Our experiences are what make us unique... Here are some of mine

As a Drummer & Percussionist

• Performing and/ or touring with the artists on the 'PERFORMED WITH...' page.

• Recording for major record labels such as Universal Records and in major recording studios including 'Strong Rooms' and 'Air'.

• Performing on TV - various pre-recorded and live broadcasts on networks including BBC, Channel 4, 2DF...

• Playing on London West End and UK / European touring theatre shows such as 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Never Forget'.

• Working for many top 'function' bands over the UK & the world - The training ground of the jobbing musician!

• Playing drums for various pantomimes in the UK.

• Playing in the 'Show Band' on a cruise ship (P&O).

• Playing in the resident band in a holiday camp.

• Working for many of the UK's leading Musical Directors, Musical Supervisors & Fixers (musical contractors).

• Living in Germany including 6 months in Hamburg.

In Business

• Co-Director of Director of Metropolis Productions LTD providing:

- Bespoke Live Music solutions - Band hire to an international client base (B2B and B2C)

– Podcast Production / New Media Marketing & Consultancy to various companies (not all music specific).

- Event Planning, Coordination and Management

- Equipment Hire (Sound & Lighting)

- Working in the UK and overseas, including France, Dubai and India...

• Working as a consultant to start-ups and small businesses.

As A Music Educator

• Private teaching.

• Teaching at schools, including working with students with special educational needs.

• Teaching as faculty member at 'The Institute' from 2009-2016 on:

Diploma, Higher Diploma, Bachelor of Music (BMus), Bachelor of Arts in Creative Musicianship (BACM).

Subjects taught include: Various areas of Drums & Percussion, Music Technology, Music Business, One to one mentoring, Live Performance & Ensemble skills. I've also written course material. 

• Writing a regular column in 'Drummer Magazine' specifically on the relationship between Drums and Percussion.

• Honorary tutor, Dartington International Summer School Jazz Course. Dir. Keith Tippet.