Liam McCloud

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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.

Performing: On Percussion Liam has worked with Orchestras such as the Mark Fitzgerald orchestra, invicta orchestra, Lambeth Wind orchestra, East London Brass; on musicals in London such as Fame and The Little shop of Horrors and with world music groups Conga Santiaguera, the Son Collective, LCM Bloco, uniao da mocidade and Paraiso School of Samba. On Kit he has performed with artists such as Vivianne Viveur who he has recorded two albums with, the Glauco Alves Trio, Jack Slater, Benjamin Yellowitz, Raphael Roman, suffer no Fools, Jungle Leez, solenya and the LCM big band; on musicals such as Broardway and Beyond UK tour, 9-5, The Drowsy Chaperone, Just so and Spelling bee and worked with production companies such as clearer productions, Centre stage, Sedos, W5 Productions, Top’s, Willios and opera de la Luna Teaching: Liam has worked with the national citizen service to devise and deliver percussion workshops and train other practitioners in preparation for the program, the Arts Academy, Waltham Forest and Redbridge music services all of which he taught drum kit, percussion and lead samba and African drumming sessions. He now works 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
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
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Drums, Percussion
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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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Martin O, 10 days ago

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

From other customers:

Jez W, 4 years ago

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

Rhys W, 4 years ago

Liam can play just about everything.

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