Artists Justin Scott

session, educator.

An alumnus of Berklee College Music, Justin subsequently attained a Masters Degree in Music Performance from the London College of Music and Media.

In addition, he has studied privately with some of the most notable tutors in the world, including Gary Chaffee, Mike Mangini, John Marshall, Ed Kaspik, John Ramsey and Pete Zeldman.

Throughout his twenty-year career, he has played and recorded throughout Europe, USA and Asia with literally hundreds of musicians. And whether its fusion with world class guitarists such as Amit Chatterjee (Joe Zawinul), Brett Garsed (Nelson), or Mekaal Hasan (Billy Cobham); the metrically twisted compositions of Australian songwriter, Chris Ramsing; loops and breaks for producer/programmer Phelan Kane (Placebo, Dido); the gentle lyricism of singer/songwriters such as Moira Lambert (St. Etienne); or slamming backbeats and double bass drums with cult rock band Howser, Justins respect for the music shines through in whatever idiom hes required to perform.

As well as maintaining a busy playing career, over the last ten years Justin has become increasingly involved in music education. His passion for teaching drums has led to work at a number of institutions such as Thames Valley University, Drumtech and ICMP where, in addition to teaching, he has been involved course development and curriculum design.

Since October 2005, Justin has also written a monthly educational article for UK drumming magazine, Rhythm, during which time has had over sixty articles published.

His first drum tuition book, Learn To Play Drums, was published in 2008, has been translated into six languages and is available in ten countries worldwide.

Throughout this time, Justin has maintained a successful private teaching practice from his studio in West London and has consequently taught literally hundreds of students including Elliot Fyffe (Blue, Ronan Keating), Aicha Djidjelli (Rachael Stevens, Amy Studt) Lawrence Colbert (Ride), Adam Ficek (Baby Shambles), Olly Betts (The Duke Spirit), and Stephen Simmonds (Groovejet) and Matt Thomas (The Joy Formidable).

Most recently, he has launched his own free drum tuition website, www.justindrums.com.