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Paul Clarvis - percussion

Paul Clarvis achieved notoriety at the 1995 BBC Last Night of the Proms as the drum soloist in Birtwistle’s Panic, and plays with musicians as diverse as Leonard Bernstein and John Dankworth. He won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, continues to study traditional drumming from around the world and was recently chairman of the judges for BBC Young Musician of the Year.

He has recorded with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Richard Thompson, John Adams, Andy Sheppard, Elvis Costello, Mark Anthony Turnage, Michel Legrand, Gordon Beck, Michael Nyman, John Harle and Bryan Ferry. Paul is a professor at The Royal Academy of Music and, with Sonia Slany, runs Village Life record company.