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Matt is now a free agent, looking for any dp drum work anyone is willing to give him a shot at. 25 years drummer, singer and DJ
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I began playing drums when I was 9 years old, receiving lessons for all of my educational life. By playing in the school orchestra and a local community band allowed me to develop my musical knowledge and sight reading skills. By studying my favourite drummers and listening to different genres of music I was able to develop as a player. Having been in various original and covers bands I began to sit in for other drummers that I knew, word slowly got around and I had a roster of 10 artists/groups who'd use me as a dep. I have my own transport, good sounding kit and an in-ear monitoring system. In one group I was required to play with a click to loop which further enhanced my timing. Please do get in touch with me :)

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
Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Ska, Reggae, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Disco, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Tribute, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1950s era music, Musical theatre, Film / TV music, Christmas, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Post rock, Power rock, Punk rock, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Drum technician
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Song list

Songs by (Including but not limited to:)
It must be love
House of fun
Our house
Bed & Breakfast Man
Return of Las Palmas 7
Sun And The Rain
Plus Many More
Concrete Jungle
Too much Too Young
Bad Manners
Stevie Wonder
Dire straits
Wet Wet Wet
The Feeling
Bon Jovi
Guns n Roses
Skunk Anansie
Alanis Morissette
Some Foo Fighters
And many many more.


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)£50
Up to 1 hour£100
Up to 2 hours£175
Up to 3 hours£300




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Dan W, 1 year ago

Matt is an accomplished player; solid, with great time and a wide repertoire of styles and songs. As a bass player it is a pleasure to play with a solid drummer who knows what the songs need, and can add that flair now and then. In addition, Matt is there for the team - helping with the set up and break down. Great drummer, would use again, 5 stars 😁

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Rach R, 1 year ago

Matt has saved the day by stepping in to play drums in my band ‘the haystacks band’ quite a few times now! Every time he has been prompt, friendly, helpful and above all he is very talented. He even added some amazing BVs and sang one of the songs in our set at very short notice - he did an amazing job and I highly recommend his drum and vocal skills, and won’t be hesitating to use him again. Rachel Redman, The Haystacks Band

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