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AJ Rousell is a professional Drummer, Educator, Clinician, Author, and Drum Camp Founder based in Bristol (UK). AJ spent his early years developing his craft by studying at a variety of highly respected institutions and seeking lessons from some of the biggest names in drumming; including Benny Greb, JP Bouvet, Mike Johnston, Craig Blundell, Matt Halpern, and Robert Brian.

 

Having instantly fallen in love with music, AJ has expanded his experience by working with a variety of bands and solo artists, both in a live and studio setting. Having built a reputation as a reliable, diverse and skilled player, AJ is considered a regularly called upon musician.  

 
Artists & Bands that AJ has worked with:
FirewoodIsland / / Katie O'Malley / Danny McMahon / Tina Boonstra / Amy Moore / Louisa Maria (Tequila Mockingbyrd) / Holly Abraham / CICI-ROSE / KALA CHNG / Beccy Farr  / Ben Francis /
Various Theatre Productions including Oliver Twist, We Will Rock You, I Love You Because. 
AJ is proudly endorsing Bosphorus Cymbals, Prologix Pads, Evans Drumheads,
Vic Firth Drumsticks, Cympad, Cosmic Ears Monitoring 
Services offered;
- Drums or Percussion for your live Music performance
- Remote drum recordings for your tracks (recorded at AJ's Studio) 
- Recording drums for your songs at your studio of choice
- Drummer/Percussionist available for full tours or multiple  musical performances. 
- A full time position as drummer within your musical project (schedule dependant) 
EQUIPMENT:
 
Drum Kits:
- Sonor Ascent Series Kit (Beech Wood)
- Sonor AQ1 Kit (B
irch Wood)
- Sonor Special Edition Kit (Maple Wood)


Snare Drums:
- Sonor Limited Edition (Maple 14" x 5.5")
- Sonor Ascent (Beech 14" x 5.5")
- Memphis Drum Shop Custom (Maple 13" x 6.5")
- Mapex Black Panther Sledgehammer (Brass 14" x 6.5")
- Sonor AQ1 (Birch Shell 14" x 6")
- Sonor Kompressor (Aluminum 14" x 8")
- Gretsch Catalina Club (Mahogany 14" x 5")

 


Cymbals:
Bosphorus Cymbals 
 
Electronics & Mics:
- Roland SPD-SX Sample Pad
- Roland TD9 Electric Drum Kit
- Audix Microphones
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