Event News

  • Laurence Cottle joins this years Ultimate drum experience team.

    Laurence will be hosting the drum and bass class on Friday 3rd June.

    Laurence is one of the UKs best and busiest bass players, he was hired by British heavy metal band Black Sabbath to play bass on the studio sessions that would become their 1989 album Headless Cross. Cottle wrote and played all the bass parts for the album and appeared on the music video for "Headless Cross", but didn't perform live or tour with the band.» Read more


    Posted: 12 May 16
  • Ultimate Drum Experience drum clinics announced

    Mikedolbear.com and Ultimate Drum Experience present ....

    Tuesday 31st May 

    The UK's top session drummers Geoff Dugmore (DW,Sabian cymbals, Vic Firth drum sticks and Remo drumheads), Ash Soan (Gretsch drums,Zildjian cymbals Vic Firth drum sticks and Remo drumheads) and Ralph Salmins (Gretsch drums, Sabian cymbals Vic Firth drum sticks and Remo drumheads) on stage for this unique clinic.» Read more


    Posted: 21 Mar 16
  • Ash Soan to teach at UDE 2016

    The final teacher to be announced for this years UDE is UK session drummer ASH SOAN.» Read more


    Posted: 11 Feb 16
  • Richard Spaven - teaching at UDE on Thursday 2nd June

    Richard Spaven has supplied the drums for many artists on stage and in the studio. José James, Flying Lotus, The Cinematic Orchestra, Guru’s Jazzmatazz and Gregory Porter to name but a few.» Read more


    Posted: 09 Feb 16
  • Ralph Salmins - teaching Monday and Tuesday at UDE

    Ralph works as a professor at the Royal College of Music, who have described him as "one of the world’s most in-demand drummers".

    According to MusicRadar, "Ralph Salmins is one of Britain’s most accomplished drummers. Acclaimed for his versatility, he’s at home with all styles of jazz, pop, rock, West End and studio work. And if that’s not enough there’s his tally of over 100 movie soundtracks."

    He has also won Best Drummer in the British Jazz Awards.


    Posted: 03 Feb 16