Harrison Weston-Cottrell

Harrison Weston-Cottrell founded Next Level Chops in 2016 with the aim to produce a hub of information for musicians, mainly aimed at drummers and percussionists.


Sticky Wicket

"I have been working over the last 40 years in professional, touring bands and recording studios playing many various styles of music and very often with top level British artists. 

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Simon John

Simon is a full time professional drummer and excellent tutor based in the Midlands. He has a wonderful collection of Slingerland drums and is the founder of the 'Simon John's Vintage Drum Show.'

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Jack Amblin

Here is Specialist pre 60s drummer Jack Amblin. Jack is an avid collector and endorsee of Ludwig drums and in this video he talks about some of his favourite grooves from throughout history.

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French Freddie

French Freddie has worked as a drum tech all over the world with some of the best drummers on the planet. We were so excited to have him onboard to give us a tuning workshop and talk a little about mesh heads and concert toms. 

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Neil Bullock

Here we have the fantastic Neil Bullock performing a drum solo on a vintage Slingerland Radioking Drum Kit owned by Garry Allcock. This was filmed at the Simon John's Vintage Drum Show. 

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Lloyd Ryan

"I have been a professional drummer all my working life and have played and recorded with a lot of the major stars. I have also spent a large part of my career teaching people to play the drums and in total my students have recorded 33 Top UK singles and 32 Top UK albums."

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Neal Wilkinson

Here is Mr. Neal Wilkinson performing a superb solo using brushes, and telling us all about Kenny Clare's 1950s Ludwig & Ludwig drum set.



Lars Wickett

Lars Wickett shows us his custom built Yamaha 9000 drum kit and performs a quick demo/ solo on it.



Garry Allcock

Garry gave a demonstration of the new UFIP 1931 series for us, playing some swing and latin rhythms to put these cymbals to the test.



Rob Brian

Here is a video featuring Rob Brian performing a drum solo at the Palace Drum Clinic in Redditch. The video also features organiser Matt Green giving demonstrations, and some pictures from the evening.



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Harrison Weston-Cottrell | Drums | Next Level Chops 2019