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Huw Rees

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About Huw

I am a professional drum tutor and drummer with over 13 years of teaching experience and over 25 years playing experience.
Drummer
Swansea
Public liability insurance of £10 million

I am a professional drum tutor and drummer with over 13 years of teaching experience and over 25 years playing experience. It’s been my privilege to have played all over the world and to have played drums on over 25 records played on BBC Radio 1, 2, 3 and BBC Radio 6 Music to name but a few. I teach from my purpose built recording and teaching studio in Mount Pleasant in Swansea. Full Enhanced DBS (formally CRB) I teach all styles, abilities and ages from 5 years old to 70 years old (as are some of my current students!) I use various tuition techniques and philosophies to ensure my students are taught what they need to know, be it for Rockschool grades (Recommended Rockschool tutor), improving drum kit technique or just to learn drums for fun. I run Rhondda Street Studio recording studios that offers analogue sound with mixing and editing in Protools, I used to be involved in musical event management and managed the Dylan Thomas Fringe festival for 7 years until 2009 and also managed the Mumbles Mostly Jazz & Blues Festival for four years from 2005.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, Folk rock, Irish rock, Country, Traditional English folk, Blues, Acoustic, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, R&B, Funk rock, Funk, Americana, Disco, Hip Hop, Alternative rock, Glam rock, Britpop, Post rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Progressive rock, Indie, Punk rock, Skiffle, Ska
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Audio engineer, Sound technician, Producer, Drum technician, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Reviews

From customers:

Dai S, 12 years ago

Huw is a 'people person' through and through. He works well in all situations, performing or producing. He is a highly creative musician with a flair for all styles of music– Dai Smith Independent Music Professional.

Peter O, 11 years ago

Huw is a consummate professional that I have worked with on numerous occasions and would have no hesitation in recommending his expertise and experience. – Peter O Sullivan ex Independent Music Professional