Paul Hose’s career as a drummer is colourful and diverse. Not only is Paul known and respected as a teacher, but as a concert performer, and recording artist too.
Paul’s live work includes television broadcast productions, arena concerts, festivals, touring theatre shows and much more. Paul has worked with a host of artists from across the musical spectrum including Country star, Sarah Jory, The English National Ballet, Grammy award winning Tom Chapin, producer Steve Chapin and guitar virtuoso, Lee Wrathe. Paul also toured extensively with the A1 Events production, “To be Frank,” a tribute to Sinatra and the Rat Pack under the musical direction of Matt Stacey over a six-year period.
Recent and forthcoming collaborations are equally as diverse including Hip-Hop rapper, Duke 01, DJ Johnny Crump and world renowned musicians – organist, Brett Wales and bassist, Karl Bingham. As an educator, Paul has taught and given lectures (in a clinic environment) in his native UK and in Spain, Singapore, USA and Brazil.
Paul also owns the nationally recognised, MLC-Academy in Nottingham, England. MLC-Academy – some fifteen teachers and over 300 students is a testament to Paul’s hard work and ever-growing passion to offer a high level of music education in a contemporary setting to anyone regardless of age or ability.
Paul’s work in education has been recognised by the Vic Firth Company who awarded Paul with “An outstanding contribution to teaching.”
February 2010 saw Paul perform with the Chapin family at the Paramount Theatre in New York city as part of the Jim Chapin memorial concert. Jim taught Paul for some six years and performing at the memorial amongst a host a legendary musicians was an honour.
2010 also saw the release of Paul’s co-authored critically acclaimed book, Drumset for beginners (Alfred Publishing).
Paul works closely with music industry manufacturers, Sabian, Evans, Roland, Vic Firth and recently became head of Education at Natal drums and percussion.
Current projects include the development of a series of online lessons for Modern Drummer magazine, a new and exciting interactive educational experience which is set for release in September 2012 and an album with Duke 01 and Johnny Crump. Paul also works closely with producer, David Buckley at Curly Lead studios.
Paul is a member of the MU, NAMM, Antenna and GRAMMY.
*Cumulative hits across a series of 18 films
- 14″ HHX Evolution Hi-hats
- 14″ HHX Groove Hi-hats
- 13″ HHX Evolution Hi-hats
- 17″ HHX Legacy Crash
- 18″ HHX Studio Crash
- 16″ HHX Evolution
- 15″ AAX Studio Crash
- 20″ HHX Evolution Ride
- 22″ Artisan Medium Ride
- 21″ Fierce Ride
- 22″ Legacy Heavy Ride
- 14″ AAX Mini Chinese
- 7″ .HHX Evolution Splash
- 10 x 5.5″ maple stave snare
- 12 x 5.5″ bubinga stave snare
- 14 x 5.5″ dark bronze snare
- 10 x 8″ tom
- 12 x 9″ tom
- 14 x 14″ tom
- 16 x 16″ tom
- 18 x 16″ bass
- 20 x 18″ bass
- G1 coated
- G2 coated
- EQ3 bass
Sticks, brushes and mallets – Vic Firth exclusively
- A variety of sticks, brushes and mallets used
- Preferred stick – Jojo Mayer signature
Cases – Protection Racket exclusively