Fri, 20 May|
The Purcell School
BEAT MAKERS: STUDENT WORKSHOP
Watch a drumming masterclass with renowned jazz drummer George Double. Young musicians from Purcell and across the county will pick-up tips and techniques from George, in what is guaranteed to be a fun and interactive event open to all.
TIME & LOCATION
20 May, 16:00 – 17:00
The Purcell School, Aldenham Road, Bushey WD23 2TS, UK
ABOUT THE EVENT
Renowned jazz drummer, George Double, will take talented local students through a journey to explore and better their own techniques. Everyone is welcome to attend, watch and even join in!
George's playing and recording credits include Dame Shirley Bassey, Grammy Award Winner Jack Jones, Marc Almond, Mica Paris, Ruthie Henshall and Kym Mazelle. His West End and touring theatre record includes stints on Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Avenue Q, Sinatra and Anything Goes.
He is active on the British jazz scene and appears regularly at Ronnie Scott’s club in London and elsewhere as a freelancer (with John Etheridge, Digby Fairweather, Ray Gelato, Derek Nash, Alan Barnes, Scott Hamilton, Tina May, Don Weller, Art Themen, The Joe Loss Orchestra and many others).
He is also curator of Hadleigh and Southwold Jazz Clubs. George is a senior drum kit consultant for Trinity College London.