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More About Robbie

Robbie has been drumming since the age thirteen and performing professionally since 2004. Robbie has a BA in Music from Sussex University, specialising in drums. Having studied under Adam Bushell (Sheryl Crowe, Faithless, Rhythm magazine tutor), Russell Gilbrook (Van Morrison, Tommi Iomy, Uriah Heep), and Vinny Lammy (Spice Girls, Mel C). Robbie performs sessions for artists and working bands in the UK and abroad and has played at various festivals including Love Supreme and Boomtown.
During the last year of his degree Robbie became a Drumsense tutor to teach full time. He now teaches all over Brighton and Hove, in London, as well as internationally via video link. He has an enhanced DBS (CRB) and full public liability insurance.
"Robbie is one of the most professional musicians I have worked with. A drummer and a pleasure to be around" - Kelly Barnes (Beverley Knight, Heaven 17). 
A talented and versatile drummer; solid playing with great musicality. He is able to balance a high level of professionalism with an easy-going attitude, making him very easy to work with" - Ian Radcliffe (session/xfactor musician).
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Teaching Approach

Everyone is different. Over the years I have found that people learn and digest new information differently, so I tend to vary my approach depending on you. For instance, some may prefer auditory information or examples, whilst others may prefer visual cues. This can also help a student become aware of thier strengths and weakness so we can pick the best material to focus on.
I use a wide range of teaching resources and concepts to suit each person, some of which are listed below. Check out the resources page to see what sort of things you could be exploring. 
Nationally recogonized programs, inluding Drumsense and Grades by Rockschool and Trinity/Guildhall/ABRSM
Time honoured classic texts such as The Art of The Drummer, The New Breed, The Art of Bop Drumming
Essential technique and rudimental studies  / modern rudimental interpretation    
Styles and genre specific ideas;Rock, Funk/breakbeat, Jazz etc.
Specialist / Advanced concepts from renowned modern players
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