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1 August 2023
New Studio and Drumming School in Morecambe

My new drumming school is open for business in Morecambe. It's in a great space for all my kit, music and memorabilia, and we had a good time at the launch party in July. You can read more about it here: Former Simply Red member sets up drumming school in Morecambe

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2 June 2023
Nice and Sleazy Punk and Ska Festival Morecambe 2023

I was invited to the Nice And Sleazy Punk Festival to do a couple of hours of drum lessons on the Saturday and Sunday mornings. The atmosphere was great, very family friendly and a really good vibe. Here's some pictures of me out in a field doing lessons with people of all ages and hair […]

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1 June 2023
Lancaster & Morecambe College Open Day

Recently, I had the great pleasure of being taken around Lancaster and Morecambe College. It was a fantastic facility with lots of enthusiastic people, both students and tutors, and a fantastic vibe. The picture is taken in a recording studio on campus. A very nice Gretch drum kit by the way. Here's something they posted […]

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8 February 2023
Buddy Rich Big Band at Ronnie Scott's

Friday 3rd February 2023, a night at the iconic Ronnie Scott's Club, London with the legendary Buddy Rich Big Band. The picture is with me and Buddy Rich's daughter Cathy Rich, a great singer and lovely person. The other guy is Gregg Potter who holds the drum seat in the Buddy Rich Band. Not only […]

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28 November 2022
Pete Wylie and The Mighty Wah! tour, 2022

Well, I survived! The tour with Pete Wylie and The Mighty Wah!  went really great. There was blood, sweat, tears and much laughter. We played to fantastic audiences up and down the UK and the love we received was overwhelmingly good.  Thank you to everyone who came to see us! Here are a selection of […]

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1 October 2022
Mr Bruce Mitchell

A great friend, drummer, inspiration and life coach. Mr. Bruce Mitchell. Gifting me with the amazing new book about Phil Seaman, possibly the greatest English jazz drummer ever. You can order your copy at

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