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Percussionists for hire in Reading

Hire a percussionist in Reading for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 145 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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From£180
PercussionistHarrow

MA Oxon // MPerf RCM // Musical Theatre & Orchestral work // Currently: 'Six' - West End (drums & cover MD)

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From£200
PercussionistUxbridge

Hi my name is Julius and I have a passion for percussion! I have over over 10 years experience playing drums from around the world.

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£160 - £250
PercussionistOxford

Binz is a bongo player & professional drummer who has performed in many of the top nightclubs throughout the UK.

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£150 - £300
PercussionistLondon

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.

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£160 - £225
PercussionistIsleworth

London-based Drummer/Educator, on behalf of Buzz Music, Berkshire Maestros, Hounslow Music Service & Hillingdon Music Hub.

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From£180
PercussionistBracknell

Jake is available for gigs, musical theatre, and recording from his home studio. A competent sight-reader and familiar with most styles.

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£160 - £380
PercussionistSlough

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist, Session Musician, Composer and Music Producer from Slough, Berskhire.

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PercussionistWatford

Percussionist and drummer currently based in Watford. Graduated from the Royal Academy of Music

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£327 - £627
PercussionistHigh Wycombe

"We bring the Caribbean to you" with Music • Sound • Light Steelasophical Steel Band Dj crowned Best CaribbeanMusic Entertainment Company UK

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From£560
PercussionistFeltham

Johnny Kalsi leads the Dhol Foundation around the Planet. Lessons, Weddings, Workshops, Stage Shows - Worldwide!

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From£160
PercussionistLeatherhead

Professional drummer from the South East. Looking for live and studio work. Specialising in Reggae, Funk, Rock.

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£175 - £200
PercussionistAylesbury

Scott. drummer/percussionist, toured with the 60s legends, The Searchers until their retirement & was a dep on We Will Rock You.

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PercussionistLondon

“…his masterful technique is pure delight to watch…” UKVibe, February 2015 || “…set to fire up the jazz scene…” Jazzwise, May 2011

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PercussionistThames Ditton

Drummer, percussion player and composer

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£300 - £600
PercussionistBirmingham

Professional and versatile musician...

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£350 - £600
PercussionistStroud

Jon Sterckx is an innovative tabla player & percussionist with 30+ years experience of working with world percussion.

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£310 - £500
PercussionistLiverpool

Percussionist and composer from Liverpool based in Leeds

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From£180
PercussionistLondon

A very talented and experienced multi-genre percussionist who plays with sensitivity and a unique style.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
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Busiest times:
August, October, November

How much does it cost to hire apercussionist?

The typical price for apercussionist is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any percussionist play my favourite song?

Professional percussionists will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that percussionists may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the percussionist's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do percussionists take to set up?

Your percussionist will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the percussionist prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our percussionists are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our percussionists will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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