John Perry - Jazz & Pop Drums
Llandovery Main Course
John is one of the countries finest and most in demand jazz drummers.
He has performed and recorded with musicians such as Anita Wardel, Clare Teal, Alan Barnes, Andy Shepherd, Pete King, Bobby Wellins, Dave O’Higgins, Kenny Wheeler, Dick Pearce, Steve Waterman, Dave Newton, Julian Joseph, Jim Mullen, Mike Walker, Dave Green and many more. John has recently completed a national tour with American guitar legend Rick Zunigar.
Working mainly in Europe during much of the 90¹s, John moved to Finland where he briefly taught at the Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory.
He runs jazz workshops all over England. John has been involved in tuition for children with special needs co-ordinating workshops in the North East.
Since his return to the UK, John has gained a formidable reputation on the British jazz scene where he¹s performed and recorded with musicians such as: Kenny Wheeler, Soweto Kinch, Ken Peplowski, Guy barker, Andrew Colman, Bobby Wellins, Julian Joseph and the Jamil Sheriff Octet.
He has toured with Georgie Fame and is a regular at Festivals and jazz club throughout the UK. Recent tours include, the Mark Nightingale /Andy Panayi Quartet, playing Gerry Mulligan¹s classic compositions.