Gary Leach is a drummer, percussionist and teacher with a range of styles from swing to Afro-beat; pop to jazz. He specialises in drumming for dance and has worked with DanceEast and The Royal Ballet School’s regional dance programmes since 2008.
He is also an experienced workshop facilitator in digital film production, working with young people on sound development and film editing, producing small-budget films and award nominated projects.
His first drumming book, Beats Exotiques published in 2019, is critically acclaimed and sells around the world. His new book Afrobeats will be printed mid 2022.
Gary is a drum kit tutor for Essex Music Services and teaches in various schools around the county.