Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

John Lawbruary (February)

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Things are starting to pick up again after eating my bodyweight in cheese over the festive season. Got some really exciting gigs coming up with John Law. Two different bands playing very different material. Dates are as follows:

Thursday 9th February: John Law (Standards Quartet), Futures Inn, Bristol, 8:30pm Info

Sunday 12th February: John Law (Standards Trio), VENUE TBC, Bournemouth

Wednesday 15th February: John Law’s New Congregation, 606 Jazz Club, London Venue

Thursday 16th February: John Law’s New Congregation, The George Inn, Norton St Phillip, TIME TBC, Venue

Thursday 17th February: John Law’s New Congregation, The Be-Bop Club, Bristol, 8.30pm, Venue

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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