TESTIMONIALS & RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter Howarth - Lead Singer 'The Hollies'
"As I've said many times, Behind every great band there is an even greater drummer and this young man, proves my point, Lawrence is a "total pro" and I'm sure anyone who is lucky enough to employ him will feel reassured that he is in control, firmly, in the driving seat. Thank you Lawrence ,a real pleasure to work with"
Zak Lloyd - Musical Director
"Lawrence Giles is an extremely talented and gifted musician. His ability to transform himself as a performer to any style of music seperates him from the rest. A fantastic live player, reader and studio musician. Lawrence will always be my first call"
Adam McCulloch - Band Leader / Content Writer
"Lawrence Giles is a drummer I have worked with on a number of musical projects, primarily my popular function band We Have You Covered (www.coveredband.com). Lawrence is not only a fantastic musician but a hardworking, diligent player. His versatility and willingness truly sets him apart and he is a true asset to any project. His experience dealing with a variety of band environments, his exemplary work-ethic and the fact that he is a wonderful drummer (as well as a lovely guy) means he comes highly recommended."
Shaun Lowe Record Producer
“Worked with Lawrence when he was session Drummer for the band The Iconyx. A pleasure to work with excellent drummer, great tight playing to a click, was great for me not having to do any editing which is quite often the way, can highly recommend to anyone needing a pro Drummer for either Live or Studio work. I look forward to working with you in the future.”
Joel Cooper - Director Inspired Music
"A massively talented and highly professional drummer. Lawrence learned my pieces incredibly quickly, helped me to write drum parts for new charts, and executed recordings with musicality and total attention to detail."
Phil Keenan - Professional Musician / Educator
“Lawrence was a student at South Devon College from 09/08 until 07/10.
Lawrence was an outstanding student working to the highest level with our drum tutor Dave Cartwright. He was one of the only students that demonstrated the skills and determination to succeed in the highly competitive music environment. He has shown all the necessary skills as a drummer/percussionist to enable him to survive and excel in the industry. Most importantly he is determined to succeed in the music performance world and will easily do so. He has demonstrated:
Great technical skill, Rock, pop, jazz, funk styles, good reading ability, professional and likeable manner
Amazing potential. I would and will be happy to employ Lawrence in the future myself.”
Lisa Davies – Artist Manager & Celebrity PR
“It is and has been a great pleasure working with Lawrence over the past year for numerous projects with several of my clients in the recording studio, for live work and broadcast. He is a gifted, talented and most competent drummer and has a sound knowledge of music in general. Lawrence also has a professional work ethic, is driven, conscientious, plus he has a most pleasing personality, making him a perfect band member. In my opinion, this young man has a very bright future. I recommend Lawrence highly and look forward to working with him a great deal in the future for live and studio based work.”
Michael Armstrong – Singer/Songwriter
“I have had the pleasure of working with Lawrence on numerous occasions. His technical ability and commitment to each project is never a concern and always unquestionable. What makes him unique and a great asset is his friendship and likeability. Always prepared to get his head down and work, and always there with some light relief when the moment calls.This guy can play! I look forward to our next collaboration.”
Karl Sveinsson - Studio Engineer
"Lawrence arrived in the session with his drums well tuned and in good order. He knew the song well, having done his home work. He was very accommodating to input from both the client and myself - who engineered the session. Excellent drummer to work with. Looking forward to working with him again!"