Ash is a rocking solid drummer with beautiful feel, amazing attitude and very broad skills. He can play lots of styles and most importantly, he’s a true gentleman! Ralph Salmins — Musician, Producer & Educator
I work with a lot of drummers and Ash is certainly one of the best. He has great feel and a real musicality to his playing. Dan Weller — Musician & Producer (Enter Shikari, Young Guns, Rise to Remain, Gallows)
I have known Ash for the past couple of years; he is an extremely hard worker and has developed and mastered various genres to become a very versatile and competent musician Mike Dolbear — Musician & Educator

Ash is a dynamic and versatile drummer with an extensive range of technical skills, specialising in playing rock, pop, metal, funk, hip hop and jazz.

He holds a music technology degree and a Master Performance Certificate from DrumTech, and has studied with Ralph Salmins, Dave Weckl, Mike Dolbear, Thomas Lang, Benny Grebb, Darryn Farugio, Ash Soan, Billy Ward, Phil Gould, Bill Ward, Craig Blundell and Stanton Moore.

Ash has extensive studio and recording experience. He recorded “Revolutions In The Head” with My Preserver in 2010 (produced by Premen Underhill; Bloc Party, Klaxons) which led to an XFM New Music Award nomination. He has toured extensively and has played at Hard Rock Calling, Y-Not Festival, Nass Festival and Frequency Festival.

Musical Influences

Rage Against the Machine, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, Porcupine Tree, Buddy Rich, Ralph Salmins, Jojo Mayer, Gavin Harrison, Dave Weckl, Art Blakey