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Professional Drummer

Based in Newark, Nottinghamshire, John Joe Gaskin is a dedicated and highly experienced full-time professional musician and educator. Subsequent to achieving A-Levels in Music Industry Studies and a Higher Diploma in Contemporary Music Performance, John Joe graduated from The Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford in 2010 with a 2:1 BMus (hons) Degree.


Touring - Recording - Teaching


Concerts and Gigs

Widely known to be a dynamic and versatile performer, John Joe Gaskin can regularly be seen in numerous concerts and gigs, both nationwide and abroad. Accompanying a reliable, dedicated and friendly demeanour, John Joe Gaskin is competent in a huge range of musical styles – at home in orchestra pits to function bands, soul/jazz to metal bands. All alongside regularly supporting original material projects, whether this be writing or in a live performance or studio environment.
Adept at learning set lists quickly, John Joe is comfortable playing to click or backing tracks and is an incredibly proficient reader. Happy to travel and equipped with an array of high-quality, professional level equipment to ensure the perfect sound for any musical environment, contact John Joe for availability and prices now.

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Remote and Studio

John Joe Gaskin has lots of recording experience in many different styles of music. Available to record drum set for you, whether at a studio of your choice or remotely from his studio based in Newark, he has acquired an extensive collection of drums, cymbals, percussion and microphones to ensure the right sound for your project.

Remote recordings have the option for drum stems to be sent either mixed or unmixed.
Contact John Joe for a detailed inventory of equipment, availability and prices.



In person and Skype

Having taught full time since 2010, John Joe Gaskin teaches all levels and abilities, from complete beginner to professional, both privately and in schools in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire.

John Joe Gaskin’s incredibly passionate yet relatable teaching style has helped secure a 100% pass rate with grade exams and he owns a library of over 250 drum books, as well as countless scores and self-written exercises covering all styles and abilities. 
Lessons are available both in person at his studio based near Newark, Nottinghamshire and online via Skype.

Please contact John Joe for prices and availability.

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