"A Musician by Profession - God's Child by Forgiveness - Bearer of Good News by Calling"
Donnie Sumner, raised the son of a minister, is no new comer to the world of Christian music. Since childhood his favorite form of entertainment has been "Gospel Music" with styles ranging from "Foot-stompin' - hand-clappin' revival tunes" to what has become known in today's market as contemporary sacred music. Having devoted over forty years of his own life to the world of music, Donnie has carried on the tradition of others in his family who have also made their mark in this industry. Donnie is the nephew of the late J. D. Sumner, nationally acclaimed as the "world's lowest bass singer." Both Donnie and J. D. were closely associated with the late Elvis Presley on both his stage appearances and his recordings. Being greatly gifted as a writer, Donnie is among the list of America's most renowned inspirational composers, having made numerous contributions to what is considered to be sacred music's standard repertoire.
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