Adrian Tilbrook

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Adrian Tilbrook (born July 20, 1948 in Hartlepool ) is a British jazz and fusion drummer.

Live and act

Tilbrook played in beat bands in the 1960s ; After two years of drum lessons with Max Abrams, he joined Back Door in 1974 alongside Ron Aspery and Colin Hodgkinson . He toured with the band in Europe and the USA and also performed with Ronnie Scott’s for two weeks . After the recording of the Activate album , the band broke up. He continued to work with Don Weller , Stan Tracey , Alexis Korner and with traveling soloists such as Jimmy Witherspoon , Eddie Lockjaw Davis , James Moody and Al Casey. In 1979 he played in an all-star formation around Jon Anderson , Allan Holdsworth and Jack Bruce . From the mid-1980s he worked with trombonist Rick Taylor in the Full Circle quartet , which he founded and recorded the album Beauty of the Unexpected in 1986 . He was then active for the Jazzaction initiative in Yorkshire and Humberside . Since 2006 he has appeared as a member of the John Warren- led Voices of the North Orchestra , his Splinter Band and his big band Northern Brass and played with Jim Mullen , Mick Shoulder and Andy Champion.

Tilbrook also works as a drum teacher. He also produced Ruth Lambert's So Many Stars album .

Discographic notes

  • Back Door Activate (1975)
  • Alexis Korner Meets Jack Daniels (1975)
  • Andy Champion Group Fail in Wood (2010)

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Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The Denvers
  2. Jennifer Wymess British and International Music Yearbook Volume 2006, p. 13