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james348278
CONTACT

SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

James is comfortable either playing live performances and or in a studio environment.
"Discover Drums" James teaching page, based in the St Andrews area, was formed by experienced and respected working drummer James Gorgon.
After a musical career spanning nearly 40 years James has had the opportunity to record and play live gigs with the finest of musicians around the world.

With over 14 albums to his credit and numerous television and radio appearances, as well as several major tours including North America, Middle East, Thailand, Uganda and Europe, his experience speaks for itself.

James has recently (June 2018) been studying with UK drumming legend Mr Steve White, but has studied with many other great players over the years.

In January 2019 James received distinction from University of West London: London College of Musical Examinations for performance in over 250 practical excercises, graded exams and therory tests.

James has just returned from a week of further studies at the famous "Freddie Gee Drum Academy" having studied with some of the best drummers in the buisness.

Screen name:
james348278
Member since:
Jul 04 2018
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Buddy Rich, Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Craig Blundell and Steve White (but also many others)

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Gretsch and Mapex, and Roland drums. Ufip Cymbals Gibralter hardwear. Vic Firth sticks.