About Colin Aldridge Drum Lessons

 The drum teacher’s teacher.

Over 30 Years of Teaching

Colin can teach you to play drums from scratch or improve your knowledge from an initial evaluation lesson to any level you aspire to

Colin has taught many people over the last 36 years from absolute beginner and seen them grow into players of a very high standard, many of whom are actively playing, or teaching, all over the country.

Exam Tuition

No matter your level, Colin can teach you to your exam expectations.

Over 30 Years of Excellence

Colin is regularly referred to as the drum teacher’s teacher.

Colin has played all over the world…

As a first call session player, from cruise ships, to international artists in theatre and cabaret. Colin has also played for many years in Keynsham orchestra covering many symphonic works where his knowledge of timpani and tuned percussion made him a first call local percussionist. 

Colin teaches drum lessons every day in school for the local Bristol education authority so you can be rest assured Colin is LEA approved and CRB checked.

Colin Aldridge

Why Learn With Colin?


Teacher for Over 30 Years

Colin has endless experience working with learners of all levels.


Hundreds of Learners Taught

Many of whom go on to drum at incredibly high levels.


Located in the Heart of Bristol

Making access to lessons incredibly simple.


Proper Kits

You’ll always learn on a real, full drum kit.


What Our Students Say

Colin is an extremely patient and meticulous teacher, which allowed me to feel confident that he would get me to my current standard of playing!

Jane Doe


I was a total beginner when I first started getting tuition from Colin. He broke everything down into easy to understand stages, and then taught me to put it all together. I really enjoyed my tuition sessions

Arnold Smith