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"Carter was great at bringing my ideas to life and adding his own unique flare. Looking forward to working with him again soon."
-Ranald Macky (Singer/Songwriter)

I’m an experienced studio drummer. Having completed work for artists in professionally equipped studios. I can provide you with my services in the studio if you have a day booked and need someone to come in and track drums. I’m proficient in a wide range of genres and styles. Hourly and day rates available.

Additionally, I'm available to come and perform with you. Whether you're a singer/songwriter who needs a sideman for your backup band or if you're a band needing someone to cover a show or two for your drummer, I can provide the necessary services. I’ve been performing live for years and I'm proficient in a wide range of genres and styles. I have top of the range equipment, and appropriate transportation to get it around the country.

Mahuki - UK Tour 2023

Mahuki is the Edinburgh-based passion project of Czech-born fusion guitarist Honza
Kourimsky, combining elements of jazz with Eastern European folk music, progressive rock, and modern-day funk. The band are on tour with the promotional campaign for their debut live album Live From The Living Room Set, released in full in May 2023. The album was captured in a one-of-a kind sell-out live studio gig/session at the Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh in December 2022, capturing the gaze of the Edinburgh music scene and establishing the acts as one of its most progressive music projects.

The collective is a septet consisting of some of the most exciting musicians of the New Wave of Scottish Jazz. On drums plays Carter Skillicorn, bass is played by Cameron Bradley, tenor saxophone features Oskar Jones, Michael Butcher plays alto saxophone, and finally trumpet features Cameron Thompson-Duncan and Euan Allerdice who doubles on flugelhorn. The outfit is led by Honza Kourimsky on guitar.

The band members individual gigging experience accumulates performance from venues such as Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, Jazz FM, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Scotland, The New Morning in Paris, The Old Fruitmarket, The Barrowlands and SWG3 in Glasgow.

"Live From The Living Room Set" is high-energy music that draws inspiration from the spiritual elements of the human experience, celebrating human connection through music and dance. Their unique sound has seen support from indie and global radio alike, with their debut release “Immediacy” featuring on EHFM (SJ New), Ness Radio (Tangential Music) in France, and more music from the album featuring on BBC Radio Scotland (BBC Jazz Nights) and The Face Radio USA. Mahuki aim to take their “living room music” on the road, bringing this unique music experience to venues and festivals across the UK.


25/05 - The Blue Lamp Aberdeen

28/05 - Sneaky Petes Edinburgh

01/06 - The Domino Club Leeds

02/06 - Scotts Jazz Club Belfast

04/06 - Peggy's Skylight Nottingham

09/06 - The Stove Cafe Dumfries

13/06 - Laylow Glasgow

27/07 - Tartan Heart Festival Belladrum

Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Mahuki: Obsolete Absolute

Standing at the forefront of Edinburgh Jazz, Mahuki debut their high-energy fusion at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Presented by Czech fusion guitarist and Scottish Jazz Awards nominee Honza Kourimsky, the band consists of emerging musicians from the new wave of Scottish jazz, featuring Euan Allerdice on trumpet, Michael Butcher on alto, Oskar Jones on tenor, Cameron Bradley on bass and Carter Skillicorn on drums. Mahuki bring their UK-wide tour to a close with a gripping performance of their debut album, supported by a display of fantastic musicianship and exceptional improvisational ability.



Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Riding With The King: The Music of Eric Clapton

Having made an amazingly successful debut at the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, up-and-coming Czech jazz fusion guitarist Honza Kourimsky blends the music of Eric Clapton with high-energy psychedelic jazz. Honza is joined by a collective of emerging musicians from the new wave of Scottish jazz, featuring Michael Butcher on saxophone, Joe Nichols on keys and harmonica, Cameron Bradley on bass and Carter Skillicorn on drums. The show is a zealous tribute to an outstanding pioneer of blues rock music.




I am available to come and play for your wedding/function band if a drummer is needed on a temporary basis or for a single gig (subject to availability.) References can be provided upon request from some of the top bands and agencies in Scotland (WooHoo BandEdinburgh SoundsMusic For Scotland, Callanish).

Alternatively I offer a full wedding and function band service where if your hire me, i will assemble a band of some of Scotland's top musicians to come and play for your event without taking an admin fee, meaning you'll get a much cheaper rate for the same calibre of musicians! 

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