Rich McLeod Craig - Drummer | Birmingham, West Midlands(no reviews)
Based In: Birmingham, West Midlands
Rich began his music career as a church organist playing for weddings before turning to drums professionally whilst studying Music at Leeds University, followed by Music Production & Composition at Leeds College of Music. Whilst in Leeds he was the drummer and songwriter with several rock and indie bands across Yorkshire and Lancashire. This led to much touring and sharing stages with a diverse range of bands such as The Charlatans, Hot Chocolate, Young Knives, Newton Faulkner, Hadouken!, Super Furry Animals, The Sunshine Underground, Pigeon Detectives, Kaiser Chiefs, Plan B, Graham Coxon and ... The Foundations to name a few. With acclaimed Leeds band The Hair he released a number of singles both in the UK and Japan followed by their debut album Indecisions.
Bands and artists Rich has appeared or recorded with include: Emmi, Maiday, Sean Rumsey (X-Factor/The Voice), Rachel Stevens, Jennifer Ellison, Gareth Gates, Jai McDowall (Britain's Got Talent), Liza Pulman, Soul Legends (UK Tour), Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook (UK Tour), The American Four Tops, Let The Music Play - William Hicks Celebrates Barry White, Scarlett Rae & The Cherry Reds, I Am Harlequin, Jump 'n' Jive Swing Band and acclaimed producer Fred Cox (Rag N Bone Man, Idris Elba).
As a drummer/percussionist, Rich also tours extensively with musical theatre shows with cr ... edits including:
This Is The Greatest Show (UK Tour), Mad About The Musicals - 10th Anniversary Tour with Gareth Gates, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand (UK Tour), Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (UK Tour), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (West End), I’m Getting My Act Together & Taking It On The Road (West End), Waterloo (UK Tour), Christmas Crooners (UK Tour), The Wild Party (Edinburgh Festival), High School Musical (Live Nation Tour), Six Women With Brain Death (Soho Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Shaw Theatre), A Class Act (Landor Theatre), Sleeping Arrangements (Original Cast Recording), The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas (Union Theatre) and numerous UK pantomimes including seasons at Bournemouth Pavilion, Sunderland Empire and Poole Lighthouse.
Between tours and sessions on land, Rich has also travelled the world playing for numerous guest artists and performers on various cruise ships.
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