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Matt Rouse
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SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, 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

I’ve been a session drummer for 20 years been signed to 6 major labels including Sony BMG and other independents

I produced my first vocal track when I was six since then I have played from everything from big-band to heavy-metal and played everywhere around the world from the UK and Glastonbury to touring Europe and the states

I have a few kits and a full working preproduction studio and a father of four and work as a learning support assistant I music and media College in East Sussex

I have also worked as a drum technician for Adam Bushell and Freak Power And have had the pleasure of being a facilities technician at the infamous new prestigious music college in Brighton called WATERBEAR

Screen name:
Matt Rouse
Member since:
Jun 09 2018
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

I am influenced by any music I hear but for me my drumming heroes are Steve gadd And Aaron Spears and I’m versatile enough to apply my hand to any originals or covers music

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Background Singer:
Advanced
Other:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Piano:
Moderate
Electronic Music:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Two different drum kits a festival and recording kit. A pearl Masters kit that was made for me by Pearl and a artist signature kit made for Nick Mason of Pink Floyd which is still under construction but was preserved in the box for 30 years in Olympic Studios in London

I also have Ibanez bass guitars and drop the guitars Ashdown cabs a full working Logic studio with 16 track hard disk recorder and a range of industry standard microphones

I also have an electric alesis pad which can be programmable to certain kit and affects sounds etc

MUSIC