TRIBUTE BAND EXPERIENCE
Tribute Acts in UK theatres. Everywhere from The Regal Theatre, Redruth to Eden Court in Inverness. Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone and the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl.
Traveling Wilburys’ Experience - 2018-2023 - “Jim Keltner”
Keeping Bad Company - 2020-2022 - Bad Company Tribute
Lipstick On Your Collar - 2017-2018 - Dep drummer performing 50's and 60's Rock N' Roll
2023 various deps - Elite Elton, Take It Easy, Simply The Best Tina Turner Tribute, Simply Re-Red, & Still Got The Blues. Most were last minute deps, requiring quick prep of the material, the majority also with backing tracks and specific arrangements.
I'm no stranger to learning a show quickly and being ready to jump into a new show with no rehearsal, just working off a playlist or live recording.
Location: Berkshire, South East UK. Easy access to London and major motorways.
Instruments: Drum Kit and Percussion, Acoustic and Electric. Pro Yamaha Drum Kits, Zildjian Cymbals, Roland Electronics, Logic Pro and Ableton. Comfortable running tracks, clicks, IEM etc.
That Joe Payne - @thatjoepayne - Hybrid drummer, playback, vocoder.
Rea Shilian - @reashilian - Hybrid drummer and playback.
Aderyn - @aderyn.music - Live and studio drummer.
Khaki Scouts - @khakiscoutsuk - Own Original Band
Eleanore and the Lost - @eleanoreandthelost - Live (with playback) and studio drummer.
Blues Brothers Xmas Special - West End, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham Pantomime - Mother Goose, Hairspray, Fanatical, 42nd Street, Top Hat, Anything Goes, Matilda, Made In Dagenham, Oliver!, Throughly Modern Millie,
Events and Function Bands
Extensive experience across all entertainment agencies as a dep and full time band member. Including band leader with DK Management and Party The Night Away Events (my own business). Deps with Band Boutique, Alive Network,Tailored Entertainment, Listen Out Entertainment, We Are Famous...
Recording Credits: D. Marin Perez, Aderyn, DZ Riley, Gregory Dean Fortune, Jakob Falcon, AJ Hans, Lisey Tigra, Khaki Scouts, Eleanore and the Lost, Miranda Amess, Blue Eyed Sky
Fully up to date audio examples here!
2015 - Present - Ongoing 1-to-1 Private Tuition with various tutors including Pete Riley, Richard Brook, Todd Sucherman, Neal Wilkinson, Dave Weckl, Peter Erskine, and Bruce Becker
2013 - 2015 - Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford. 1st Class Degree, BMus (Hons) in Professional Music Performance.