damianmaguire

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DEVELOPMENTS AND PERFORMING ARTS

AKA - Space
Manager/Producer – Magic Cloud
Session Drummer/Composer - Since 1995
Bsc Hons (Music, Business & Economics)
2nd Instruments: Violin, Piano/Synth, Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Vocals


Over 20 years Community experience and in the Performing Arts industry, including:

- Regional Research Assistant for South West Green Party
- Local Elections Candidate for Boscombe West
- Musical Assistant Trainee for CODA Fiddle Orchestra in local schools
- Drummer & Stage Assistant for Theatre including Artemis, Sound Solutions & Dead Rat Theatre
- Promoter for Bands/Artists including Kaira & Hatstandy Andy

Jazz/Session Musician & Composer since 1995 . A touring musician for over 15 years, including for Theatre, Orchestra, World Music, Functions & Cruise Ship (Caribbean). Teaching experience includes working in Schools, Youth Work and Mental Health/Rehabilitation.


1993 onwards: Performed/Composed/Recorded with bands/artists:

Godhead, Huncho Gringo (AKA - Mangusto), Karin Karian (Jazz) (with Joe Limburn), , Kathouse, Mothership Oracle, Uncle Fester (with Paul Spencer), Mostly Water, The Discord, Cabinet of Living Cinema (with Camilo Tirado), Vontramps, Manikin Time Shark (AKA - Blacksnow), Mazeltov (Klezmer), G13 (Jazz), Tredmill, The Light Brigade, Space Ace Robot (Solo Act) Kobandallas (with Andy Gilmore), La Luna E Le Stelle, Nick Collis (Trio), Perico," ", Purple Heads & Cavendish Sessions (with Paul Owen) MC Biddle, Psy Groove, Resistance, Sea Monkeys, Freejam, The Two Steps, Legion of Boscombe and Ian Ellis (Trio) (with Ben Taylor).



MUSIC - TRACK RECORD


1988 – 1997: Training includes with St John’s Choir School, Dorset Youth Percussion Ensemble, Bournemouth and Dorset Youth Orchestra’s, Wavendon Summer Jazz Course, Violin/Piano Grades (with Jack Maguire) Boscombe Samba Group, and local African Drum Circles

1995-2000: Gigged Bournemouth Circuit with bands including Uncle Fester and Mangusto. Performances included: HMS President, London, The Egg Festival, Southampton, Hothouse, Bournemouth, Poole Arts Centre, Poole, National Music Day, Poole, Blanford Festival, Boscombe Community Fair

1994 - Album with Mostly Water (3 Days Past Haven) (Had Radio Play on 2CR FM)

1995-1997: BTEC National Diploma in Pop Music (Bournemouth College)

Jazz/World Music Drummer/Percussionist from age 16, including residency with Karin Karian Quintet (with Joe Limburn YJMY). In 1999 became Full Time Drummer on Cruise (Emerald, Caribbean) (with Tim Fulker)

Gigged Glasgow Circuit with The Discord. Teaching experience includes long placements with CODA Fiddle Orchestra ( Musical Trainee Assistant in local schools) as Weekly Workshop Leader for Lifescopes (Mental Health/Recovery). and Workshop Leader for Edukid (Overseas/African Charity).

2010 onwards:

Gigged Bournemouth circuit and festivals with Manikin Time Shark. Performances including: Kozmik Kens Psychedelic Dream Festival, The Anvil (with Psy Groove) and Space Ritual (Hawkwind members) support. Weddings/Functions with Mazeltov

Drummer in Hopefool children’s play (by Sharon Muriuru) with actors from Dr Who and The Bill.

Drummer/Assistant for Loose Change (Musical) (South UK Tour 2010) (Sound Solutions)

Performances in London with Nick Collis (Jazz Trio), The Two Steps (Jazz Group) and Cabinet of Living Cinema (Film Rescoring). Drummer/Assistant in Hitchcock's - The Pleasure Garden (Orchestral Film Re-score by Dan Cohen,

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