ABOUT PETE LOCKETT:
Percussionist Pete Lockett performs in a variety of musical styles and settings including traditional Carnatic and Hindustani music of North and South India, Taiko drumming, Blues, Rock & Roll, jazz, classical, and folk. Lockett has recorded and/or performed with such groups and artists as BjÃ¶rk, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Dido, Bill Bruford, Jeff Beck, Ustad Zakir Hussain, The Verve, Steve Smith, Nelly Furtado, Evelyn Glennie, Craig Armstrong, Dave Weckl, Thomas Lang, Nicko McBrain, Vanessa-Mae, Errol Brown, Simon Phillips, Kodo, A. R. Rahman, and Eumir Deodato. He arranged and recorded all the ethnic percussion for five James Bond films and many other Hollywood blockbuster movies. Lockett has taught and lectured worldwide, including at the Royal College of Music and Berklee College of Music. He has written over one hundred articles for such magazines as Modern Drummer, Rhythm, and SA Drums. Lockett has also released two drum techniques books. The most recent of the two books is entitled Indian Rhythms for Drumset.