In association with
Mr Sam Luker

Biography

Background
I am a proficient and affable drummer with over 7 years of experience performing in most styles and situations including pit orchestra, cabaret, jazz ensembles, soul, rock, pop, blues, party, ballroom and big bands and studio sessions. I am adept at performing with click tracks and sight reading.

Recent Experience
2015
Starlight Big Band - 19 piece big band playing 1930's-today charts
Warner Hotel Residency - 4 piece playing production shows, party, top 40 and ballroom music
Little Reggie - 5 piece covers band specialising in r&b/rock/soul
Rich Muscat Quartet - Jazz Quartet playing upper class bars/restaurants and jazz venues
2014
Starlight Big Band - 19 piece big band playing 1930's-today charts
Sinah Warren Hotel, 'The Sailaways' - 4 piece resident band playing ballroom, pop/top 40 and production/guest entertainer shows
Seabourn Cruises Showband/Orchestra - 6 piece showband/orchestra on board the Seabourn Odyssey backing guest entertainer shows, production shows as well as club/party/ballroom/cocktail and jazz sets
Little Reggie - 5 piece covers band specialising in r&b/rock/soul
The Next Ten - 4 piece working on various P&O cruise ships as a cabaret, party, jazz and ballroom band. Have worked with Roger Wright, lead vocalist of numerous West End shows including ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Thriller’. Also, Clem Curtis, lead singer from ‘The Foundations’
We Are Farmerlee - 5 piece blues band playing covers and originals around the South of England

2013
The Next Ten (as previously mentioned)
Eden - 4 piece originals band playing pop/funk. Includes Steve Grainger, saxophonist who has recorded with ‘Culture Club’ and ‘The Beach Boys’, as well as playing live with ‘Elton John’ and ‘George Michael’ to name a few
'Victouris Vinatage Festival' with Eden - laying alongside many big names artists such as 'Level 42' and 'The Feeling'
Little Reggie (as previously mentioned)

2012
The Next Ten (as previously mentioned)
Eden (as previously mentioned)
Ugly Auntie - 5 piece covers band specialising in funk/soul
Little Reggie (as previously mentioned)
The Awesome 4some - 4 piece function band specialising in rock/pop playing weddings and corporate events
Souled Out - 8 piece covers band playing funk/soul
The Offenderz - a blues trio cover and originals band
Thomas The Funk Engine -7 piece function band specialising in funk/soul

2011
Souled Out (as previously mentioned)
The Offenderz (as previously mentioned)
Sebastian Rochford - jazz sextet with drummer, composer and arranger ‘Sebastian Rochford’ for ‘Acoustic Ladyland’ and ‘Polarbear’
Mark Bassey - jazz quintet with trombonist/teacher ‘Mark Bassey’, who has featured with artists such as ‘Liane Carroll’, ‘Billy Jenkins’ and ‘The BBC Big Band’

2010 & Previous
Tony Kofi - jazz quintet with saxophonist ‘Tony Kofi’ who has performed/recorded with ‘Jazz Jamaica All Stars’, ‘Dr Lonnie Smith’ and ‘Courtney Pine’ to name a few
Havant Saxophone & Clarinet Choir
Jesus Christ Superstar Production
Performed with a regiment from the 'Royal Welsh Big Band'

Contact Sam

Address: Lovedean
Waterlooville
Hampshire
PO8 9SJ
Phone: 07794325505
Mobile: 07794325505
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00

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