Paul Jones is a British session drummer. As a seasoned music professional, his knowledge and experience has helped artists like Sigma, Labrinth and others, sell out their live shows and tours both here in the UK and Worldwide and become household names.
His deep pocket, sense of dynamics and versatility keep people knocking at his door. And his varied experience is no accident; Paul’s personal taste is incredibly diverse, with strong influences coming from the late 80s rave / house scene, plus early hip hop, 70s funk, R&B/soul, rock, jazz fusion and jungle / drum and bass. Together, these are the foundation for the musician he is today.
Paul is proud to be sponsored by
The masterclass will address his approach on how to handle the recreation of acoustic / electronic pop music and Drum & Bass in todays live settings.
Much of the music he has been touring with for the last 6 years has seen him using and a setup consisting of Roland V Drums and both the TM2 / TMC6 trigger units alongside a Sakae Almighty acoustic kit with an Akai MPC1000 at the heart of it all.
22nd FEBRUARY – ACM GUILDFORD
24th FEBRUARY – SALFORD UNIVERSITY
21st APRIL – BIMM MANCHESTER
26th APRIL – BIMM DUBLIN
5th MAY – LIPA LIVERPOOL
12th MAY – BIMM BRISTOL
3rd JUNE – ACADEMY OF MUSIC, GLASGOW
13th OCTOBER – RNCM, MANCHESTER
Drum Tracks / Session Drummer
Paul is an accomplished session drummer and has a fully equipped studio based in South London where he can record drum tracks and more.
He has a full selection of mics, quality pre amps a variety of kits and snares to suit most needs.
Drums recorded in the studio:
Previous session work includes:
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HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:
- We discuss the style / feel you are after and any specifics you require in detail.
- You upload track along with any reference songs and / or guide drums.
- I’ll send you an MP3 of the recording with my drums for your approval and include the opportunity to make ‘two’ revisions to the final recording.
- Once agreed, I send you separate audio stems in the desired format.
- Turnaround in as little as 48hrs.
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“I can say without hesitation that [Paul] is a consummate & passionate professional, never satisfied with giving anything less than his best.”
Gordon Hulbert (Chaka Khan / Russell Watson)
Paul has worked with a host of top session musicians and artists, both in the studio and touring.
His credits include:
Education is also an important part of Paul’s work as a session musician. As well as touring, playing on and recording sessions he makes time to teach the next generation.
He offers One to One tuition in his South London studio and draws from a wealth of experience playing to audiences all over the world from intimate acoustic sets to arena and stadium tours. In addition he has over 15 years experience of teaching private lessons, as well as teaching at schools and colleges in and around London.
All drum lessons are individually tailored to help take you to the next level.
Masterclasses are available in how to approach to drum triggering within today’s crossover electronic / acoustic genres using hybrid acoustic /electronic drumkits.
Also how to work with click tracks, input song material into a DAW and cover techniques to successfully combine playback and live drumming elements.
Get in touch via the contact form for bookings or more information.
Unit1 DRCA Business Centre
Charlotte Despard Ave
London SW11 5HD