Simon Webster
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Simon Webster

Simon Webster has a unique range of percussion and drum kit skills, fluent in North African, South American and Middle Eastern rhythms in addition to most popular western styles.
His versatility and experience of both playing "live" and in the studio make him an ideal performer and is now recognised as a Master Drummer.

With top World Music artists such as Natacha Atlas, Yasmin Levy and Abdullah Chhadeh, he has toured the world and played major venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Combining both this wide range of influences and capacities in the recording studio, Simon had recently released a series of percussion and drum loops with UK company "Loopmasters".

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What they say...


Simon’s enthusiasm for teaching through music is breathtaking. We were delighted with the students’ response to his workshop and we will definitely be asking him back again - very soon.

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Cultural Holidays in Morocco

Riad Lahboul, Meknes, Morocco

Holidays and courses in Meknès, Morocco

Holidays and culture-based courses in the magnificent setting of Riad Lahboul, Morocco. Fancy a holiday or a residential course in Moroccan music, cookery or dance? Click here for information from the Riad Lahboul website or send me an email directly click here.

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The Cuban Connection

The Cuban Connection - read more about Simon's trip

On the road - a postcard from Cuba

For a percussionist, Cuban music is an essential knowledge base to study: from the traditional Afro-Cuban styles to the modern "son" and "salsa" styles. Our deep respect of Cuban music took us on a tour of the country in search of rhythmic ideas and techniques and a lot more besides.

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Workshops

Simon leading a drumming circle

Samba drumming workshop with undergraduates from Guildford ACM.

I offer a variety of curriculum-focussed musical and percussion workshops. We also have provision for children with Special Educational Needs.

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simon@simonwebster.org.uk

All Nations Drumming Show

The cast and crew of the show

A vibrant and exciting multi-cultural experience.
Our new show is an explosion of sounds and colours.


A truly unique experience for your school, youth club or community centre. All Nations Drum and Song is a charming and educational tour through the musical traditions of a variety of cultures.

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