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Adam Hayes // Freelance Drummer

Hailing from a family of top musicians, London-based drummer Adam Hayes brings an old school, authentic, journeyman approach to every project.

Adam has worked with a wide range of artists including Katrina and the Waves, Public Enemy, The Pharcyde and many more. Having recorded in studios from Abbey Road to Konk, from RAK to Paul Epworth's The Church Studios, Adam has developed a unique sound and style that compliments the song and brings out the best in any track.

Contact // apchayes[at]aol.com

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About


About

About


About

Available for live, studio and television work, Adam is a professional freelance drummer, who also regularly performs on cajon, udu, and various other percussion instruments.

Adam is totally self-taught, and that facilitates maximum freedom of expression. With a huge range of experience that belies his young age, he always plays for the song, Is never overbearing, and Is always "deep in the pocket".

Contact Adam at apchayes[at]aol.com.

Adam proudly endorses
Murat Diril cymbals

Murat Diril

testimonials

"Adam Hayes is a rare breed of drummer who's strong instinct and unique style leads him to create parts that compliment whatever genre of music he's playing. He possesses great sensitivity, expression and the ability to listen to whatever is being played and become the perfect backbone to it. i have worked with Adam for almost 5 years now and he just keeps getting better and better… watch out Steve Gadd!" // Beatie Wolfe

A drummer like Adam is hard to come by [...] I appreciate his pocket, swing, tone, and all around energy! // Raashan Ahmad

 "[Adam always has] a great sound, the right amount of punch for each part, perfect time keeping and NEVER over plays, always playing for the track. The new Ringo, man!" // Eddie Hoffmann

"Adam is a great musician and drummer. As a drummer he always serves the song and the music. He is very tasteful and musical. Whether it is pop, rock, soul, folk, or funk, Adam will always provide a drum part that will make you smile and be happy. And he is a great guy too!" // Yaron Stavi 

"Young Adam does one hell of an impression of a seasoned LA session drummer from the 70's" // Alex Cooper
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Music


Music

Music


Music

Watch

Unexpected Guests //
Three Items or Less Tour
Live @ King's Cross,
June 2016

Victor & The Rain Dog //
The Snatcher
Live @ King's Head Members' Club, London, November 2014

Beatie Wolfe //
Simply Friends
Single from 'Montagu Square',
November 2016

Listen

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Links


Links

Links


Links

Current projects

Adam is currently touring or recording with these artists from across the UK and beyond. Check their websites for details of upcoming shows and new releases.

Beatie Wolfe // www.beatiewolfe.com
Emmet Scanlan // www.emmetscanlan.com
Unexpected Guests // www.unexpectedguests.bandcamp.com
Rachel Rose // www.rachelrosemusic.com
Victor and The Rain Dog // Facebook link
Karizma (Function Band) // www.karizmafunctionband.com

Photo credits
Home - Robert Baggs
About - George Nindi
Music - Sammy Deveille
Links - Vasilisa Carli Jarlier

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