In association with
Mr Paul Derricott

Bmus (Jazz Performance) Sydney Conservatorium 2005
Instruments: Drum kit
Genre/Style(s): Jazz
All types of improvisation
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Hi I am an enthuastic educator as well as performer. here is a little press write up, but more importantly I aim to give you (the student) what you want. All my lessons a organized on my computer and are easy to follow and well thought out.

Paul Derricott, 27, is committed to developing his own strong musical voice. Paulís passion is improvised thematic music. During his time at the Sydney Conservatorium (B Mus Jazz Performance 2005) Paul studied with musical personalities such as Andrew Dickerson, Gordon Rytmiester, Dave Goodman, Andrew Gander, David Jones, Judy Bailey, Steve Brien.
Paul also credits friend and pianist Sean Wayland as having a major impact on his playing and composing. Paul has established himself as a member of the The Denominators Uncle Jed, Miss Donne, MG and The Frauds, New School Collective (Cairns), The Mark Lewis Quartet and The Matt Crane quartet. Paul has also worked with Dave Panichi, Nick Bowd, Sean Wayland, James Muller, Dave Theak, Chuck Yates, Jane Irving, Dale Barlow, Warwick Alder, Don Rader and as the leader of Arrow.
Paul has also dabbled in post rock with Sydney based band Zephyrs Dog and has also got some serious studio time under his belt working with Matt Jackson, Matt McHugh (Beautiful Girls) Donne, Uncle Jed, Leeroy Lee, M.G. and the Frauds, Lanie Lane and many other emerging pop acts. Recently Paul received the Buzz under 26 emerging Artist Grant from the Arts Council of Australia with this funding Paul has recorded his first full length all original album. Paul is now residing in the UK where he is quickly making a name for him self as a first call drummer.

Contact Paul

Address: Oxford

Phone: 01865286447
Mobile: 07531597376
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00

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