The Deliverers

Ian Barnett

Ian Barnett
Ian was born at a very early age, ran the school choir at 16, turned professional in 1982 and toured extensively playing guitar. He has directed gospel bands, pantomime tours, played in rock n roll, blues, dance, folk, and country and western bands in pubs and clubs all over the south east. Ian teaches guitar privately and at a local special needs school, is a festival and events organizer as well as musical director for a gospel band. He founded and still runs Make Waves, a Rhythmix project which supports young rock musicians in the Hastings area, which has helped over 250 young people since it conception.

Charlie Parker

 

Charlie Parker
Charlie is a musician with over 20 years experience of playing in a variety of environments, countries and styles. For 10 years between 1994 and 2004 he enjoyed success as a music producer, running his own record label and istribution business. For the last 8 years he has developed his practice and worked as a music practitioner, educator and music (and drama) project leader/manager. Charlie has worked as a freelance contractor for many arts and community organisations. Charlie also run’s his own company HIPHOLOGY LTD. which is committed to providing quality music and arts activities and education to all ections of the community, mainly in and around London and the South East, particularly focused on those at risk and suffering social and economic disadvantages.

Charlie is a musician with over 20 years experience of playing in a variety of environments,
countries and styles. For 10 years between 1994 and 2004 he enjoyed success as a music
producer, running his own record label and distribution business. For the last 8 years he has
developed his practice and worked as a music practitioner, educator and music (and drama)
project leader/manager. Charlie has worked as a freelance contractor for many arts and community
organisations. Charlie also run’s his own company HIPHOLOGY LTD. which is committed to providing
quality music and arts activities and education to all sections of the community, mainly in and
around London and the South East, particularly focused on those at risk and suffering social
and economic disadvantages.

Graham Dowdall

Graham Dowdallwww.gagarin.org.uk www.myspace.com/ggrn
Graham Dowdall is a very experienced musician and workshop leader.  Over the last twenty years he has performed, composed and recorded across the globe with an array of legendary musicians including Nico, John Cale and currently Pere Ubu. He runs his own record label Geo and performs his own solo electronica as Gagarin – to considerable critical acclaim in UK and Europe. He studied Community Music at Goldsmiths College and is now the convenor  and lead tutor of their Cert in Music Workshop Skills and is designing a BA degree in Community Music. He is a trainer of musis leaders specialising in creativity with technology, all types of drumming, songwriting and composition.

Sarah Fisher

 

Sarah Fisher
A professional musician for over 20 years, Sarah Fisher has worked extensively in the music industry.  Appearing nationally and internationally as a singer/ pianist,  worked as a session musician for many international artists; toured worldwide with The Eurythmics and appeared on numerous TV programmes. Currently performing with 80s icon Hazel O Connor in a new project. Sarah completed the Goldsmiths College Music Workshop Skills in the Community course in 2003. She has delivered music workshops in keyboard, vocals, performance skills, song writing and recording. Work has taken place in Prisons (Womens and Mens), Young Offenders Units, Youth clubs and with vulnerable teenagers and teenage mothers, LGBT and after school projects.

Raf Mantelli

Raf Mantelli http://rafando.com
Raf Mantelli is a distinctive songstress, producer, musician and performer. She fronted art rock band Eye-sis and her current band is Raf and O.  Raf trained at Goldsmiths College is an experienced freelance music facilitator. She has run Musicianship, Performance, Songwriting and Midi courses at Greenwich Community College. She’s also part of the Midi Music Company’s team. Image by Steve Hayward Photography

Steve Morley

Steve Morley www.tablaworkshops.com
Steve first studied tabla with Pt. Chotilal Misra in India in the 1980s, and has also been under the tutelage of Pt. Sharda Sahai. He has been teaching, performing and leading workshops and courses across Southern England since 1995. With its versatility, vocalised language and wide range of sounds, tabla drumming offers unique musical and rhythmic possibilities for children and young people of all ages and abilities.

Will Oakey

Will Oakey
Will has been playing Music for 10 years, his main specialties are guitar and drums. He has 9 years experience in gigging and band work. Will has been working for Rhythmix since 2008 on L.I.T.V (soon to be Make Waves) run by Ian Barnett. Will has a National Diploma in Music Practice. He would also like to add a huge thank you to everyone at Rhythmix and Ian Barnett for everything and may we “Rock On!”

Dan Rodgers

 

Dan Rodgers
Dan has been leading workshops in Production and DJ`ing for 8 years. During his time, Dan has gained a vast amount of experience working in inclusion settings and has done excellent and effective work for pupil referral units and Youth Offending Teams as well as within formal school environments After studying Music Technology at Leeds College Of Music in 1995, Dan has always been involved with music technology, working in recording studios and producing under various names.
As a DJ of 14 years, Dan has played at festivals all over the world including Glade, Frequency and Grassroots, and in clubs in as far flung countries such as Hong Kong and South Africa. Dan has a new release out now on Atmospheric Existence Recordings and more in the pipeline for 2011.

Juliet Russell

Juliet Russell www.vocalexplosion.co.uk
Juliet Russell composes, directs and sings for dance and theatre companies and her work has been used for television, film and radio. Musical Director & composer for large-scale site-specific community performances with such well-known arts companies as Same Sky.

Al Start

Al Start www.alstart.co.uk
Al is a singer-songwriter; recording, producing and touring internationally. Al has been a playworker for 22 years and in 2006 merged music making with playworking to create “Sign Up for Singing”. Al is now a familiar face in dozens of schools runs singing assemblies, small and large groups, songwriting sessions, instrument jams and Soundmakers sessions for Brighton and Hove Music, Arts and Study Support.

Richard Smith

Richard Smith www.myspace.com/rafando
A bass player since the early 80’s, Richard Smith has played in numerous bands. As a young musician, he garnered valuable industry experience alongside Ted Hawkins.  Working as live sound engineer led Richard to producing, arranging and collaborating in various musical projects. He embraced Music Technology and Midi from its inception, pioneering music software. Richard plays bass and co-produces for Raf and O. Trained at Goldsmiths College, Richard is a very experienced freelance music tutor. Richard is a Lecturer teaching Music Technology, Musicianship, Bass Guitar and Improvisation at Greenwich and Lewisham Colleges. Image by Steve Hayward Photography

Ollie Tunmer

Ollie Tunmer www.ollietunmer.co.uk
Ollie Tunmer provides workshops in STOMP-style body percussion, samba drumming, hand percussion and drum kit.  He teaches using non-technical, aural methods allowing his workshops to be accessible to those with or without prior musical training.  With an infectious enthusiasm for rhythm, he draws on a wealth of experience of leading workshops in educational, community and corporate contexts. 
A dynamic and motivating facilitator, Ollie performs and leads workshops with STOMP and is a musical director of samba percussion group Carnival Collective and afro-beat orchestra Kalakuta Millionaires.

Conrad Hewitt

Conrad Hewittwww.conradhewiit.com
Conrad began his musical career playing the violin, and made the move to guitar and bass in his teens. Involvement with the Rock against Racism movement and Youth CND led to his band performing at festivals alongside such artists as Wilko Johnson, Misty in Roots and The Style Council. Since 2007 Conrad has been organising live music at various local community events, and is band tutor to several Youth Rock and Pop groups who perform regularly in the Brighton area. He holds a degree in Music Production from Northbrook College and is an experienced music teacher. Since joining Rhythmix as a workshop tutor, Conrad has delivered several projects in Songwriting,Recording and Music Technology.

Joe Browne

Joe Browne
Joe Browne is a saxophonist, violinist, composer and music leader based in London. Having studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he continues to perform as a jazz and contemporary saxophonist at venues across the country. He is also an active educator. As well as running several jazz, improvisation and group composition workshops for Kent Music and Rhythmix with a wide range of participants from tots to adults with disabilities, he has also conducted workshops for the likes of The Orchestra of The Age of Enlightenment, Cambridge Education and The Wigmore Hall.

Ian Marzouk

Ian Marzouk
Ian has been undertaking Dj and music technology workshops for the past 7 years to a wide range of providers and community settings. He provides fun and informative sessions, using the tool of music to empower young people and further their ambitions. In addition to his workshop leadership, Ian is an accomplished DJ and producer since 1993 and has toured the UK and Europe, performing his own material. He also holds a first level degree in music technology.

Mike Rathbone

Mike Rathbone
Mike has been helping young people create their own music for over twelve years, specialising in digital technology, drums and percussion. Originally a drum-kit player, he began producing electronic dance music in the early 90s including music for TV, radio and film. With all his studio experience he began AMP (Avenues Music Project) in 2000 where he worked for six years helping local young people in London develop their musical and performance skills. After completing his MA in Community Arts at Goldsmiths he began to work more extensively with schools and communities in the south-east, developing young people’s creativity in mini-orchestras, drum circles and electronic studio production. 

Charlotte White

Charlotte White
Charlotte White is a trombonist based in Brighton, UK. She is currently playing for singer Hollie Cook, regularly touring to France and the rest of Europe, and as support for The Stone Roses reunion gig at Heaton Park. She has also recorded several sessions for reggae producer Prince Fatty. Charlotte first began workshop delivery when she was working as a sonic artist on an innovative scheme to encourage children to engage with their local soundscape, making sound recordings and a resulting composition from those. She has also delivered many workshops for Creative Partnerships, among others, and is now delivering music workshops for Rhythmix. She was also lead artist, and project manager for Rhythmix’s recent Silent Voices project.