(Bio as of September 2021)
Deonté Brantley (Drums/Vocals) is a Chicago native making his Goodman Theatre debut. He is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, producer and engineer. He attended Columbia College Chicago where he studied with Chuck Webb, William Boris, Rubén Alvarez and Tom Hipskind. His recent studio recordings include Flowers for the Living’s Bouquet of Beautiful, as well as singles for Cole DeGenova and R&B artist Ädiana Ross. Previous concert highlights include performing with Melo Makes Music at Lincoln Hall and private and corporate event performances on drums with Bluewater Kings. Brantley has provided sound engineering and livestream liturgy support to houses of worship throughout the Chicagoland area and is an in-demand session musician.