Watch & Listen
1-2 of 2 videos
My name is Atanas and I am 25 years old all round percussionist from Manchester, graduate from the Royal Northern College of Music,England.
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Electronic, Ambient, Deep house, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Disco, Funk, Americana, Funk rock, Motown, Hip Hop, Soul, R&B, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll, World music, Afrobeat, Bossa nova, Caribbean music, Brazilian music, Balkan, Cuban music, Cumbia, Latin, Reggae, Salsa, Ska, Samba, Spanish music
Arranger, Drum technician, Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Singing teaching, Examiner, Community music worker, Animateur, Actor
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible for your and my benefit. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.”
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
This can be arranged but it really needs to be talked about or mentioned at least 2 day before the initial event. If you require a DJ that will cost extra £130 and hour as the fee would be split '
How much time do you need to set up?
Depending on the event and the gear required, I personally like to be at least 1 hour early to check acoustic, set up and be fully prepared to play.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument and microphone to play
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
“If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £40 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc. ”
What do your clients love most about your performances?
I believe my energy, sound and stage presence
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
London: Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Windsor Castle, Saachi Gallery, Watford Colosseum, Camden Gallery and many more. Manchester: Bridgewater Hall, BBC Radio 6, Manchester Academy, Gorilla and many more.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Many extraordinary percussionists like Ray Barretto, Tata Guines, Poncho Sanchez, Mongo Santamaria, Anga, Lenny Castro and many more
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
BBC RADIO 6 with Marc Riley, Glastonbury Festival, Headling stage at Latitude and soon to be Lion King Tour 2019
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£70|
|Up to 1 hour||£190|
|Up to 2 hours||£380|
|Up to 3 hours||£500|
Dave H, 2 years ago
MK S, 1 year ago
Read all 5 reviews