Jim Gardner is a professional drummer with well over 20 years experience. He is currently providing drum lessons to students in the Biggleswade, Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock and surrounding Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire areas.

Jim has many years of experience of teaching at various schools across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire and was also head of drums at Number Seven Music Academy for thirteen years 2008-2021.

As well as touring extensively across the UK with many well-known acts, Jim also studied for many years under Neil Martin. Additionally he has attended numerous drum clinics and masterclass sessions with world-renowned drummers including Jim Chapin, Virgil Donati, Terry Bozzio and Nicko McBrain.

Jim is currently accepting students on a one-to-one basis, catering for all ages and levels from complete beginner to advanced. View Jim’s UK drum teacher’s profile or contact for questions or to schedule a lesson.


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