Fri, 20 May|
The Purcell School
BEAT MAKERS: STUDENT WORKSHOP
Join renowned drummer & teacher George Double for a 60-minute exploration of the role of the drummer in jazz.
TIME & LOCATION
20 May, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
The Purcell School, Aldenham Rd, Bushey WD23 2TS, UK
ABOUT THE EVENT
Renowned jazz drummer, George Double, will take local students and all those interested in jazz drumming through a journey to explore, understand and even better their own techniques. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Joined by star bass player Geoff Gascoyne, George will explore groove ideas, technique, soloing and rhythmic understanding and there will be opportunities for everyone to join in and have fun. No experience or instrument necessary!
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 Art Themen, John Etheridge, Derek Nash, Chris Ingham and many others). He is also curator of Hadleigh, Southwold and Frinton Jazz Clubs and works as a senior drum kit consultant for Trinity College London.
General admission (adult)
+£0.13 Service fee
General admission ticket for parents/general audience
+£0.13 Service fee0
General admission (under 18s)
+£0.06 Service fee
General admission ticket for children under 16 who must be accompanied by a responsible adult
+£0.06 Service fee0