Welcome to the homepage of Jim Farey

Jim is a drummer, percussionist and educator based in Nottingham, UK. Recognised internationally as both a performer and teacher, Jim has taught across Europe and the USA and performed in UK, Europe, Africa, USA and the Caribbean. Co-author (with Paul Hose) of Drumset For Beginners which is published globally by Alfred Publishing UK, Jim's teaching methods are established and structured.

With a very broad range of musical influences Jim is at ease playing everything from pop and heavy rock, to Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and jazz Whether you are looking for a drummer for your next tour or recording, someone to help set up and facilitate an educational programme for a state or private institution, or simply for private one on one drum lessons in Nottingham then Jim is the person to help you achieve your goals.

Please explore the website for more information about all aspects of Jim's playing, or click here to get in touch. Remember to follow Jim on whichever social networking site you choose for updates on all things music related.

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"Lose your dreams and you might lose your mind." - Mick Jagger

"Good music is good no matter what kind of music it is." - Miles Davis

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything." - Plato