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Adam Hayes // Freelance Drummer

Hailing from a family of top musicians, London-based freelance 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

"I have recorded Adam on countless records for countless projects. He's the most reliable, tightest and grooviest studio drummer I know. Highly recommended" // JB Pilon

"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

Victor & The Rain Dog //
The Snatcher
Live @ King's Head Members' Club

Beatie Wolfe //
Simply Friends
Single from 'Montagu Square'

Listen

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Remote Sessions


Remote Sessions

Remote Sessions


Remote Sessions

Bring great feeling live drums to your record - wherever you are in the world.

Adam is available for remote recording sessions. Drums are tracked at Studio XYZ in the East End of London and can be sent as individual tracks or as fully mixed drum parts.

Contact apchayes[at]aol[dot]com for more details and to schedule a remote session.

Check out the videos for some grooves recorded at Studio XYZ:

'Funky Drummer', after the great Clyde Stubblefield.

Groove skit inspired by Bernard Purdie's notorious halftime shuffle.

A Mowtown beat for the summer.

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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.

Unexpected Guests // www.unexpectedguests.bandcamp.com
Emmet Scanlan // www.emmetscanlan.com
Victor Vox // www.victorvox.co.uk
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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