Bertie Atkinson is a London-based musician and performer specialising in Jazz, Rock and Popular music. He received his undergraduate degree from City University, London with tuition from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he specialised in Jazz Drum Kit under Andrew Bain.
Bertie performs frequently with a number of bands and artists across the country. He has had the pleasure of performing at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, St David’s Hall, The Barbican Centre, Cross The Tracks Festival and Indigo2.
Working from a fully-equipped, personal recording studio in North-West London, Bertie can be heard on a number of releases for this year. His remote session work has allowed him to meet and work with a wide array of artists around the world.
In addition to live performance, Bertie is an experienced teacher offering drum kit lessons from his studio, and through a number of online platforms. His enthusiasm and dedication to the instrument encourages all students from complete beginners, to those looking to further their playing professionally. Working from a wealth of resources, he is able to guide his students through lessons on technique, drum notation and aural practises.