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Curriculum Vitae Music/Performance Drummer, Percussionist and Tutor

Date : 22/05/2014

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Uploaded by : Kerry
Uploaded on : 22/05/2014
Subject : Drums

I am an accomplished drummer with over 12 years experience. I regularly play full kit, Cajon, Djembe and Congas. I have wide ranging experience in originals bands, function bands and recording sessions. I also have over 3 years sucessful teaching experience. I am able to give constructive creative input into my work and enjoy being part of a team. I have a strong work ethic and love a challenge.

With a versatile background spaning Latin, Rock, Folk, Funk, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Jazz, Metal, Punk, Indie, D&B, Electronica, Reggae, Ska and DubStep, I bring a sense of innovation and fun into the projects I`m part of.


(BA. Hons) Drums and Contemporary Music - The Academy of Contemporary Music Higher Diploma Contemporary Music and Drums - The Academy of Contemporary Music

Tutors included industry professionals Pete Riley, Mike Sturges, Stewart Roberts and John Duff.

AS and A2 Levels in Music Technology - Stanground College Peterborough


Improvisation Sight reading Transcri ption Composition



Brampton Manor Academy in Beckton, London - Three years teaching drums for year 7 - 11 students

Building confidence in all students Development of problem solving skills Development of courage and character Development of social and communication skills Developing the ability to function as a team or group To provide music education in a fun, engaging and accessible way Showing students that hard work can be fun Workshops on behalf of the ACM at schools and colleges around the UK

Conducting masterclasses for groups and individuals to develop their skills in drumming, performing and song writing Adding value to the existing music curricula in the areas of performance, rehearsal, song writing techniques Giving the students a taste of what is required to be a working musician

Teaching at pop and rock school, "Clives Easy Learn Rock and Pop School" Drums and performance technique for beginners PERFORMANCES

Venues include:

Shepherds Bush Empire, O2 Indigo, Birmingham Carling Academy, The Roundhouse, Boston Music Rooms, China White, The Underbelly, The Hootenany, Proud Camden, SUB89 ,The Soul Cellar, The Big Chill Bar, The O2 Oxford, The Volks, The Cobden Club, The Boileroom, Club Hidden, The 333 Mother Bar, The Bedford, The Albany, The Purple Turtle, SILO16 (Germany), Komedia (Brighton), Bad Format (Liverpool) The Beaverworks (Leeds), The Jamm (London), The Metal Works (London) , Flex, Vienna, (Austria), Cross Club, Prague (Czech Republic), Corsica Studio`s (London), Sektor Evolution, Dresden (Germany)

Festivals include:

Rhythms Of The World Festival, Kendal Calling, Boomtown Fair, Mannifest , Greenman Festival, Shambala Festival, Aeon Festival, Beach Breaks, Secret Garden Party, Sunrise Festival, Guildfest, Wychwood Festival Waveform Festival, Nibley Festival, Beat-Herder Festival, Small World Festival, Newfoundland Festival, Grassroots Festival


Coda The Jar Family Free Peace The Mighty Leap Dead Parrot Sketch Chainska Brassika


Three month contract in Malaysia - Resorts World Genting

Six nights a week in exclusive members performance venue Extensive repetoire of 300 songs including jazz standards and funk instrumentals Re-arrangements of popular songs

Function Bands - Include

Stereo Soul Ashley Davis Trio Amy Eftekhari Trio Funk Faction


Ford Motor Company

Part of band put together to play instruments made out of car parts on national PR and live performance campaign Recorded downloadable charity single at The Farm Studio. Produced by Mike Rutherford (Genesis) hosted on The Times website for The Teenage Cancer Trust. Appeared in national and regional media coverage including Sunday Times, Mirror, BBC Breakfast, CNN, Metro, Observer, Mirror, Daily Telegraph, Sun, Evening Standard, Mail on Sunday.


Sphere Studios, producer Francesco Cameli Maida Vale (BBC Studios) Album for Jar Records at Sawmills Studio, producer John Cornfield Second Album for Jar Records at Sawmills Studio, Producer John Cornfeild


Full clean driving license. CRB checked. From the age of 7, I participated in competitive team sports, and from the age of 12, I competed in team sports internationally, representing provincial and national teams. This has made me into a highly successful and motivated team player. As a teenager I competed in team sports at a relatively high level (Cricket and Soccer First Team) and represented my country at both Inline and Ice Hockey in the junior levels.

REFEREES: Available on request.

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