Andrew Wood
Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
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Teaching Location:Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 3AL
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About Andrew Wood

Andrew is an experienced professional drummer and educator, specialising in jazz, soul and pop playing. Having studied jazz performance at Leeds College of Music (BA hons - Jazz), under the tutelage of Pete Fairclough, Andrew is now an active performer around the East Midlands and further afield.


As a drum teacher, Andrew focuses on the practical skill sets required to achieve the goals of the student, whether this be technique, musicality or concept based. Previous students have gone on to study music at music colleges, university and conservatoires, as well as pursuing cruise ship and theatre employment. Andrew covers all drum related topics, with specialism in improvisation, reading, grade exams and traditional grip. 


Lessons with Andrew take place at the 'Dealmaker Studio', on Broad Street, Nottingham in the creative quartet district of Hockley (opposite Broadway Arts Cinema). 


Andrew is a full member of the Musician's Union, as a registered performer and teacher, and also carries public liability insurance as well as a current DBS/CRB. 


For more information, please see Andrew's Artist Page and Website.


Drum Lessons in Nottingham.


Regular projects...

  • Andrew Wood Trio (jazz piano) - drummer/bandleader
  • The New Bag (contemporary jazz quartet) - drummer/bandleader
  • Ben Martin Quartet (jazz quartet) - sideman
  • The Shakes (Soul/motown) - drums
  • Nottingham Jazz Jam Session - founder


  • Tony Kofi
  • Dave O'Higgins
  • Scorzayzee
  • Harleighblu
  • Dennis Rollins 


  • BA Jazz (hons) - Leeds College of Music
  • Grade 8 drum kit (Trinity) - Distinction
  • Trinity Guildhall Open Jazz Award - Winner 2009


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