Toby Partridge is a versatile, freelance session drummer who has been playing the drums since the age of 10. He was taught by the likes of Robert Brian (Peter Gabriel/Siouxsie Sioux) and other well-known drummers including Jason Bowld (Bullet For My Valentine, Bill Bailey, Pitchshifter) and Mark Whitlam (Jim Mullen, Iain Ballamy).
Toby’s work includes live tours, studio/live sessions, radio and live stream performances. He regularly plays different kits/set ups, including electric and acoustic, SPD-SX electronic pad, as well as using percussion instruments for stripped back performances.
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Toby studied Music Performance and Professional Musicianship at the British Institute for Modern Music (BIMM) and now session drums with up and coming and established artists including James Veck-Gilodi (Deaf Havana) The PFP, Kate Lomas, Scarlet and Meadowlark . Toby has gained his experience by touring and playing live all over the UK and parts of Europe at music venues, festivals and recording studios which include performing at Glastonbury Festival (click to watch) on the BBC Intro Stage. He also does Function work, MD work, mixing backing tracks, remote sessions and drum technician work – bands include Amber Run and Mallory Knox. Toby has worked in numerous recording studios including tracking drums for bands and singer/songwriters including The PFP @ Real World Studios (click to watch) Metropolis Studios, Real World Studios and FindSpire, Paris.
Toby is always interested in working in all areas of drum and session work, his specialist areas are Pop, Electronic, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, and Singer Songwriter artists within the music industry. For more information, to receive his full C.V or to book Toby for session/dep/tech work please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pop/Rock Genre of 40 Songs @ 24 hours notice!Read more
Drum Teching for Mallory Knox at both Reading and Leeds Festival – Main Stage. What a view!Read more