paul murphy

I am a professional freelance drummer with over 30 years experience, recording and performing around the world. I offer Drum Kit lessons either at my home studio in South Lincolnshire or over the internet using the latest video conferencing software. I am also able to record drum parts from my purpose built studio.



Artists I've worked for include:

RHATIGAN, FATIMA MANSIONS, DANNII MINOGUE, GUY CHADWICK, MARTHA REEVES, COURTNEY LOVE, ELIO PACE, GENE PITNEY, KATRINA LESKANICH, DARREL HIGHAM, CATHAL COUGHLAN, CHAS HODGES, STEVE SMITH OF DIRTY VEGAS, SHAKIN' STEVENS

Record companies include:

ISLAND, VIRGIN, UNIVERSAL, KITCHENWARE, RADIOACTIVE, SETANTA RECORDS.

As well as performing with bands I have worked in several West End theatre shows including; ‘Good Rockin’ Tonite’, ‘Elvis The Musical’, ‘All You Need is Love’ and ‘Dancin’ In The Street’. I have played on many commercial recording sessions as well as performing on numerous advertisements including , Bodyform, After Eights, Phillips and Shell Oil.

I am a director of Madhen, providing live music for corporate and private parties throughout the world.

Based in  south Lincolnshire I have a home studio with a live room where I can offer an online session facility, as well as one to one teaching and online lessons in all aspects of the drum kit .

Drum Kit Lessons —

face to face & Virtual Drum Lessons

I teach private drum lessons at my home studio but also offer lessons online using the most up to date video conferencing software.

Online Drum tracks —

Remote Drum tracks

Tired of struggling to program drums, get the right feel/sound for your song? Why not try using live drums, it’s cheaper than you might think and a lot less time consuming!


I am one of the founding members of Madhen who are considered one of the most in demand party bands in the UK, performing at in excess of 100 events last year!
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