London W7 - Hanwell, Ealing
Pro standard drummer with 25 years experience. Main genre indie/rock/alternative. Have played in successful original groups as well as having played a wide genre of styles with various bands and performers in covers, function and tribute bands. Extensive live and recording experience all over the UK, radio play, performed on music that has had some placings on UK charts. Have also performed on music that has been synced for advertisements of large companies including Channel 4 and Coca Cola.
Technique - Mainly a match grip player with some use of trad for certain styles.
Linear player, practice/play with Moeller technique.
Can play to click tracks and triggers. Can also do backing vocals where required and have done so in most bands played in. Can also play rhythm guitar.
Yamaha 9000 Recording Custom, 4 piece set up. Ludwig 402 as main snare drum. Combination of Paiste, Zildjian, Dream and Bosphorus cymbals. Various hardware.
Ringo Starr, Charlie Watts, Zak Starkey, Stewart Copeland.
Musical influences - Beatles, Rolling Stones, Stone Roses, Who, Faces, The Police, Strokes, Jam/Weller, Oasis, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Sex Pistols, Paul Simon, Byrd’s, REM, Otis Reading, James Brown, Jimmy Cliff, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, Johnny Marr, Jack White, Raconteurs, Led Zeppelin, J Geils Band, Black Crowes, Jimi Hendrix.