Gareth Dylan Smith
I am a drummer, writer, editor, professor and mentor from Brighton on the south coast of England. I now live and work in New York, USA.
I studied drums with Pete Fairclough, Chris Stock and Francis Seriau; jazz in a big band with Keith Tippett; and music education with Lucy Green.
I have played on 1000s of shows and dozens of recordings spanning musical theatre, alt rock, punk, pop, heavy metal, blues, singer-songwriter, jazz, and Hip Hop.
I have published 10 books, and authored over 100 articles and columns for academic and trade publications.
I give invited talks and conduct program evaluations all over the world.
I have taught 1000s of people, and mentored 100s more, as a drum tutor, college lecturer, and dissertation advisor for students in the USA and the UK.