About

Dan Guest BA (Hons) is an Oxford-based drummer, percussionist, composer, producer and private tutor. Dan's rhythmic journey has led to him performing, touring and recording with a host of artists and bands, including:

touring and performing with The Bay City Rollers
touring and performing with rock'n'roll legend Alvin Stardust                                     composing & performing with post-prog dreamy power-pop group Empires Decline
touring with The Wonder Stuff and Ned's Atomic Dustbin
performing with Paolo Nutini
performing with dance artist Angie Brown
composing & performing with dance/rock group 35 Seconds (signed to MJM management, produced by Max Heyes)
performing at The Camden Crawl and Tin Pan Alley Festival
performing with rock group Hyper Hyper Girl Lover (signed to Integrity)
recording with Miranda Dickinson (best-selling author, signed to Raindance Music)
performing with the UK’s No. 1 Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute – The Really Hot Chili Peppers
performing with David Bowie Tribute – Jean Genie

...as well as performing with many other original, function and tribute bands.

Touring around the globe, Dan has provided solid foundations for a varied line-up of ensembles.  Not only does Dan intimately understand his craft - studying extensively throughout school, college and university - but he is also passionate about inspiring the next generation of awesome drummers and percussionists, leading acclaimed drum workshops, clinics and lessons since 2002.

"Dan is the best drummer I've worked with"

- ALVIN STARDUST

 

"Extremely talented"

- LES MCKEOWN

 

"The way I see it, you get drummers who have great feel or you get drummers who have great technique. You have both."

- CLIVE JACKSON

 

"Dan's drums transformed my track - awesome work!"

- MIRANDA DICKINSON

 

"Dan's musical ideas and performance really took our tracks to the next level!"

- EDWARD POWELL