Nick Anderson Drums UK

Nick is a freelance Drummer based in London whose career has led to a wide variety of musical situations in Theatre, Film, Jazz, Big Band, and Orchestras.

Growing up in Plymouth and now living in London, he has studied the Drums with Mike Smith, Allan Cox, Andy McGlasson and Alex Jabez Smith. Nick has formed a career touching a variety of situations in Theatre, Film , Live, Orchestral and Studio work.

Recent credits include: ‘Heathers’ (The Other Palace), ”The Commitments’ (UK Tour), ‘Trump L’oeil” (The Gatehouse), ‘Millennials’ (The Other Palace), ‘Cabaret’ (UK Tour), ‘Rocketman’ (Paramount Pictures), Nick also regularly plays with the Denmark Street Big Band, the London Function Band and KIX Jazz Orchestra as well as a number of Pantomime seasons.

Nick offers one to one Drum Kit lessons to people of all ages, beginners too advanced. Lessons are tailored to each individual and are taught in Haringey, North London. I also offer online lessons via ZOOM or Skype and home visits. Please see the ‘Lessons’ page for more information and get in touch…

What People Say

“Nick is the drummer you want for your gig. Whatever the style, you’ll get detailed, exciting and consistent playing. An exemplary adaptable professional, a joy to have in a pit or on stage, with his love for the overall craft taking the playing to the next level. His care and understanding of the genre always shines through down to the drums chosen, you won’t regret working with Nick.”

George Francis (Musical Supervisor and Director)

“It’s very rare to find a musician who brings skill, professionalism, and raw passion into a room in equal measures. Nick does exactly that, and I couldn’t recommend him highly enough.”

Tom Knowles (Musical Director and Arranger)