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About Lynn

Professional Drummer/Congas. Vastly experienced Jazz, Rock, Congas, Bongos, Percussion, Studio Session work, large venues, Theatre.
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Began playing drums at 15 years old played in strict dance band 1 year. Performed in clubs and pubs, freelance work. Performed large hotel venue with dance band. Played in numerous bands - Rock- Pop. Played Jazz Fusion band, performed at the jazz festival, Sage, Gateshead. Studio sessions adding drums and percussion to artists work. Playing in bands for weddings and private functions.

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
I own a PA system
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Jazz fusion, Cabaret, Jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Pop, Covers, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, R&B, Soul, Tribute, Vintage
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Drum technician, Fluent improviser
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Song list

Castle on the hill
Everybody dance
Help me make it through the night
Love really hurts
Heart of glass.
Knock on Wood
Young Hearts.
We are Family.
Band of Gold.
This old Heart of Mine.
Stand by Me.
Baby Love.
Twisting the night away.
Midnight train to Georgia.
Nutbush City Limits.
Proud Mary.
River Deep.
I Wish.
Thinking of you.
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Price Tag - Jessie J
Somebody told me The Killers
Dakota - Stereophonics
valarie - The Zutons
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Come Together - The Beatles
ParkLife - Blur
Don’t Rain On My Parade -Streisand
Somewhere -- Streisand
Evergreen- - Streisand
If You Go Away (Ne me Quitte Pas) - Streisand
Since I Fell For You - Streisand
Stoney End - Streisand
The way way we were - Streisand
You Don’t bring me flowers- Streisand
A woman in love - Streisand
A Piece if sky - Streisand
People - Streisand
On A Clear Day - Streisand
Since I Fell For You- Streisand
Bewitched - Streisand
He Touched Me Streisand
Happy Days - Streisand
When the Sun Comes Out - Streisand
Lover Come Back To Me- Streisand
Gotta Move - Streisand
Free Again - Streisand
Funny Girl - Streisand
Second Hand Rose - Streisand
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

If I receive enough notice of the change of timings and it doesn’t clash with other commitments I will certainly accommodate the changes.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?


How much time do you need to set up?

I need about 1 hour since a lot of large venues require the drums to have microphones attached. The drums need to be sound checked with the band for correct volume levels.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?


Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes For a large venue I will bring drum microphones, mixer and amplification with speakers.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes I do need about a weeks notice to concentrate on various songs before a rehearsal to ensure I am able to perform to a desired standard.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My enthusiasm dynamics of my playing lifting the rest of the band.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

The Sage Gateshead Jazz Festival The Lancastrian suite Gateshead Blackfriars at the Ouseburn Large Hotel in Newcastle Wallsend Memorial Hall Various pubs and clubs

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Eric Harland Dave Weckl David Garibaldi Buddy Rich

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Sage Jazz Festival


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£160
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£160
Up to 3 hours£160


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Simon C, 2 years ago

Once again thanks for covering the drum role for us – you did a great job and we will certainly be in touch if we need a dep in your area again.

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Damien G, 2 years ago

Lynn has deputised on drums for our band ‘Riverbeat’ on a number of occasions. Lynn has adapted ti a number of situations from pub gigs, weddings and other private functions; he is reliable and is easy to work with. Lynn is extremely adaptable and has learnt new songs on request. Our first choice of dep drummers ! The Riverbeat Band

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From other musicians:

27th April 2019

I have performed with Lynn many times when he deputised for my band. Lynn is an amazing drummer, very professional and he has a wonderful style, he can play all types of music. He is a true gentleman