In 2007 I graduated in Commercial Music (Bath Spa University). Since then my journey has included:
Worldwide Gigging, Session Work, and Teaching (Including BIMM Bristol, Bath City College). Im noted for being a click track hero, and can adapt to many musical styles in addition to my ability to exert energy musically and sensitively.
Studio/live work/Musicians includes:
The Hysterical Injury (Cyrstal Fuzz), Beggars Opera (Vertigo/Ricky Gardiner Songs/Repitouire Records), The Penelopes (Pour Le Mond/Universal), Annie Gardiner (Artist, Songwrister, Hysterical Injury) Axe Girl (Formerly KickTin, The TommyHawks), Jump Ship (Naim Recordings), Will Gregory (Goldfrapp), Patrick Duff (StrangeLove), Excellent Birds, Jim Barr (Get The Blessing/Portishead/Thought Forms), Cursor Major, Tristan Mackay, MXLX, Cars in Walls, RFAD (Requiem For A Dream), She Makes War (Laura Kidd Bassist), Andy Coughlan (Cerys Mathews/ Shaking Stephens), Laurie Ross (Eagles For Hands/ Love Amongst Ruin), Andy Norton (Cursor Major/ The Crimea), Owen Shires (Cynefin/JumpShip), Andrew Hayes (Run Logan Run/Saxophonist), Jonny Haygreen (Saxophonist), Tom Deane ( Bassist/ Odd Thomas uk/Formerly Kicktin/ScubaRoots), Richard De Rosa (ScubaRoots/Dj Fresh/ Session Guitarist), Slow Knife, Cara Sebastian (Marine/ Kiki And The Toms), Dana Jade, Phil Letley, Nuala Honan, Emma Hooper, Mel Gabriel, Pete Lawre, Milly McGregor (Gabby Young), Jay Chakravorty, Paul Russel, Human Pyramids, Dan Moore, James Hester.
Producers worked with:
Gordon Raphael (The Strokes/ Regina Spector), Oliver Baldwin (Pj Harvey/Hysterical Injury), Paul Corkett (Placebo / The Cure), Andy Thomas (Red Kite Studio/ Pete Lawry/ Phil Letley), Jim Barr (Portishead / Get The Blessing/ Thought Forms), Martin Levan ( RedKite Studios, Andrew Lloyd Webber / Iron Maiden/ Tristan Mackay), Steve Toth, Jarrad Hearman (Craig David/She Makes War/ Tinnie Tempah/Katy B) , James King (Anta/Age Decay/Hysterical Injury).
Belgium, France, Spain, Canada, Ireland, Wales, England, and Scotland.
Noted Venue / Festival appearances:
The Royal Albert Hall (Supporting The Human League), Bristol 02 Academy, The Dome London, Razzmetazz (Barcelona), Brighton Dome, Manchester O2 Academy, Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), BB6 Music Festival (Bristol 2016), Dot to Dot (2012/2014), Canada’s NXNE (2013), Liverpool Sound City (2013), Brighton's Great Escape (2013), Riba Rocks Festival (2014), Huw Stephen’s Swn fest (2012), Qwartz Electronic Music Fest 2015, ArcTanGent Festival (2013/2015).
The Human League, Beak>, Devinity Roxx, Esben And The Witch, Asia Argento, Lightning Bolt, Marnie Stern, Katie Stelmanis (Austra), Mike Watt, The Primitives, Jean-Benoit Dunckel, Air, Pantha Du Prince, Pierre Henry, Rumer, Pulled Apart By Horses, Turbowolf, Mary Epworth, Gabby Young, The Magician, Mighty Mouse, Kai Fish (Mystery Jets), Mylo, Men, Black Pus, She Keeps Bees, Screaming Females, Horn the Hunt, EsperScout, Nordic Giants, Axes, Human Pyramids, Thought Forms, Get The Blessing, Anta, Big Naturals, Annette Berlin, Schoolboy's Death Trio, Run Logan Run, Adding Machine, Candy Darling, Jemima Surrender, and Big Joan.
I taken hundreds of students through the art of learning drums and I'm extremely proud to have tutored many through to further and higher education.
Many of them have since achieved entry into the UK’s most highly regarded music establishments including BIMM, ACM, City of Bath College, and Bath Spa University.
Was head of drums at City Of Bath College ( 2010 - 2016) Btec Popular Music Course.
Covered lessons at BIMM Bristol to Mark Whitlam and James Hester.
Ran a successful one to one service in the southwest. (2008 - 2016).
2004 – 2007 Bath Spa University
BA (Hons) Commercial Music