The Drum Tamer - Purveyor of beats

Hello!  I'm John.  I'm a drummer & musician from Manchester (UK) and I love to get involved in all sorts of projects.  

I've played with prog, folk, funk, pop, rock, blues, electronica, math-rock, country and disco bands over the years so I'm always looking for a new challenge. 

Get in touch if you'd like to talk to me about playing on a record or coming to jam with you live.  I also do drum teching and recording/mixing/mastering.

@TheDrumTamer: "Having a nice time engineering some sounds at @CottonCFest today with my pal @CallumBate96. Fuzzy Sun playing a sto…"
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Amazing to be back at @deafinstitute again last night for what I think is my 7th time playing this venue, this time as a super last minute session gig for @jesskempartist. Got a message at the start of the week to ask if I could learn her whole headline set and fill in for the usual drummer, but with no rehearsals this time.  Made a bunch of notes and spent some time on my own with the kit, and it turned out great!  Quite nerve-wracking to go straight into a gig having not played with the band, but they were all great players and I ended up having a super time. Nice. #Manchester #session #drums #sonor #drumkit


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Facebook page imageShook a tambourine on Radio 1 live lounge this morning. Much fun.... 1st May 2018 14:46
Facebook page imageDay off tour today in Berlin (2 weeks in) and I've made my way back to the excellent noisy Rooms once again. Spending some time working on some drum... 15th Apr 2018 13:10