Drummer Night - Presented by REMO
Why we need your help
Remo, in association with major drum and cymbal companies, present Drummer Night, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, at Manchester Central on the evening of the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show.
Diplomats of the Drumming world will gather to celebrate the many millions of hits that this collection of (no less than 16) drumming Ambassadors have achieved over the years. The world-class players will be supported by a band of leading musicians, with Karl Brazil (Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Feeder) acting as Musical Director for the evening. The drummers are Tommy Aldridge (Whitessnake, Ozzy Osbourne), Joe Donovan (The Blossoms), Mike Dolbear (educator & website), Andy Gangadeen (Chase & Status, The Bays), Thomas Lang (clinician & drummers’ drummer), Gerald Hayward (Michael Jackson, Puff Daddy), Jamie Morrison (Stereophonics), Al Murray(comedian and very good drummer), Alexis Nunez (The Kooks), Simon Phillips (Toto, Hiromi, etc), John “JR” Robinson (Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand, etc),, Ralph Salmins (The Water Boys), Jeremy Stacey (King Crimson), John Thomson, (drummer, comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show, Men Behaving Badly and Cold Feet) – and MC for the evening, Gary Wallis (Tom Jones, Mike & the Mechanics, Pink Floyd), and Steve White (Paul Wellar, The Players etc).
The event, in support of Teenage Cancer Trust, is being supported by the following drum companies: British Drum Company, DW, Gretsch, Mapex, Pearl, Sakae, Sonor, Tama, Yamaha and cymbal makers Paiste, Sabian, Zildjian as well as Vic Firth.
If you would like to make a donation to Teenage Cancer Trust online please do so via this page.
Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for young people with cancer aged between 13 and 24. Teenage Cancer Trust fund and build specialist units in NHS hospitals.
Traditionally treated alongside children or elderly patients, young people can feel extremely isolated, some never meeting another young person with cancer. Teenage Cancer Trust exists to ensure that young people aren’t going through this experience alone.
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Sep 13, 2017