Pete Lockett Biography (Wikipedia)
Pete Lockett is an English percussionist and recording artist. Lockett is known as a versatile and prolific percussionist, collaborating with many artists. He is well-versed in percussion traditions from music cultures around the world, from traditional Carnatic and Hindustani music of North and South India to traditional Japanese taiko drumming; from blues, funk and rock to classical, folk and ethnic and from Arabic to Electronic. His extensive list of instruments includes north/south Indian — tabla, mridangam, kanjira, ghatam, vocal percussion, dholak, naal, bhangra dhol; Middle Eastern darabuka, req, bendir, frame-drums; and Latin American — congas, bongos, timbales and berimbau. The Irish bodhran, Nigerian udu, West African djembe, Japanese taiko, Western drum set and many weird and wonderful percussion effects and self-built instruments round off his résumé. He also works extensively with electronics and samplers, both live and in the studio, to create densely alternative percussion fabrics.
Pete Lockett Tracks