Ralph Salmins Live at Remo Drummer Night 2017 UK Legend kicks off Drummer Event of the Year Ralph Salmins Live at Remo Drummer Night 2017 Ralph Salmins kicked off the Remo Drummer Night 2017 on September 23 in Manchester. This second edition of the Remo evening in support of Teenage Cancer Trust featured 17 different drummers, including John "JR" Robinson, Simon Phillips, Tommy Aldridge, Jeremy Stacey and 11 others that we will all feature in different video articles. Ralph Salmins is one of Britain's greatest drummers; only his soundtrack movie credits are more than 150, let alone the top of the bill recordings and live shows he did during his career.

During Remo Drummer Night 2017 Ralph Salmins started the evening with the Average White Band's Pick up the Pieces, playing it with the All Star band put together by Karl Brazil. Ralph's versatility is directly visible at the first glance at his recording- and live references that include Aretha Franklin, Tori Amos, Girls Aloud, Rick Astley, Jeff Beck, Alice Cooper and Michael Buble. He also worked with composers such as Hans Zimmer (ao Rain Man, Gladiator) and John Williams (ao the Harry Potter movies).

In 2011, Ralph joined The Waterboys playing on their latest albums 'An Appointment With Mr. Yates' and 'Modern Blues'. He continues to perform internationally and record with the band. Ralph composes and produces for his production music company, Made Up Music at his studio The Bunker. Ralph is a professor at London's Royal College of Music & The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ralph Salmins plays Pick up the Pieces Live at Remo Drummernight 2017


Remo Drummer Night
Remo Drummer Night 2017 took place during The UK Drum show on Saturday September 23, 2017 in Manchester. Just like the Remo Drummer Night in 2008, the concert was organized to support the Teenage Cancer Trust.

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Remo Drummer Night Artists & Songs
  • Ralph Salmins - Pick up the Pieces (Average White Band)
    Gretsch, Sabian
  • Jamie Morrison - Sunshine of your Love (Cream)
    Sakae, Istanbul Agop
  • Matty Brown - Stay too Long (Plan B)
    Pearl, Sabian
  • Jeremy Stacey - Knock yourself out (Tower of Power)
    Tama, Istanbul Agop
  • Thomas Lang - The Other Side of the Fence (Jonny Lang)
    DW, Meinl
  • Steve White - My Ever Changing Moods (Style Council)
    Yamaha, Zildjian
  • Gary Wallis - You got the Love (Chaka Khan & Rufus)
    DW, Zildjian
  • Mike Dolbear/Al Murray - Dance with the Devil (Cozy Powell)
    Mapex, British Drum Company
  • John Thomson - Always There (Incognito)
    Sakae, Zildjian
  • Alexis Nunez - Black Pocket (Vulfpeck)
    Sonor, Sabian
  • Joe Donovan - I wanna be adored (The Stone Roses)
    British Drum Company, Zildjian
  • Tommy Aldridge - Crying in the Rain (Whitesnake)
    Yamaha, Paiste
  • Gerald Haywood - Spain (Al Jarreau)
    DW, Zildjian
  • Andy Gangadeen - Rock 'n' Roll (Led Zeppelin)
    Mapex, Zildjian
  • Simon Phillips - Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder)
    Tama, Zildjian
  • John "JR" Robinson - Ain't Nobody (Chaka Khan)
    DW, Paiste

Drum Brands supporting Remo Drummer Night
  • British Drum Company
  • DW - Drum Workshop
  • Gretsch
  • Istanbul Agop
  • Mapex
  • Meinl
  • Paiste
  • Pearl
  • Sabian
  • Sakae
  • Sonor
  • Tama
  • Yamaha
  • Zildjian
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