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RichD
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ABOUT

I've been playing for over 20 years, with many professional gigs in that time.

Have been in a number of bands over the last few years, including Pointless Fanatics, Reload (Rock Covers band), Northern Heights and 21 Reasons.

Worked in theatres in the pit for several gigs including many years in pantomimes. Performed percussion/timpani for various orchestras in the North East and Midlands including, Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, Guisborough Choral Society, Durham Choral Society, Darlington Choral Society, RIchmondshire Orchestra, Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, Stamford Chamber Orchestra.

Currently playing drums for the Rutland Big Band and Top Banana Band plus regular pit work.

Looking for session/paid work

Screen name:
RichD
Member since:
Jan 16 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, Dream Theater, Pearl Jam, Incubus, Buddy Rich, Roy Haynes, Ed Alleyne Johnson, Bill Bruford, Gavin Harrison, 4Hero, Richard Strauss, Vaughan Williams, Morten Lauridsen

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist - Bass:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Lead Guitar:
Intermediate
Violin:
Intermediate
Keyboard:
Beginner
Piano:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute plus various other makes of drums,

Double Pedal

Sabian Cymbals,

Various small percussion items... (whistles, Cowbells, African Drums, etc etc)

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