I am a UK based professional drummer, 7 years of experience of being a full time musician after graduating from music college. Professional drums, cymbals and recording equipment. Endorsed by Ludwig Drums and Bopworks Drumsticks
As a player and collector of vintage Ludwig drums, I've always loved the sound you can get from them. Their warmth and personality shine through and is incomparable to the sound you get from modern drums in my opinion. You can create a modern sound on a vintage kit, but you can’t do the reverse, in my opinion.
I have several Ludwig kits spanning from the 1920s to the 1960s with drums ranging from 12” to 28” in size with both calf heads and plastic. My cymbals also span these decades and are mostly Zildjian As plus a couple of Ks; but I also have some modern cymbals too.
I specialise in music from the 20s to the end of the 60s, with specialist knowledge in genres such as 20s jazz, 30s swing, 40s jump jive, 50s rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm ‘n’ blues plus 60s pop.
Most of the online session work I get asks for early rock ‘n’ roll or shuffle grooves, regular or half time; all of which I am comfortable playing and enjoy immensely. In my opinion, these grooves really come to life when played on a kit that was built in the era that these grooves were born.
I am also very at home in more modern pop/rock styles if wanted your song to have more contemporary style drumming, but with the warmth of vintage drums.
Check out my website for more info – www.jackamblin.com
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