Jamiel Blake is a Drummer & Musical Director. He has already established himself as one of UK’s most talented and sought-after drummers on the popular music scene. Jamiel started playing the drums at 12 years old in church coming from a Christian background. His eclectic style, ranging from Gospel to R&B to Rock/Pop is inspiring, different, evocative and bursting with untrammelled energy. His feel can be described in a variety of ways: powerful, hard backbeat, accurate and groove-based. Self-taught from a young age Jamiel went on to study at Drumtech where he developed as a drummer in Drum concepts, Drum technique, Sight reading, Latin percussion, contemporary styles and popular music.
Blake has worked with artists like: Mary J Blige, Sam Smith, Rita Ora, Jonas Blue, Gavin James, Ella Henderson, Calum Scott & many more.
He is currently Griff’s Musical Director.
The work includes:
- booking gigs and working with production teams
- managing calendars, itineraries, contracts etc.