Elliott Henshaw (Independent)

Elliott has been an in demand drummer for many years now working with artists and bands that include; Shirley Bassey, John Lord and Roger Glover (Deep Purple), Paul Anka, Michael Ball, Leo Sayer, Joe Longthorne, Jane McDonald, Tony Christie, Kirk Whalum, David Benoit, Russell Watson, Andy Abraham, Keely Smith, Tony Hadley, Limahl, The BBC Big Band, Syd Laurence Orchestra, The Drifters, Gwen Dickie, Gabriella Cilmi, Georgie Fame, Stefanie Heinzmann, Mathew Herbert, Bob Mintzer, Mike Stern, Laurie Holloway and Michael Feinstein. His West End credits include; Lion King, The Rat Pack, The Bodyguard, Jersey Boys, The Producers, Thriller and Priscilla Queen of The Desert. He runs his own band – The Elliott Henshaw Band - that has frequently headlined at Ronnie Scotts club in London and released an album – Is That Not What You Wanted. He also co-runs a band with Simon Niblock - Spice Fusion - whose debut album, Trying Too Hard, is currently on sale.

In 2012 Elliott had the idea to produce a 25th Anniversary Buddy Rich Memorial concert at the Palladium in London. He was the Creative director of the event hosted by Buddy’s daughter Cathy Rich and he performed alongside many leading names in the international drumming community.

Elliott uses Echo Custom drums, Zildjian cymbals, Aquarian heads, Protection Racket cases, The BC2 by Porter and Davies, Vater Sticks, Lion Cajons, Read Audio monitors, Cymbomute, Jobeky Drums, Roland Drums.

More details can be found at www.elliotthenshaw.com