Elliott Bennet

Elliot is a graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and is currently a tutor in drum kit and Latin American percussion.

Elliott's orchestral experience includes the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, He has also played for stage production of Fame and West Side Story, as well as Les Miserables in Mexico City. 

As a jazz musician, he has worked alongside musicians including Jim Mullen, Bobby Shew, Hugh Warren and Paula Gardiner and his current projects include Slowly Rolling Camera, DER Collective and DSQ (Dave Stapleton Quintet), with whom he has performed at jazz festivals around Europe, including Cork Jazz Festival supporting Chick Corea.

Other projects have included a Cuban band in Mexico, and tours with Sol Latino and Quattro, who have supported Olatuji, Arrested Development and Ozamatali.

Elliott has performed in numerous 'drum clinics' supporting drummers such as Terri Bozio, Steve Smith, Steve White, Ian Thomas and Jo Jo Mayer. He is also a prolific session music having been involved in recordings for numerous TV, film and radio productions.