Bob Ayre – Drummer
WHO AM I ?
I am a Semi-pro, mature, experienced, creative, quality Drummer based near St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK, with a keen interest in the Blues in all it’s forms. ( Click on any highlighted name in the text for the respective website)
I have played drums with Chris Lord & her Blues Express, have depped for Roadhouse, local Blues Bands and am a regular at jam nights in the UK . Currently working on some new projects, – – – – but I am also keen to explore other styles of drumming , so I’m always up for a challenge – try me !
Well here I am embarking on another step in my musical journey
“What have you been doing up to now and what’s new about this then ? ” I hear you ask – –
Here’s a quick run down of my drumming journey so far – –
- from school age to now a regular gig goer – list of gig’s to follow sometime ?
- August 2004 picked up drumsticks for the first time
- October 2004 played in public at Blues Jam, Half Moon Bishops Stortford first time. One of the most nerve wracking things I’ve ever done !
- created & promoted St Albans Blues club ‘Shades of Blues’ at The Maltings Arts Theatre, March 2006 to April 2009 ( run in from Sept.2005)
- 2007 handful of gigs with ‘Life of Riley’ local covers band
- 2008 formed ‘Dr Shades’ Blues band from audience members to ‘Shades of Blues’
- November 2008 ‘Dr Shades’ debut at…
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