28 April 2016
Pete Lockett's combination of sound textures, powerful pulsing grooves and virtuous solos has captivated & entertained audiences worldwide, and illustrate why the renowned Pete continues to work with some of the world's top artists such as Noel Gallagher, Peter Gabriel, Bjork, Jeff Beck, Robert Plant and many others, as well as on numerous movie soundtracks.
The Drums Around the World events are deeply dynamic, and showcase global percussion and hybrid drum set styles from one of the UK’s finest rhythm exports. A Mapex "Rhythm Ambassador", Pete has an unique set up and works with Mapex drums in his eclectic musical performance.
Lockett's informative session included an in-depth look at adapting patterns and rhythms around Pete’s new hybrid Mapex drum set.
Pete explores the cross-over relationship between drum set and world percussion encompassing odd time signatures, solo and theme development, rhythmic modulations, sticking ideas and the orchestration of Indian rhythms on the ‘traditional’ drum set.
Video clips from the masterclass below :