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Andrew Dickeson

Andrew Dickeson was born in Newcastle, Australia in 1969. He grew up in a musical family and studied a number of instruments before taking up the drums at age ten. He was working professionally from age 13 in both classical and jazz settings. He moved to Sydney in 1987 and studied at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music

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The buzz around drummer/educator/arranger Andrew Dickeson and his latest quintet release is all good because it swings like a beast! Live recordings are sometimes a gamble. Live recordings that are predominately standards played by the wrong musicians can be the equivalent of tap dancing in a musical minefield. Dickeson pull off a sublime smoker with chops and with sensitivity as the tunes call for it.- Brent Black, Digitaljazznews

Here is a drummer who knows how to make rhythm stand up and exult. The patterns he creates are bright and brisk with the traps and the cymbals singing in consonance

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Primary Instrument

Drums

Location

New South Wales, 2131

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Lecturer in Jazz Drums, Ensemble Director, and Jazz lecturer at Sydney Conservatorium of Music/University of Sydney. Contact via www.andrewdickeson.com for lesson details.

Clinic/Workshop Information

Jazz Drumming history, understanding, techniques and application.

Discography

Videos

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