Karl Hand

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Location: Cheshire
Country:
United Kingdom
Muso Types: Drummer
Genre: Acoustic | Dance | Disco | Funk | Hip Hop | Indie | Live | Motown | Pop | RnB | more...
Muso Status: In a band
Tutor: Yes

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Muso Types: Drummer
Genres: Acoustic | Dance | Disco | Funk | Hip Hop | more...
Location (county/state): Cheshire
Country:
United Kingdom
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Karl Hand is a skilled and enthusiastic drummer from the North West of England. He started playing drums at the age of 11, and took lessons with a local tutor. After finishing school he attended Mid Cheshire College and obtained a National Diploma in Music Practice. After leaving college he joined a successful tribute band gigging all over the UK and Europe gaining and developing valuable skills along the way. During this time he also held down two drum teaching positions at local schools and taught privately.

He then moved to London where he completed a Higher Diploma in drums at The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance and then progressed onto their music performance degree, completing the first two years.

Whilst at The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance, he received high level drum tuition from some of the best and highly regarded drummers in the country, all playing an integral part in developing his playing and equiping him with the tools and professional attitued required to succeeed in todays ever changing industry.

Deciding to move back to the North West he finished his music degree at Salford University, during his time here he took lessons with renowned drummer and educator Dave Hassell.

Within weeks of moving back home he was in the studio recording warrington based singer/ songwriter Dan Solan's debut album "Hands On Another", at AStar Studios owned by Mercury Prize nominated producer Andy Ross. He is now a full time member with this band.

He also holds the drum chair for manchester bassed soul/ funk band René who are about to release their "One More Day" EP later this year.
If that wasnt enough he is also a full time member of the 10 peice soul and motown covers band Sould Devotion.

Karl can be seen regularly gigging with these acts across the North West as well as sitting in with Sweetened Soul, Higher Night and John Mackie.

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Karl Hand is a skilled and enthusiastic drummer from the North West of England. He started playing drums at the age of 11, and took lessons with a local tutor. After finishing school he attended Mid Cheshire College and obtained a National Diploma in Music Practice. After leaving college he joined a successful tribute band gigging all over the UK and Europe gaining and developing valuable skills along the way. During this time he also held down two drum teaching positions at local schools and taught privately.

He then moved to London where he completed a Higher Diploma in drums at The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance and then progressed onto their music performance degree, completing the first two years.

Whilst at The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance, he received high level drum tuition from some of the best and highly regarded drummers in the country, all playing an integral part in developing his playing and equiping him with the tools and professional attitued required to succeeed in todays ever changing industry.

Deciding to move back to the North West he finished his music degree at Salford University, during his time here he took lessons with renowned drummer and educator Dave Hassell.

Within weeks of moving back home he was in the studio recording warrington based singer/ songwriter Dan Solan's debut album "Hands On Another", at AStar Studios owned by Mercury Prize nominated producer Andy Ross. He is now a full time member with this band.

He also holds the drum chair for manchester bassed soul/ funk band René who are about to release their "One More Day" EP later this year.
If that wasnt enough he is also a full time member of the 10 peice soul and motown covers band Sould Devotion.

Karl can be seen regularly gigging with these acts across the North West as well as sitting in with Sweetened Soul, Higher Night and John Mackie.