Alex Magni

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Alex Magni, a professional Brazilian drummer & percussionist, instructor and music producer, is now living and acting in the UK. Graduated in Musicology after his young musical conservatory training and several musical studies, courses and workshops attendance, providing him the acquisition of a vast knowledge of drums rhythms and percussion instruments, as well as technical and musical skills. In Brazil, has worked with numerous bands in the south of the country, doing many performances, recordings and teaching. With that gained the support of MEINL, the German brand of percussion instruments and Bosphorus cymbals. The constant development and performance of their own ideas in his “Percussion Live Act” and “Drums Forever” at pubs, bars, nightclubs and entertainment events. At these sessions Alex Magni presents a "high-end" percussion set-up, demonstrating incredible performance with great musicianship, improvisation, technique and animation (interactive with the audience), which makes each session a unique and new musical sensation, vibrating all the rooms where he has passed.

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Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Christmas, Military, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Rockabilly, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Easy listening, Experimental, Originals, Avant garde, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Producer, Drum technician, Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Musicologist, Community music worker, Animateur
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Alex's Song list

The client can suggest or recommend a song list/ playlist
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run-up to the event just let us know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Not a DJ service but music from a Spotify playlist. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via your PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £150

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 15 to 30 minutes before the performance time. As soon as your PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!”

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

I am definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically or plugged (wireless microphone) in your/venue PA system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, I can.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Energy, flexibility and interaction.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

All over the world.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Giovanni Hidalgo

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Steve Wonder at Rock in Rio

Alex's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£200
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£600
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Percussion/Drums Performance Online
I'll be performing percussion or drums in any style of music of the customer's choice (programmed in advance) for 2 sets of 30 minutes long or 45 minutes straight.


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Alex's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Alex N
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Amazing just Amazing

Vanya S
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Alex was great! Thank you

Jessica S
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Amazing ! so glad we booked Alex he made our wedding Reception was me too remember x

Nicole H
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Would recommend!

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From other customers:

Mark S
2 years ago, for a Birthday party in Edge Ln
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5 out of 5

5 Stars Very professional and competent. I highly recommend him!!