Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

David Ferris Quintet, Wednesday 1st May

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Playing with David’s Quintet at Churchills Snooker Club in Birmingham (near the new entrance to New Street Station). Come down for a great night with some amazing new tunes that David has written.

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http://www.davidferris.co.uk

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Author: Billy Weir - UK Based Drummer

Billy is a freelance musician performing regularly as a band leader and a sideman. After graduating from South West Music School and National Youth Jazz Collective, Billy enrolled on the Jazz Course at Birmingham Conservatoire. Whilst studying there he has received tuition from artists such as Mark Turner, John Taylor and Jeff Ballard. In 2014 Billy was awarded the "Tony Levin Drum Prize" for the "most swinging drummer" and performed at the UK National Drum Fair alongside Jean Toussaint and Arnie Somogyi. Billy is presently an in demand sideman performing/recording all across the uk with artists such as renowned pianist, John Law. He has also recorded for the BBC series "Father Brown".

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