Billy Weir

UK Based Drummer

Top of the Pops (sort of) and New Music

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So I’m camping in the middle of nowhere in Dorset. Then my Dad texts me to tell me that John Law’s Recreations Vol.1 is top of the Jazz CDs chart! If you haven’t heard it already, buy it here


That’s not all! Dom Frank’s has just released the new Strayhorn Album (I’m on that too!) Check out “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel”, it’s my personal favorite.



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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