James Cumpsty  

Pete Lockett

COUNTRY United Kingdom      
GROUP Too many to mention!      

Biography

BORN IN: PORTSMOUTH UK

LIVES IN:  LONDON UK

DRUMMING SINCE:  1643

CAREER BAND/PROJECTS:  Mainly solo and collaborative work now, including twenty solo / collaborative CD releases.  Other than that, have worked with Björk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Bill Bruford, Jeff Beck, David Torn, Pandit Jasraj, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Vikku Vinayakram, Noel Gallagher, Selva Ganesh, Ustad Zakir Hussain, The Verve, Steve Smith, Chris Potter, John Spencer Blues Explosion, David Holmes, Ganesh Kumaresh, Michael Nyman, Natacha Atlas, Texas, Trans-Global Underground, Bedlam, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dave Weckl, Thomas Lang, Jon Hassell, Alex Acuna, Russ Miller, Nelly Furtado, Phil Manzanera, David Arnold, Evelyn Glennie, Simon Phillips,  Lee Scratch Perry, Primal Scream, Andrea Corr, Jojo Mayer, Kai Eckhardt, Schlomo,  Ed Mann, Michael Shrieve, Edwyn Collins,  Damien Rice, Jarvis Cocker, George Brooks, Trevor Jackson, Craig Armstrong, John Bergamo, Kadri Gopalnath , Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Pandit Shankar Ghosh, TVG, Bernard Butler, David Mcalmont, Metro Voices, Mick Karn, London Sinfonietta, Natasha / Daniel Bedingfield, Euphoria, Catherine Bott, Pandit Sharda Sahai, Kodo, Playgroup, Taufiq Quereshi, U Shrinivas, Pandit Anindo Chatterjee, Roopkumar Rathod, Niladri Kumar, Rajesh Mandolin, Suga Babes, Hughes De Courson, Ronan Keating, Nitin Sawhney, Peter Murphy (Bauhaus) Evan Dando, Adrian Sherwood, On-U-Sound, Kula Shaker, Afro Celt Sound System, Vanessa-Mae, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Errol Brown, Rory Gallagher, Gary Husband, Baba Sissoko, Carlo Rizzo, Dave Dobbyn, Vinny Appice, Denny Seiwell, Pet Shop Boys, Beth Orton, Mark Schulman, Martina Topley Bird, Steve Jansen, Mick Karn (Japan) Shankar Mahedevan, Little Axe, Anubrata Chatterjee, Bikram Ghosh, Pam Chowhan, Ghatam Suresh, Dino Merlin, Doug Wimbish, Ronu Majumdar, Hari Haran,  Amaan & Ayaan Ali Khan,  Amy Winehouse, Mel C, The Players, Junior Delgado, Will Calhoun, Zoro, Benny Greb, Johnny Rabb, Steve Sidelynk, The Aloof, Dom Famularo, David Toop, Lowell Fulson, Joji Hirota, Skip Macdonald, A R Rahman, Archive, Luke Vibert, Eumir Deodato, Michael Barker, Derek Roddy, Andy Gangadeen, Julian Lloyd Webber, Steve White, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bandish, Jim Kilpatrick, BBC concert orchestra, Seb Rochford, Jonas Hellborg, Youth of Killing Joke, Catriona MacDonald, Reshma, Niladri Kumar,  Aziz Ibrahim (Stone Roses/Simply Red) DJ Judge Jules, French band INTIK, Sinead O'Conner, Elefantes, Andy Wright, Farida Khanum, Qadir Shaggan, Attullah Essakhelvi, Paul Heard (M People), Hands On'semble, Brenda Navarrete and many more!

BIGGEST INFLUENCES:  Immanuel Kant, Carl Gustav Jung and Norman Piper

FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Made in Kolkata, Pete Lockett and Pandit Shankar Ghosh.  A little vain picking one of my own but, it was such a melting pot of great ideas that I have to go for that.

FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: Drums of India, Juan Prakash Ghosh

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:  Every day I wake up and realize I have more music to come, especially now I have all these new Sabian cymbals in my world!

FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: Alien disk

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