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About Daniel Smithson

Daniel Smithson is a session musician and a drum tutor whose career has seen him work with a diverse set of artists and bands. Including the likes of Jazz Jamaica, Dylema Collective, Das Brass Band, Nikkita, Aiva, Mabel Agbenorto, Terry Smiles Collective, C.A.M.P Choir, WTW Big Band, Jay Phelps, Spirit Agenda, Myke Masters Band, Mike Soul, Cliff and Marie, Cherise Adams-Burnett, Rio Kai Quartet, The Rezidents, Floor Rippers, Alan Weekes Trio, Tomorrow’s Warriors, Morley College Big Band and many other Gospel, Jazz and R & B artists.

He also teaches drums and percussion in three London secondary schools and at WAC Arts.

He has studied drumming with the likes of Rod Youngs, Troy Miller, Andrew Small, Steve Brown, Graham Fox, Courtney Daniels and in 2011 he completed a Music Degree at the London Centre of Contemporary Music and has a Grade 8 drums certificate from Trinity Rock and Pop.

Daniel provides bands for special events including weddings, birthday parties and private events. He offers one to one/group drum lessons in-person & online. He is available as a drummer for live gigs and he records live drums in the studio.

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