Charalampos Margaritidis ‘Babis’ came to London 9 years ago and studied at London College of Music and Media under great tutors such as: Paul Elliot, Pete Cater, Darryn Farugia and Bosco Di’Oliviera. After his graduating with a Bmus Hons Degree he started teaching privately as well as in schools. Babis works as a session drummer all around London and he also performs with his own band Jade Vine in the style of progressive rock. The band has realised their first cd last January.
He started playing professionaly at the age of 16 gigging all around Greece.
His influences are drummers like Jeff Porcaro, Steve Gadd, Simmon Phillips, Gavin Harrison and many more.
During his 3 years at Drumtech Babis specialized in latin and mediterranean percussion.