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!