paul murphy

I am a professional freelance drummer, recording and performing around the world for over 30 years. When not playing gigs or recording sessions, including here, in my home studio, I enjoy communicating my experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for music through my teaching practice.

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.

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.

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 per year!