The Drum Tamer - Purveyor of beats

Hello!  I'm John.  I'm a drummer & musician from Manchester (UK) and I love to get involved in all sorts of projects.  

I've played with prog, folk, funk, pop, rock, blues, electronica, math-rock, country and disco bands over the years so I'm always looking for a new challenge. 

Get in touch if you'd like to talk to me about playing on a record or coming to jam with you live.  I also do drum teching and recording/mixing/mastering.

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On monitors again today for a super brief show at the celebrations of winning some kind of ball footing competition on Deansgate in #Manchester.  Very noisy scenes, lots of ticker tape and a bunch of pyro that you couldn't really see because it was day time. Woo.


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Facebook page imageShook a tambourine on Radio 1 live lounge this morning. Much fun.... 1st May 2018 14:46
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