Jan Vincent Velazco (Independent/The Beautiful Game)

Jan- Vincent started playing drums at the age of 13. He went to the Yamaha School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music where he studied with Pete Riley of Republica and Mike Sturgis of 21 Guns, Wishbone Ash and Asia.

Jan-Vincent is a versatile drummer and has played for many bands in London (rock, metal, hardcore, indie and electronic)

He has played extensively both in and outside of the London circuit including venues such as Indigo O2, O2 Academy, Brixton Jamm, The Barfly, Dublin Castle, The Borderline and at some big festivals with his band The Beautiful Game, which has opened for The Bluetones and played at the same festivals as Reef, Toploader and Republica. They also headlined Oxjam which was opened by Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden and are supporting Dean Mumford of The Rifles and Neville Staple of the legendary band The Specials.

Jan-Vincent also played drums for the Lexus Car TV commercial which featured Kylie Minogue.