Featuring the music of Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Louie Bellson, Joe Morello, Mel Lewis, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Stan Kenton and many more, performed by award winning The Pete Cater Big Band, the UK’s foremost sixteen-piece show band. The Great Drum Show is a celebration of a bygone era of big bands featuring the legendary drummers. The show includes music from some of the greatest big bands as well as celebrating some of the most successful and influential musicians of the golden era of jazz.
Starring virtuoso drummer Pete Cater.
“Explosive swing and sheer energy”. The Times
“Hip to many of Rich’s licks and tricks, Cater could almost pass for Buddy himself, his knack for nailing this music is incomparable. He closed the set with a solo akin to Rich at his most ruthless”. Drummer magazine
Pete Cater is widely regarded as one of the worlds’ foremost jazz drummers. He has performed around the globe from the UK to China, the USA to Australia. He is one of only a handful of drummers to possess the skills and showmanship bring this show to the stage
The Great Drum Show will appeal to fans of big bands, jazz enthusiasts, and lovers of nostalgia, and of course drummers!