Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

Recording With Dom Frank’s Stayhorn

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Just got back from recording some new material with Dom Frank’s Strayhorn. No idea when it will be available to listen to but I’ll post it up here when it is. It featured Alex Steele and John Law on Piano, James Agg on Bass and of course Dom Franks on Saxophones. We recorded it at Fieldgate Studios near Cardiff. One of the best studios I’ve ever been to. Below is a picture of us on the second morning of recording.

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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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