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About Liam

I am a drummer/percussionist who plays a range of styles and instruments which has led me to work as a performer, tutor and workshop leader.
Drummer
London

On Drum Kit Liam has performed in West End and off west End theatres on shows including West End Eurovision, James Bond the musical, West End Christmas, Brooklyn the Musical, Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street, 9-5 the musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, Just So , Side Show, rent, Spelling Bee and the Broardway and Beyond the UK tour; With artists such as Vivianne Viveur, the Glauco Alves Trio, Jack Slater, Benjamin Yellowitz, Raphael Roman, suffer no Fools, Jungle Leez, solenya and the LCM big band. On Percussion he has worked with the Ealing Symphony Orchestra, Southgate Symphony Orchestra, Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra, The Mark Fitzgerald orchestra, invicta orchestra, Lambeth Wind orchestra and East London Brass; on musicals such as 42nd Street, Copacabana, Fame, The Little shop of Horrors and Curtains; and with world music groups Conga Santiaguera, the Son Collective, LCM Bloco, uniao da mocidade and Paraiso School of Samba. Teaching: Liam has worked at some of the top music Colleges in the country including Trinity Laban Conservatoire and the London College of Music. He also teaches at Lockers Park preparatory school where he teaches and devises the drum kit and percussion program and runs his own private tuition business from his home studio.

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
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
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4th Encoreversary
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Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Military, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Fanfare, Early music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Ambient, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Traditional English folk, Rockabilly, Irish rock, Folk rock, Jazz, Gypsy jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Cabaret, Dixieland, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Swing, Ragtime, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Gospel, Light music, Marching, Easy listening, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk rock, Funk, Disco, Covers, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Vintage, Tribute, Top 40, Soul, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Heavy metal, Hard rock, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, Punk rock, Progressive rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Bossa nova, Choro, Caribbean music, Calypso, Brazilian music, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, Latin, Polka, Merengue, Mariachi, Reggae, Samba, Salsa, Ska, Tango, Spanish music
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, 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:
Sound technician, Drum technician, Producer, Composer, Audio engineer, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Music therapy
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Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£150
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£300

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Adrian S, 1 year ago

Liam was excellent - professional, easy to work with and instinctively knew what was required. Thoroughly recommended.

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Martin O, 1 year ago

It was a pleasure working with Liam, excellent musical skills and also fitting in with the orchestra.

From other customers:

Jez W, 6 years ago

Liam is a very strong and musical player with the ability to compliment and lead any group with confidence

Rhys W, 6 years ago

Liam can play just about everything.

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