Roy Marchbank: 31st July 3pm Masterclass Kidderminster
Roy Marchbank is one of the greatest guitar virtuosos on the planet. He is widely regarded as the fastest guitarist in the world. But in reality he is much more than that, exploring the outer limits of world music, guitar synthesis, jazz and acoustic and electric guitar. If you are a musician or have an interest in creative music making this is really not to be missed.
Andy Edwards came to prominence as Robert Plant’s drummer between 1997 and 2001. During this time he worked exclusively for Robert, performing all over the world on over 100 gigs. These included performances headlining many of the major music festivals across Europe.
During this time Andy began his relationship with Tama and he has performed in many drum clinics as a demonstrator for Tama. In this capacity he has performed at all the major drum events in the UK. In 2005 he played at the UK’s biggest ever clinic and he has performed alongside Mike Portnoy, Greg Bisonette, Terry Bozzio, Thomas Lang and Jimmy Chamberlain Kenny Aronoff, Steve Smith, Gavin Harrison, Simon Phillips amongst many others. And now endorses the British Drum Company and plays their drums exclusively
More recently and has made waves in the progressive music scene contributing to many award winning albums and DVDs and he has featured in many of the ‘best prog rock’ polls for various publications. He has toured and recorded with prog rock legends IQ and was a founding member of the cult prog band Frost recording two widely acclaimed albums ‘Milliontown, and ‘Experiments in Mass Appeal’ Andy currently endorses BDC Drums, UFiP Cymbals, Jobeky e-drums and 2box drum modules. More recently Andy has also recording for prog band Magenta, releasing the album ‘The Twenty Seven Club’, formed the prog supergroup KIAMA and has worked with bassist Steve Lawson in a variety of improvised settings.
He currently performs alongside Bev Bevan (The Move, ELO, Black Sabbath) in Quill and is a founder member of the prog rock band Rain.
Tom Hill aka Tom Clarke-Hill upright and electric bass thumper from California now in the UK!
Studied double bass with Tiny Martin of the Boston Symphony, attended Berklee School of Music in Boston and launched into a pro career playing in Les Browns Band of Renown and backing jazz greats like Art Farmer, Bobby Shew, Mel Torme, Tal Farlow and many more.

Roy Marchbank 31st July 3pm Masterclass Kidderminster