Whether it is a live or studio situation, Dave is the man for the job. If you are looking for someone who can play for the song, or go on a shed session, Dave covers both.
Dave is available for tours and gigs Worldwide.
Television work, theatre runs, promotional work, pub gigs are excepted, as well as work with record labels and management companies.
Dave is available for recording sessions from one off tracks to albums.
Sessions can be done at any location (travel expenses and accommodation costs may be added to rate), and Dave is happy to use his own gear or
The Rockin' Horse Recording Studio, which is run by Dave, is available for online/remote sessions to be done.
With any session, details must be given by email of what is wanted for the session. Once agreed work will commence.
Dave plays Pearl Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, and Vater
"I have access to various kits, and snares which are stored at my studio, as well as a monstrous selection of cymbals, which can be selected to suit your recording."
For master classes Dave requires at least a 4 piece set up consisting of 13"x5" or 14"x6.5" snare, 10", 12", or 13" rack tom, 14"x14" or 16"x16" floor tom, and 20", 22", or 24" bass drum.
Preferred drum set up is Pearl Masters range- 12"x10" rack, 14"x14" and 16"x16" floor tom, 22"x18" bass drum, and 14"x6.5" snare, or 14"x6.5" black nickel over brass Sensitone.
Preferred cymbal set up is Sabian- 14" AAX X-Celerator HiHats, 14" AAX X-Plosion HiHats, 18" and 20" AAX X-Plosion Crashes, 21" AAX Raw Bell Dry Ride, 19" AAX Extreme China, 8" and 10" AAX Splashes.
Pedal preference is the Pearl Redline Eliminator belt drive P-2052B or P-2050B with black cams. (Dave usually provides his own pedal)
Rates differ depending on the work required, and the client. The rate will be agreed and confirmed by email.
Before any work has started, the work will be agreed by email. A contract will be sent by email, which must be signed and emailed back. This is to protect all parties involved. An invoice will be sent by email with a breakdown of all work undertaken. Payment must be made by bank transfer or PayPal.
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