5 Sep 2020

I have been upgrading my studio at home to do some live acoustic drum recording. There is more work in progress, but this was the first effort with Space Elevator. I hope you like it, it is the Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush collaboration 'Don't Give Up'.

16 Sep 2019

We can now provide drum lessons in school to provide a solid musical enrichment to your students. As a peripatetic service we offer drum lessons during the school day to suit the rhythm of your school.

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In January 2019 we successfully implemented and no...

16 Sep 2019

Thoroughly enjoyable outing with Space Elevator last week, opening up the Pub in the Park Festival for Texas.

Here is one of the tracks from our last album. Crazies. I love this one and The Duchess, as always, smashing it. She is amazing.

5 Mar 2019

Here are a couple of recent live gigs I played which have been broadcast on Facebook live.

The first is with great soul and funk band Brother Strut, who kindly asked me to guest on drums for the great Frank Tontoh. My dear friend, Otha Smith, was kind enough to get me o...

5 Mar 2019

Just wanted to share a few dates that I am playing live for Cherry Lee Mewis. Cherry is a great singer and songwriter in the Americana genre.

I was kindly asked to play with Cherry by my old friend Max Milligan a few years back. He is both a wonderful guitarist and...

4 Mar 2019

I am really pleased to have been asked to play in the house trio at The Pangbourne Jazz Club and then to be asked back!

Thus far I have had the pleasure of backing some of the best of British Jazz Artists. These have included:

Alan Barnes - Artist website

Denny Illet - Br...

4 Mar 2019

The second single from Space Elevator, coming from the album Space Elevator II was What Ya Think About That? It is more commonly known as W.Y.T.A.T. The single is available on digital download from our record label SPV/Steamhammer. Here is the link to the stream on...

4 Mar 2019

SPV have released the third single from the album Space Elevator II. Keep Waiting, written by David Young and The Duchess, the creative genius' of the band is available as a digital download and on Spotify here.

The video for the song is available to watch now, courtesy...

18 Apr 2018

The best age to learn to play the drums is simple: it is when you want to.

There are lots of scientific studies about the brain and how it develops, so I will leave that to the experts. But there are only positive benefits to learning to play a musical instrument.  If y...

10 Apr 2018

this blog will help you make the right choice for you when you are learning to play the drums. When you start to learn to play the drums you will need to have some equipment to learn on. We will look at electronic kits, acoustic kits, the cost, options and compare in a...

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