BIOGRAPHY

Born Colombo Sri Lanka

 

My study history:

B’ed Hons Music and Drama (DeMontfort University, Bedford)

Drum Tech West London

 

Taught by:

John Shearer (ex Steve Hackett of Genesis)

Robbie France (Wishbone Ash / Diamond Head)

Jim Kilpatrick (Former world pipe band champion)

Jim Chapin (US Father of independence drumming)

Carl Palmer (ELP)

 

Master classes with:

Dom Famularo (US drummer / clinician)

Steve Smith (Journey)

Guest percussionist for Janet Robin 2017 (One the world's top female guitarists )

Current band:

Sawa Charm - a Polish rock-orchestral group

 

My first performance was at aged 15 months!

 

I have appeared on:

London ITV

Anglia TV

BBC Look East

Channel 4

Radio One (One of the first Asian rock/pop drummers to appear on Radio) 

Sony Asia TV

Cruise Ships (across Middle East / Mediterranean)

 

I have taught in various educational establishments, from nursery’s to schools, colleges and university. Many years experience teaching special needs students. Level ranges from beginner to post-graduate. Lessons can also involve other musicians upon request.

 

-Excellent top-range equipment

-All kinds of drums and guitars

-Top recording equipment

-Experience playing in a real band setting

-Rates favorable to school fees

-Lesson timings tailored to you (typically half hour for youngsters, an hour for 11+)

-Pupil discounts on music gear (cheaper than high street / ebay)

 

 

 

 

Students:

I have experience teaching beginners, children, special needs, students, post-graduates, music teachers and other performing musicians.


Former students have gone on to:

 

Michael Jackson (supporting band)

Ice Sea Dead People

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

Little Miss Trenchcoat

Hair Rock Experience

Mughouse Blues

The Wholls

Former European and World Dance Champions (who use drum lessons as part of training)

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