Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

Sean Gibbs at the Spotted Dog

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Going to be in Sean Gibbs’ house band at the Spotted Dog on Tuesday 17th September. The main act that night are amazing (Bink! featuring Hans Koller), not to be missed! See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/488412167915204

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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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