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Jon Sterckx is an innovative tabla player & percussionist with 30+ years experience of working with world percussion.
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Electronic, Classical, World music, African music, Arabic, Asian music, Indian music
Tabla, Percussion, Sitar
Concert, Bar / Club / Venue event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise
Ableton Live, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Musicologist, Fluent improviser
Raga Ahir Bhairav
Raga Bilaskhani Todi
Raga Manj Khamaj
Raga Puriya Kalyan
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We 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?
Can provide iPod service, not DJ.
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide an mp3 playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!” (venue responsible for any PRS notifications).
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
We're 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, when necessary (if the venue does not provide it) & required we can provide PA, microphones etc.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Contact us to discuss this in more detail.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Spontaneous onstage dialogues. Exciting improvisations.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Westminster Hall - London Shakespeare's Globe - London Wales Millennium Centre - Cardiff Rich Mix - London Preston Guildhall Plymouth Mela, Intercontinental Hotel - Park Lane - London Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Park Lane - London Hensol Castle - South Wales Celtic Manor - South Wales Colston Hall Trafford Centre Edgbaston Cricket Ground Syon Hilton
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Zakir Hussain Ravi Shankar Sukhwinder Singh Nikhil Bannerjee Niladri Kumar Nitin Sawhney Taufiq Qureshi
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
2 x TEDx performances WOMAD festival Shakespeare's Globe Cadogan Hall Westminster Hall
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