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Joel Barford is a 25  year old freelance professional drummer based in London. Joel is known for playing  for a variety of people such as the Nigel Price Organ Trio, Louis Dowdeswell Big Band, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Orchestra, Anthony Strong, Jo Harrop, Callum Au, Marshall Gilkes, Jim Mullen, Laurence Cottle, Ian Livingstone, Tom Seals, Chris Montague, Alessio Menconi, The Filthy Six, Alex Garnett,  Andrew McCormack, Alex Hitchcock, National Youth Jazz Orchestra, CC Smugglers, Greg Coulson, Ashton Jones, Scarlet Pines, Dave O'Higgins, Lucy Merrilyn, Big Daddy Wilson, Liane Carroll and many more. 

Current projects include Nigel Price Organ Trio, Louis Dowdeswell, Anthony Strong & Jo Harrop.

Joel endorses Gretsch Drums, Zildjian Cymbals and Vic Firth Sticks.

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