 to 2001; he recorded on several of their albums, and performed on a number of instruments, including cello and bass. 
He and Sexsmith released an album together,
Destination Unknown, in 2005;  the album, which features their vocal harmonies, was produced by Kerr.  
He has also played with and mixed for
The Hidden Cameras, Minotaurs, BidiniBand and Bahamas.
Kerr also acted in the Canadian independent film,
Amy George (2011), alongside his wife, Claudia Dey.
Kerr was producer for Karyn Ellis' 2010 album
Even Though The Sky Was Falling. He set up a recording studio, "Rooster", in his home; In 2012 he produced the album  Letters Home for Amy Campbell.
In 2014, along with guitarist Paul Linklater and bassist Kevin Lacroix, Kerr founded the Toronto-based band Communism.
Their debut album,  Get Down Get Together, was released in 2016.  The band performed at the Hillside Festival in Guelph in 2017.  
In 2016 Kerr produced Toronto songwriter Charlotte Cornfield's second album,
Future Snowbird, and later Shawna Caspi's album  Forest Fire. 
In 2017 Kerr drummed for Tamara Lindeman's album
The Weather Station. 
Kerr and Canadian writer
Claudia Dey married in 2005. They live in  Toronto and have two children.
With Communism Get Down Get Together (2016)
With Sexsmith & Kerr
With The Hidden Cameras
The Sniffing Princess (1999) Carny Soundtrack (2008)
. Canadian Composer 4. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. 1993. p. 16.
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