About


David Ingamells was born in 1990 and started to play the drum kit at the age of seven. His drum kit teachers have included Trevor Tomkins, Ralph Salmins and Andrew Bain. He has also studied percussion with David Corkhill, Michael Skinner and Andy Leask. In 2009 he was awarded a place to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Martin Hathaway, Scott Stroman and Malcolm Edmonstone. He is currently a Fellow of the Guildhall School. Whilst at the Guildhall David was part of the Guildhall Jazz Orchestra and had the opportunity to play with the Southbank Sinfonia, as well as being involved in several projects featuring musicians such as Mike Gibbs and Nikki Iles. He graduated from the Guildhall in 2013 with a First Class Honours and was awarded both the Chartered Surveyors' Prize and the Yahama Jazz Scholarship in the same year.


He has performed at various jazz clubs in London, including Charlie Wright’s and the 606 Club, in addition to concert venues such as Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican Hall and St. John’s, Smith Square. He has also performed in the Isle of Wight, Marlborough and Lillehammer Jazz Festivals, as well as the City of London Festival and the BBC Proms.