Neil Martin (UK)
Paiste Artist Since Jul 2009
13" Signature Sound Edge Hi-Hat
16" Signature Mellow Crash
20" Signature Dry Ride
18" Signature Mellow Crash
Neil Martin is a professional drummer and educator who has been playing the drums for over 30 years.
Throughout his career Neil has toured and recorded with artists such as Del Shannon, Archie Bell and the Drells, Percy Sledge, The Chi-Lites, Peter Cox (Go West), Mark Shaw (Then Jericho) Steve Norman (Spandau Ballet) and has been a session musician on many television and radio broadcasts. Neil was also a member of the world famous Jimmy Barnes Band and can be heard on the albums ‘Psyclone’ and ‘The Best of Jimmy Barnes’ and also on the single ‘Change Of Heart’. Whilst a member of the band Neil performed around the world to audiences of up to 110,000 people.
Throughout his career Neil has studied with such teachers as the great ‘Drumming Global Ambassador’ Dom Famularo, Ed Soph, Andy Leask, Bob Armstrong and Jim Chapin.
Neil has lectured and performed drum clinics and seminars around the U.K. and Australia and maintains a busy private teaching schedule teaching students of all levels at his studio. Neil is also a faculty member at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London.
Neil has also studied Neuro-Linguistic-Programming with the amazing Dr Richard Bandler, Paul McKenna and Michael Breen and is now a certified practitioner of NLP.