Influences: Weckl, Gadd, E. Jones, A. Blakey, T. Williams, S. White.
My father was an accomplished drummer playing for many artists from yesteryear, which was my influence in the beginning......playing drums with a local silver band from an early age. I then went onto playing jazz, ,rock, orchestra locally and nationally. I am currently a full time drum tutor working in 11 schools across Northamptonshire, with over 100 students on the books.. I teach the Rockschool and Trinity Guildhall syllabus, I also use extensively the highly acclaimed Colin Woolways Drumsense Programme.I have undergone regular tuition directly from Colin since 2004.I have also studied under Steve White (style council , Paul Weller , Oasis ) Craig Blundell - International educator for Roland, Premier. I have also studied with and regularly dep for - Alan Savage , ITV, house band drummer and Des O Connor, since 1977. ( west end shows , blood brothers 14 years , world tours). I am currently working with Mod Story on shows throughout the east midlands. I will also be depping on some big band shows from December 2013. I am honoured to be part of the Vic Firth and Istanbul Mehmet education team, and an Ambassador for Roland electronics. I am DBS checked and have own transport.