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About Us - The Tutors

Rock School Tutors


SIMON DAVIES - Keyboards, Music Tech, Horns & Brass, Vocals, Performance.


Simon Davies in the Studio

Has been in the music industry for over 20 years. Play keyboards, trombone, bass, writes, arranges & produces for various clients and record labels. He has extensive knowledge of analogue tape & digital recording, computer based sequencers, keyboards, synthesisers, drum machines, modern & traditional recording techniques and mixing.

He has toured in the UK, Europe & Japan with several bands including several 24 piece swing band. Has played hammond & keys & recorded with Martha High, Sharon Jones, Marva Whitney (all ex-James Brown vocalists), Billy Wooton, Joe Quaterman, James Bell (The Highlighters), Leigh Fields, Eddie Bo, Womak & Womak, David Essex, John Mizarolli (ex-Ginger Baker, Stevie Winwood), Big Joe Turner (ex-Stevie Wonder, B.B.King).

He has also appeared on numerous albums and singles released worldwide, and has produced & co-produced albums and singles for Speedometer, The Organites, Pete Brown (Lyricist with Cream & Jack Bruce, Chris Jagger) , Snowboy (The Latin Section, Top DJ, Lisa Stansfield) , The Perceptions, John Mizarolli, Dan Cohen, Big Joe Turner amongst others.

Owns & runs Big Noise Recording Studios where the rock schools are held, is involved in music production for, bands, artists, singers, music for film, TV & DVD, recording sound bites, music & voice overs for adverts. Previous clients have included Blow It Hard Records, Freestyle Records, Warners, East West, Kingpin, Henrys Agency.

Also he currently works for Southend Music Services as a peripatetic music tutor, is fully CRB checked, has accredited “safeguarding children” training,is an Accredited Music Facilitator & has Public Liability & Employers insurance.

LEE MORRIS - Drums, Keyboards, music technology, performance.

Lee Morris - Drums
Has been in the music industry for 10 years. Since Lee turned professional he has been constantly touring and working with a number of bands and artists in venues across the UK and Europe.  Recent credits include: Guarro supporting Iggy Pop and Gun’s & Roses.Beulah’supporting Ronan Keating, UK tour with Michael McDonald, Gabrielle, Mike & the Mechanics and Amy Winehouse.

Over the last five years Lee has worked on London’s West End show circuit playing kit on various shows which include: 30th Anniversary tour of The Rocky Horror Show, Thriller Live , Fame the Musical , Dancing in the Streets, Footloose, Grease, We Will Rock You, Wicked
Legally Blonde

Lee is also a Drum teacher, teaching students privately and at education workshops around the Essex and London area including the Academy of New Music in Bow East London.

Has acquired the PTTLLS (Preparing to teach in the life long learning sector) to City & Guilds Level. Fully CRB checked & has Public Liability insurance.

DARYL TATTOO - Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Performance.

Daryl Tattoo
Has toured the UK with the The Sam I Am and Boudica, has played on sessions for Simon Davies, plays with Phillious Williams when their main guitarist Mark Brown (below) is unavailable. He Plays classical guitar,acoustic and electric guitar, blues, folk and experimental and Daryl also composes for guitar, sound design and film.

Daryl has also taught for Southend Youth Services and in schools in Essex, is a private guitar tutor and is fully CRB checked.

MARK BROWN - Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Performance.

Mark Brown - Guitar and Bass
Has toured the UK & Europe with the likes of Emiliana Torrini & Pauline Taylor (Faithless) and has played on sessions for Simon Davies, Jim Wilson, Rimes and currently plays with Phillious Williams. He Plays classical guitar,acoustic & electric blues, folk, rock and also plays bass in many styles. Mark Also writes and composes music for bands and short stories.

Mark also teaches at the YMCA and is a peripitetic guitar tutor for Southend Music Services, is fully CRB checked, and has the CT ABRSM & PTTLS qualifications.


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