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Nick is a freelance Drummer based in West London whose career has led to a wide variety of musical situations in Theatre/Film/Jazz/Big Band/Orchestras and Remote Sessions, recording high quality bespoke Drum tracks from his home studio.

Alongside his both Live and Studio work, Nick offers one to one Drum Kit lessons from his home studio. All ages welcome – beginners to advance. Lessons are tailored to each individual, and are taught with a relaxed and simple approach to playing the drums.

Nick also offers a remote recording service from his home studio set up in West London providing high quality drum tracks for composers, producers and musicians worldwide. Please visit the designated ‘Remote Recording’ page to hear a selection of sample tracks that have been recorded in Nick’s home recording studio. 

Thank you for visiting! Please feel free to get in touch via the ‘Contact Me’ page for any enquiries or just to say ‘hello’!

Nick Anderson Drums UK

Equally at home in Theatre, Jazz and Big Band – Growing up in Plymouth and now living in London, he has studied the Drums with Mike Smith, Allan Cox, and Alex Jabez Smith. Nick has formed a career touching a variety of situations (Theatre/Film/Big Band/Jazz/Orchestral/Studio).

Recent credits include: ‘Pal Joey’ (University of Chichester), ‘Cabaret’ (UK Tour), ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ (Liverpool Playhouse), ‘Rocketman’ (Paramount Pictures), Nick also regularly plays with the Denmark Street Big Band, the Graham Pike Quartet and KIX Jazz Orchestra as well as a number of Pantomime seasons.

Nick offers a remote recording service from his home studio set up in West London providing high quality drum tracks for composers, producers and musicians worldwide. Nick is pleased to also offer one to one Drum Kit lessons to people of all ages, beginners too advanced. Lessons are tailored to each individual and are taught at his teaching facility in Ickenham, West London. I also offer online lessons via ZOOM or Skype. 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)