wol webster

Drums and Percussion teacher

Based in
Rochester, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Medway Towns and anywhere i'm on tour by prior engagement.
wol webster | Drums and Percussion teacher

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Band History

January 2002 to Present Day

Both Sides Of Phil Collins
5% Volume (John Dalton from the Kinks)
Tee Green (Whacking Funkers and The True Mentals(Jazz Funk)

1999 to January 2002 Memphis Roots

I played drums and sang with this three-piece band working around 200 dates (clubs, concerts and festivals) per year. The band worked major venues including The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Blackpool Tower Ballroom etc. The band generally worked as a self-contained unit but was occasionally called on to back visiting American artists such as John Permenter, Joe Sun and Pinto Bennett.
I have played drums on many magazine cover CDs including Guitar Techniques and Guitarist.

1990s Miscellaneous UK Country Bands

I have had periodic engagements/deputising jobs with various popular bands including:

• Steve Scott & Rio
• Barry Westbrook & Mean Business
• A Band Named Sioux
• Memphis Roots

1970s – 1990s Miscellaneous Live Performance Work
(Pop/Rock etc.)

I have worked as a professional drummer with many acts including the following:

• Tee Green
• Worlds Apart
• Otis Redding III
• Eddie Floyd
• The Original Blues Brothers Band (USA)
• Dean Friedman
• Vendetta
• Fantasy
• Jeff Beck
• Geoff Whitehorn
• Ruby Winter
• Chas & Dave (occasionally featuring Albert Lee)

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1970s – 1980s Miscellaneous Live Performance Work
(Cabaret etc.)

I have been engaged as a professional drummer by the following acts and celebrities:

• Michael Barrymore
• Bob Monkhouse
• Jim Davidson
• Joe Pasquale – 300+ shows, I appear on Joes first video release
• Paul Daniels – ‘Secrets’ TV show
• Mike Read
• Bernard Manning
• Jimmy Jones
• Bernie Clifton
• Freddie ‘Parrot Face’ Davies
• Professor Stanley Unwin
• Blue Vein ‘Police function band

1980s – 1990s Miscellaneous Clinics

I have played drums at clinics with the following people:

• Danny Gotlieb
• Alan White (Yes)
• John McCloughlin
• Ricky Lawson (Michael Jackson)
• Phil Gould (Level 42)
• Steve White
• Vancho Manolovic
• Doune Perry (Jethro Tull)

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Recording Work

1970s – Present Miscellaneous Albums, Demos etc.
I have played live drums and programmed rhythm parts on countless recordings. Back in the 70s I worked for a pedal-steel guitar firm who used me with some of the worlds top players including:

• Buddy Emmons
• Lloyd Green
• Gordon Huntley

I Was Staff Drummer with Pye Records for 15 years and have played on many many records from Jeff Beck to Max bygraves(great???) and everyone else in between.

I am a bona fide Zildjian cymbals and D.Drum endorsee – I have a wide selection of top quality cymbals that are available to use in combination with either my Ddrums (pads + triggers – sound module with thousands of high quality digital samples) or a standard drum kit.

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

THE SMALL PRINT

Lessons are on first come first serve basis -there could be a waiting list but if you are really interested you will be fitted in asap.your payment is for my time and so all slots are to be paid for unless you give 24 hours notice,and don't do it too often.Months notice of cancellation of lessons .-But hey talk to me i'm a reasonable guy.


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