Joe England

Band Member, Drummer, Other Musician

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Josie

QDOS presents 'Viva Encore Live' - Blackpool, UK

01Josie
02Ying N Yang

Physical Attributes

Height:
182 cm / 6ft 0in
Weight:
86 kg / 189 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
White
Waist:
81 cm / 32 in
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Blonde
Hair length:
Short
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2017
  • The Ragdolls - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons Tribute Show
  • The Karpenters - UK's No. One Carpenters Tribute Show
  • Rollacoaster : High End Functions/Corporate Events in UK and Europe
  • Alan Wormald Band : Playing repertoire such as Steely Dan to Allan Holdsworth
  • Greg Francis Orchestra : Big Band Swing
  • Vibe-ology - Jazz/Funk/Blues Organ Trio with Vibraphone
  • Monotones - Yorkshire's Premier Function Band
  • The Beat Collective - UK Function Band
2016
  • The Beat Collective - UK Function Band
  • Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show - UK Tours : Drummer/MD
  • Take That Live : Drummer for UK's Number One Tribute Act
  • Mark Anthony - International Elvis Impersonator : European Drummer 2016 to Present
  • The Ragdolls - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons UK Tribute
2015
  • Princess Cruises : Music Manager/Musical Director 2015/2016
  • Princess Cruises - Show Band Musician : Backing literally hundreds of different shows during my time on cruises
2014
  • Princess Cruises : Show Band Musician
  • Musical Orphans : 9 Piece Function Band - venues such as Park Lane Hotel
  • Stagecoach Theatre School : Drumming for the end of term performance of 'Cats'
2013
  • Princess Cruises : Show Band Musician
2012
  • Princess Cruises - Show Band Musician 2012/2013 : Playing drums for just about every situation
  • They're Playing Our Song : Musical Theatre - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
  • Dream Electric : 80's cover band
2011
  • Warner Leisure Hotels : Resident Drummer at Thoresby Hall Hotel Nov 2011 - July 2012
  • A Girl Called Sue : Multiple deps for professional function band playing corporate events and weddings
  • Nosey Joe's Diner : Depping for professional 10-piece jazz band playing Ratpack swing and pop
2010
  • Store Van Music : Drum Tutor
  • Bells Are Ringing - 30 day run at Union Theatre, London : Drummer/Percussionist
2009
  • BMus Degree in Music Performance : Academy of Contemporary Music
2008
  • Guys & Dolls : Drummer/Percussionist
  • Fame - Lawrence Batley Theatre : Drummer
2007
  • Joseph & His Technicolour Dreamcoat : Drummer/Percussionist
  • West Side Story - Lawrence Batley Theatre : Drummer/Percussionist
2006
  • Back to the 80's Musical : Drummer on High School Production
2005
  • Drum Tutor : Teaching from home

Music

Drumming ability

Expert


Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Country

Three and a half years working in the show/pit band for Princess Cruises as musical director - backing shows, guest acts/cabaret, jazz sets and pop/rock sets. Countless Function/cover gigs, Tribute gigs, Jazz gigs, Reggae gigs, Pop gigs, Rock gigs, Big Band/Ratpack swing gigs. Full Production Shows/Musicals at both amateur and professional level in London and around the country, able to play to a click track, strong reader and very hard worker.

Studied at the Academy of Contemporary Music, prior to this studied with a top UK teacher for 10 years, currently studying with legendary UK teacher - Dave Hassell.

In 2011/12 did a residency at a Warner Leisure Hotel playing dozens of styles including pop, funk, soul, motown, swing and rock, 5 days a week as well as backing guest Cabaret acts. Overall, 7 years of professional gigs.

I have all my own gear including a reliable car, different drum sets to match different settings, full set of drum mics and dozens of cymbals!

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