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Jake Perrett

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About Jake

Jake is available for gigs, musical theatre, and recording from his home studio. A competent sight-reader and familiar with most styles.
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Jake first picked up a pair of drumsticks when he was 10. He studied at The Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford where he was taught by the likes of Toby Drummond (Wicked, Billy Elliot, Lion King), Frank Tontoh (Amy Winehouse, Craig David), and Pete Riley (Guthrie Govan, Republica). He has continued study with Pete Riley as well as other leading drummers including, Dave Weckl, Peter Erskine, Todd Sucherman, Neal Wilkinson and Bruce Becker. Jake is currently the drummer for ‘The Traveling Wilburys Experience’ theatre show and original artist ‘Eleanore and the Lost. He is a regular dep drummer for the 50's/60's touring theatre show, ‘Lipstick on Your Collar’ and has performed in theatres, clubs and venues across the UK, most notably the Eden Project, Brighton Centre, and the Vault Festival. Jake's musical theatre experience includes performing on '42nd Street', 'Top Hat' & Anything Goes at ‘Upstairs At The Gatehouse, London, as well as depping on the Blues Brothers Xmas Special at the Arts Theatre, West End and ‘Throughly Modern Millie’ at the Landor Theatre, London. He has also performed on productions of Hairspray, ’Loserville’, ‘Oliver!’, and Bugsy Malone. He has extensive experience performing with his function band, The Weekend, who are managed by DK management, who has also used him as a dep for their many other bands. Jake has had plenty of experience teaching music and is currently a lecturer at the Academy Of Contemporary Music, teaching diploma up to 2nd year degree level drum and performance students. He also has a wealth of private students.

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 can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
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Encore awards
5th Encoreversary
Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Classical crossover, Christmas, Classical, Electronic, Drum 'n' Bass, Electro-Swing, 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, Bluegrass, Ceillidh, Country, Folk rock, Rockabilly, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, 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, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Cuban music, Spanish music, Samba, Tango, Ska, Salsa, Skiffle, Polka, Latin, Reggae, Mariachi, Merengue, German music, Italian music, Jewish music, Hawaiian music, Flamenco, Bossa nova, African music, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Medieval music, Opera, Renaissance, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Dubstep, EDM, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, Irish rock, Brazilian music
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Drum technician, Transcription, Sound technician, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Ableton Live, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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From customers:

Toby E, 6 years ago

Jake has been a fantastic student at the ACM and has become a wonderful young drummer and is certainly a musician to look out for in the future.

John L, 6 years ago

Jake is a superb team player and collaborator, with a professional attitude at all times." John K Miles MMus - Composer and Music Leader

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