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Adam Swales

Adam has being playing the drums for 15 years and first picked up a set of sticks at the age of 8.

Since a young age Adam has been surrounded by music, consisting of a variety of genres. This mainly came from his guitar playing father's vast CD collection.

"At the age of 14 I knew that playing drums and making music was all I ever wanted to do."Adam Swales

From then on, he would snap up any opportunity to play. Playing in jazz bands, brass bands , show bands and in 2004 took the trip up to Scotland to perform in the Edinburgh festival. On occasions he also played for the Northern School of Music in the house band for showcase nights.

Meanwhile he also played in bands gigging around the Yorkshire area.


Through college years Adam dedicated most of his time towards music and drumming. At college he studied both music and music technology at A'level. During this time he also achieved the Guildhall School of Music Grade 8 on the drum kit.

Adam successfully completed the Drumtech Diploma of Popular Music in London, Europes leading and largest contemporary music school. During this year, he has being taught by some of the world's top teachers and played for bands already well known on the London circuit.

Adam currently plays with The Jack Edwards Band, playing original blues rock material.