About

 
Ash aka Grandmaster Ash has been playing drums since he was 18 months old and is currently now the leading Drummer/Multi-instrumentalist on the International Dance Scene today. 
His guest performances include playing alongside such names as –Will.I.Am, Busta Rhymes, Amerie , Howard Donald Dirty Sanchez and the Fuel Girls to name but a few of today’s current artistes.
Ash’s International touring schedule has taken him to perform in every major city within the United States, UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia. From New York to LA, London to Singapore Ash has played some of the most prestigious venues and arenas worldwide. 
 
Ash’s current residencies and Guest performances are situated within The West End/Mayfair London, and the rest of the UK. Also to include are recent 2010/2011 shows in Paris, Marseille, Monaco, Oslo, Dublin, Ibiza, Portugal, Berlin and Egypt. Worldwide Ash is considered to be one of the main acts on the VIP Club circuit today.  Ash has also worked with brands such as Gods Kitchen, Gatecrasher, Ministry of Sound Cirque de Soir, The London Tattoo Convention and many more.  Corporate clients include Bacardi, Budweiser, Corona, 3 Mobile, Nokia, Samsung, Luminar Leisure, Galaxy Radio, Kerrang Radio Xfm Radio 1 and MTV.
 Ash is featured as principle Drummer in the new Lexus Car Commercial to be seen on TV Feb 2011. 
 
Ash is also one half of the mighty rock duo The Black and Reds . The band are currently managed by Luke (Jocko) Johnson Drummer of The Lost Prophets. 
The Black and Reds have toured as far as Tbilisi Georgia playing Tbilisi Altervision festival performing to 80,000 people over 2 nights and opening on the recent Cast Tour Dec 2010. 
The band has recently spent time at VADA studios and completed their first Album with legendary producer Matt Terry (Hitchcock, The Enemy, The Noisettes, One night only, The Wonder Stuff). 
The rock and roll circus known as The Black and Reds are destined to be Internationally huge. 
 
Ash is currently endorsed by Natal Percussion and is International percussion demonstrator for Natal/Marshall amplification and was featured on the front cover of MI Pro Magazine July 2010 edition. 
As well as a busy touring schedule Ash still finds time to teach and Lecture and refers to JJM Studios as his teaching home. As well as performance Ash feels strongly and passionately about passing on the art form of drumming and keeping real musicianship alive, with over 13 years of teaching experience Ash has educated and inspired a countless number of students of all ages and ability and continues to do so and always will.