Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

House Band @ Hotel Du Vin (Cheltenham Jazz Festival)

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I’ve been given the amazing opportunity of playing in the House Band at the Hotel Du Vin Jam Session at Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Friday 3rd May. I’ll be joining David Ferris on piano and Stuart Barker on bass. Can’t Wait!

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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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