Created by Nigel Sanders a drum teacher and Associate Drum Lecturer at Middlesex University. Nigel has been playing drums, piano, keyboards and percussion for over 30 years and is a professional musician. He has performed with many groups anywhere from festivals in front of audiences of over 10,000 to venues, theaters, clubs and pubs.
As an accomplished musician, he has supported and / or deputed for a great many bands and has been the resident drummer for award-winning, London-based musical theatre company Stage One having played in the hit rock opera, 'Tommy' and 'Smokey Joes Cafe'.
In more recent years he has played for tribute bands such as Blondee, Antique Monkeys and for other acts such as Tuxedo Groove, Redwood, Mad Habits, Freebird, The Roulettes and Black Spring Rising. He has played a wide range of styles from modern jazz, latin, rock and metal. He is currently performing with The Sid Bolan Big Band, working on Jaz Hunter’s latest album and continuing to compose for nss58.
In addition to this he has been a teacher for 22 years and has worked in Primary, Secondary, Special Needs and Pre Schools. He has studied drums and percussion at Colchester Institute and music at The Open University. He has just completed an MA Music at Middlesex University for which he gained a distinction. Nigel currently teaches drums at Middlesex University on their BA Music Degree and BMus Pop Music Degree. He is also writing a book about heavy metal drum set performance. He is married with 2 children aged 18 and 9.
Nigel has also composed music for drum play along books which explore the development of the drum set in terms of performance. He also produces music for students to play along too in a wide range of styles from Jazz, Latin to Metal and progressive rock. Nigel also has composed two albums and two EPs.