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About Assaf on Percussion

From Hedkandi to Tom Jones, Assaf has performed all around the globe and will bring his crazy showmanship+infectious energy to your event!
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Assaf is a unique performance artist and show drummer based in London, UK. He has firmly established himself as the premier club-percussionist. His drum and percussion solos have had millions of views on You-Tube making him friends and fans all around the globe. Clients: TV Shows: Top Of The Pops, Jonathan Ross, Paul O'Grady Festival Performances: Bestival, Glastonbury, Party In The Park London’s West End Clubs: DSTRKT, Project, Kensington Roof Gardens, China White, The Playboy Club London, Café De Paris, Mnky Hse, IT Artists: Tom Jones, Kevin Saunderson, Chicane, Sophie Ellis Bexter, Rozalla, Angie Brown, Inner City Brands: Hed Kandi, Cream, Ministry Of Sound, Galaxy FM International performances: El Divino, Ibiza Zero Gravity, Dubai Barasti Beach, Dubai XL Beach Club, Dubai White X Lounge, Dubai Formula 1 after party, Bahrain Ministry of Sound, Kuala Lumpur W Hotel, Qatar Private parties in Moscow, New Delhi, Italy, Ecuador, Mauritius… Testimonials: “Assaf is the most exciting percussionist on the dance scene today. His combination of flawless skill and flair is really something to behold, the guy is truly awesome” -Andrew Daniels, DJ Hedkandi/Triple Dee/Hot Rats "Assaf is an outstanding performer, we always love working with him for his enthusiastic vibe and great ability” -Kevin Saunderson/Inner City “Assaf really brings so much to every gig- tons of energy, an amazing musician, fantastic showman and a lovely guy too, the guy is truly awesome” -David Dunne (DJ and presenter of the Hedkandi Radio Show/Ministry of Sound/Galaxy FM) “There’s few people out there who can combine showmanship and performance like Assaf can. Night after night he nails it” -Paul Louis, Tour manager, Chicane “I’ve been lucky enough to work with Assaf on a regular basis and he is simply the best percussionist I have worked with. His work goes beyond simple accompaniment to a full show that holds the audience spellbound” -Mark Doyle, founder of Hedkandi

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Genres:
House, Christmas, Electronic, Deep house, EDM, Electronica, Garage, Ibiza club, Techno, Pop, Disco, Covers, Hip Hop, Top 40, Soul, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Brazilian music, Bossa nova, Calypso, Caribbean music, Latin, Jewish music, Salsa, Samba
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Songwriter, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

I play to any songs of any style and have played 1000s of events ranging from House, Pop, Garage, Soul and Hip hop...
Show me love
One more time
Finally
Passion
My heart goes (la di da)
Wake me up
Save the world tonight
Gimme everything tonight
I got a feeling
I will survive
One Kiss
Higher love
Sweet dreams
Mi Gente
Happier
Despacito
Shape Of You
Havannah
Summer
Get lucky
Blurred Lines
Sandstorm
Gonna make your sweat (everybody dance now)
Pump up the jam
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I get people involved a lot. From clapping hands to giving out tambourines, encouraging them to dance and even letting them play my percussion...

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

London clubs: DSTRKT, Project, Kensington Roof Gardens, China White, The Playboy Club London, Café De Paris, El Divino, Ibiza Zero Gravity, Dubai Barasti Beach, Dubai XL Beach Club, Dubai White X Lounge, Dubai Ministry of Sound, Kuala Lumpur W Hotel, Qatar World trade center, Manila Private parties in Moscow, Bahrain, New Delhi, Italy, Ecuador, Mauritius…

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Stevie Wonder, Sting, Billy Joel, Paul Simon...

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

Top of the Pops with Tom Jones

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

If it's the same day and I'm not otherwise booked, that's not a problem. I will always try to work around your schedule. Just let me know.

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

Yes, but will need access, permission to the PA, DJ mixer (which I don't usually supply)

How much time do you need to set up?

20-30 minutes

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

You can play absolutely any music and songs you like. I've played 1000s of events and happily jam to any genre! No problem!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, but if it's a big venue/event I will need to plug into your PA or DJ mixer(which I don't provide)

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I will happily learn any music in advance, but usually can play/jam to any song/genre without preparation!

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)£250
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£400

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Roaming Djembe
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Erold G
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Great work he came on time he came prepared and the most important he delivered when is needed. He was perfect for the occasion he can bring the energy high keep the party going and for me as a dj is very important cause is part of my performance. Great job🤘🤘

Reply from Assaf on Percussion
1 month ago

Thanks you so much! Great working with you, great event! Hope to do it again soon! ✊😎🙏

From other customers:

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Kathryne U
1 month ago, for a Wedding in Eastbourne
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Assaf was so amazing. Our guests were blown away by his talent and he really did get everyone up on the dance floor all night. I would recommend him hands down and will definitely be hiring him again.

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-Andrew R
4 years ago

“Assaf is the most exciting percussionist on the dance scene today. His combination of flawless skill and flair is really something to behold, the guy is truly awesome”

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