SEEKINGDrums, Other Percussion, Other.
As a groove based song player my main focus is to keep solid time with a nice feel and to make things as comfortable as possible for the rest of the band by playing what’s required. Reliable, enthusiastic & friendly, I’ve 35 years live, studio recording and T.V experience, 21 years as a pro in London. Here are some biog details;
Heather Small (M People). Drumming Credits for 7 tracks on “Close to a miracle” album.
House drummer for the George Michael backing band at London jam sessions.
Toby Bourke. George Michael tribute gig at St Michael's church in Highgate.(Signed to George Michael's Aegean label & duetted with him on "Waltz away dreaming").
Viva. Signed to Planet 3 records c/o Dave Ambrose who signed The Sex Pistols, Duran Duran & Radiohead to E.M.I. records.
Worked on soundtrack of Paramount Pictures Movie release “Angus, thongs and perfect snogging".
Recorded tracks for Grace Kennedy (80’s chart topping Soul diva) and Steve Balsamo (The Storys, & star of west end production of Jesus Christ Superstar).
Brandviolet. Signed to Some Bizarre and Riverside Records. Albums, singles & e.p. releases. "Alien hive theme" video featured on big screens at all Stereophonics world tour stadium dates.(See video page)
John Peel Show. C.N.D fundraiser e.p playlisted on Radio 1 show.
Shared a stage with Catatonia, Jools Holland, Big Country, Paul Young, Echo & the Bunnymen, 808 State....
Festival support slots alongside Duffy, Athlete & Wheatus for Marsupial management, Director John Brand (Stereophonics.)
Worked with producers:
Ben Robbins (Heather Small, Katherine Jenkins, Tina Arena, Delta Goodrem, The Storys, The Voice various artists).
George DeAngelis (Rod Stewart, Leann Rhymes, Seal, Trevor Horn).
Dave Ambrose (A & R for Duran Duran, Sex Pistols).
Brian James (The Damned).
Matt Gregory (P.J. Harvey).
Worked at Abbey road, Angel Islington, Sanctuary Westside and R.G. Jones London studios.
Jesus Christ Superstar. U.K. & Ireland tours of the Andrew Lloyd Webber production.
Contributed to many album releases by David Kovacevic (Killing Joke, Boy George, Then Jericho) and prolific rockers Fastback amongst others.
Have featured in surveys in books by Kevin Duncan (Fastback), musicians need to be businessmen too!
0790 957 1522
- Screen name:
- Daf Jones
- Member since:
- Nov 29 2007
- Active within 1 week
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
- Most available:
Influenced & inspired by so many bands, musicians and drummers, too many to mention, there's so much good stuff out there.......
- Background Singer:
Tama Starclassic & Superstar Classic maple drum kits.
Assorted snare drums and cymbals.
Rock Showreel Track number: 1 Genre: Rock
Pop Showreel Track number: 2 Genre: Pop
Funk Showreel Track number: 3 Genre: Funk
Reggae Showreel Track number: 4 Genre: Reggae
Blues Showreel Track number: 5 Genre: Blues
Ballads showreel Track number: 6 Genre: Lounge
Country Showreel Track number: 7 Genre: Country