MATTHEW HOLMES is a freelance drummer based in the Birmingham area. Former student of Leeds College of Music and a current student at Birmingham Conservatoire he has received tuition from prestigious musicians like Malcolm Edmonstone, Andrew Bain, and Dave Holland. Matthew has preformed at notable venues such as the o2 Academy Sheffield, The Cockpit Leeds, and the Royal Military School of Music London. Matthew now preforms regularly around the Birmingham jazz scene with the funk group Shokunin.