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Andy Edwards
Worcestershire, West Midlands
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Teaching Location:Kidderminster, West Midlands, DY10 2RJ
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About Andy Edwards

Andy Edwards came to prominence as Robert Plant’s drummer between 1997 and 2001. During this time he worked exclusively for Robert, performing all over the world on over 100 gigs. These included performances headlining many of the major music festivals across Europe.

During this time Andy began his relationship with Tama drums that continues to this day and he has performed in many drum clinics as a demonstrator for Tama. In this capacity he has performed at all the major drum events in the UK. In 2005 he played at the UK’s biggest ever clinic and he has performed alongside Mike Portnoy, Greg Bisonette, Terry Bozzio, Thomas Lang  and Jimmy Chamberlain Kenny Aronoff, Steve Smith, Gavin Harrison, Simon Phillips  amongst many others.

More recently and has made waves in the progressive music scene contributing to many award winning albums and DVDs and he has featured in many of the ‘best prog rock’ polls for various publications. He has toured and recorded with prog rock legends IQ and was a founding member of the cult prog band Frost recording two widely acclaimed albums ‘Milliontown, and ‘Experiments in Mass Appeal’

Andy currently endorses Tama Drums and Hardware, Dream Cymbals, Jobeky e-drums, Zildjian Gen 16 e-cymbals and 2box drum modules. More recently Andy has been recording for prog band Magenta and will be releasing the album ‘The Twenty Seven Club’ in September this year.

Drum Lessons in Kidderminster.

Endorsements

Tama Drums
Zildjian Gen 16 ecymbals
Jobeky EDrums,
Zildjian Sticks
2box drum brains

Credits

CD

  • ‘Lost and Found’ Ian Parker Band (self release 2003)
  • ‘Inside’ Ian Parker Band (Ruf Records 2004)
  • ‘Milliontown’ Frost (Inside Out 2006) 
  • ‘Experiments in Mass Appeal’ Frost (Inside Out 2009) 
  • ‘Frequency’ IQ (Inside Out 2009) (with live DVD) 
  • ‘Anomalies’ Phi Yaan Zek (United Mutations 2006)
  • ‘The Twenty Seven Club’ Magenta listen

DVD

  • ‘Stage’ IQ (Inside Out 2005)  
  • ‘Broadcast’ Neo (Metal Mind 2006)
  • ‘The Mighty Bash’ (self release 2007) 
  • Selected Session
  • ‘The Dividing Line’ from ‘Philadelphia Experiment’ Frost (Inside Out 2019) 
  • ‘Grand Designs’ from ‘The Old Road’ Martin Orford (Giant Electric Pea 2008)
  • ‘The Puffball that Ate My Village’ with Phi Yaan Zek from ‘Alchemists II’ 2006 Various Artists

Andy has recorded and/or performed with the following bands and artists:

  • Robert Plant
  • IQ
  • Frost
  • Ian Parker
  • Aynsley Lister
  • Tim Rose
  • Clive Nolan (Pendragon, Arena)
  • Allan Reid (Pallas)
  • John Young
  • Dave Meros (Spock’s Beard)
  • Phi Yaan Zek
  • Lalle Larson (Karmakanic)
  • Quantic
  • Funkagenda
  • BD Lenz
  • Tom Hill
  • Nathan King (Level 42)
  • Nick Barratt (Pendragon) *
  • Magenta
  • Bryan Corbett
  • Lee Jones
  • Timmy Vegas (Soul Central)
  • Nigel Hawthorne (Yes Minister, Madness of King George)
  • Dave Pegg (Fairport Convention)
  • Joanne Shaw-Taylor
  • John Mitchell
  • Steve Lawson

Andy has performed live drum duets with following drummers:

  • Mark Schulman
  • Kenny Aronoff
  • Karl Brazil
  • Thomas Lang
  • Marco Minneman
  • Alex Thomas
  • Leo Crabtree
  • Simon Phillips
  • Craig Blundell
  • Bobby Arechiga