Byron started playing drums at the age of 7.  He has extensive experience in a variety of musical settings, having had the opportunity to play throughout Australia and internationally.  He has performed in many rock, funk, blues, jazz, big band and world music ensembles.

 

Byron completed a Bachelor degree in Contemporary Music at Southern Cross University and is a versatile, sought-after freelance drummer.  He has performed overseas in various bands and as part of an orchestra on Royal Caribbean Cruise ships, performing feature production shows and backing guest entertainers including impressionists from Las Vegas and comedians.

 

He has played at numerous festivals such as Byron Bay Bluesfest, Woodford Folk Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival and the Memphis International Blues Challenge.   He has been a drum teacher for many years and continues to develop his own skills behind the kit with the help of great educators such as David Jones.

 

Currently based in Melbourne, Byron continues to bring energy, musicality, flexibility, professionalism and showmanship to every performance.

Live/Session Credits

 

Pop/Rock

Bowser (Sha Na Na)

Andy Jans-Brown and COZMIC 

Flight For Giants

Lava Lakes

Greg London

Callee

 

Jazz

Jim Kelly

Steve Russell

Dave Ades

Jack Thorncraft

The Big Band At The End Of The Universe

 


 

World/Reggae/Dance

Greg Sheehan

Wild Marmalade

Stipsky

CBD Dub Project

The Crescent Bloom

Yeo

 

Funk/Soul/Motown

Tribute - A Salute To The Temptations

Horizon

Simon Wright

The Downstairs Mix Up

SOUL'D

 

Blues/R&B

Werewolves Of Melbourne

Lachy Doley

Marshall Okell

Jesse Valach

Studied With

David Jones

Dom Famularo

Dave Sanders

Gordon Rytmeister

Scott Hills

Production Shows

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line:

Pure Country

Ballroom Fever

Piano Man

 

Musical Theatre

Guys and Dolls

The Witches Of Eastwick

AIDA

Carrie

 

 

Festivals/Events

Byron Bay Bluesfest

Woodford Folk Festival

TEDx Sydney

Perisher Peak Festival

Queenscliff Music Festival

Echuca Winter Blues Festival

St Kilda Blues Festival