Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

New Live Dates!

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Looking forward to the coming months. Currently finishing off some new material for NEST (can’t wait to play it with the guys). We’re also confirming a few live dates at various venues around the UK. The first is the Yardbird (Birmingham) in November. Watch this space for the others and further details!

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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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