A Zoom Hang with Neal Wilkinson featuring Gavin Harrison
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About the Event
Gavin Harrison is best known for playing with the progressive rock bands Porcupine Tree, King Crimson and The Pineapple Thief. Gavin’s drumming has received awards from music publications and earned praise from many, many musicians.
Gavin started to work professionally in 1979. He worked as a freelance session drummer on records and tours for the following artists: Incognito, Lisa Stansfield, Lewis Taylor, Artful Dodger, Paul Young, Iggy Pop, Level 42, Porcupine Tree, OSI, King Crimson, Shooter, Dizrhythmia, The Pineapple Thief The Kings Of Oblivion, Sam Brown, Tom Robinson, Go West, Black, Gail Ann Dorsey, B J Cole, Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin, Nathan East, Yasuaki Shimizu, Camouflage, Kevin Ayers, Claudio Baglioni, Franco Battiato, Chizuko Yoshihiro, Renaissance Mick Karn, Eros Ramazzotti, Nick Johnston, Randy Goodrum, Fates Warning.
In 2002 Gavin joined Porcupine Tree and in 2007 Harrison began a long term collaboration with singer/extended range bass player 05Ric, which led to the release of three CDs, Drop (2007), Circles (2009) and The Man Who Sold Himself (2012).
In 2008, Harrison joined King Crimson as part of a dual-drummer line-up with Pat Mastelotto. He played a number of shows in the United States in August with the band.
On 23 August 2011, Gavin was a featured performer on the 'Late Show with David Letterman' as part of their second "Drum Solo Week", along with such players as Stewart Copeland, Neil Peart, and Dennis Chambers.
As of September 2014, Gavin plays live in the new formation of King Crimson, as one of the three drummers.
In August 2018, just prior to the release of The Pineapple Thief's 12th studio album Dissolution, the band announced that Gavin officially joined the band as a full member.
Do not miss this rare opportunity to interact with one of the most influential drummers on the scene today.