This month, legendary session drummer Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie is heading to Australia for an in conversation event. Purdie is one of the most accomplished session musicians in history. He is often considered to be one of the most innovative and influential funk musicians.

Over the course of his illustrious career Purdie has worked with greats like Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley, B.B. King, James Brown, Steeley Dan, Louis Armstrong, Cat Stevens, Joe Cocker and many more.

Watch: Bernard “Pretty” Purdie: The Legendary Purdie Shuffle


Purdie will be heading to Melbourne’s Western Heights College to host his in conversation and drum clinic event. It’s all happening on Friday 30th on November. Tickets available here.

We’re giving away five passes to the event, entry is simple, just fill in the form below and let us know who your favourite drummer is. Competition closes Friday 30th of November at 12pm.


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