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MusikMesse 2013, Frankfurt

Possibly the most intensely terrifying thing I have done was to play at this years (2013) Musik Messe in FrankfurtDiril Cymbals asked if I could attend and, of course, being an endorser of the finest handmade Turkish cymbals around, I said "yes".

 Me with Mr Ibrahim Diril, The Diril Cymbals Germany team & two mighty fine drummers: Sebastian Gross and Francesco Rivabene

I didn't really think much more about it until the day arrived.  I had to leave Berlin at 4am to catch the train and by 2pm I was at Musik Messe, at the Diril Cymbals stand and already being coaxed into playing at the biggest music fair in Europe.

 Drum face!

It took me until the next day, (Saturday), to pluck up the nerve and jump on the kit properly, but I am proud to say that I did it and here is some video proof (!):

(At the moment, the only way to view these videos is on my Facebook Group, but I am hoping to get copies for this blog soon)


Diril Catalogue 2013