Corrie Dick

Glaswegian Corrie Dick is an innovative musician on the UK music scene. He is known for his fluency and gritty sound, as well as his joy on the drums. His prolific and varied activity has created a buzz in the UK’s jazz scene. He tours with Maarten Hogenhuis (Dutch saxophonist), the trio of Isfar Sarabski, the trumpeter sensation Laura Jurd, and fellow Creatures, an exciting new project by Jasper Hoiby, international powerhouse bassist. His debut album, “Impossible Things”, was released in November 2015. It received critical acclaim. He also showcases his remarkable abilities as a composer and lyricist. His blend of contemporary jazz and Celtic folk music is complemented by North African rhythms. Corrie graduated as a Trinity Laban jazz student in gold. He has continued his learning and composition within the Chaos Collective, an organization and record label that he founded with his closest collaborators, Elliot Galvin and BBC New Generation artist Laura Jurd. He is the BBC’s Young Scottish Jazz Musician Award 2013 winner. Corrie has been a “young master of modern grooves”, having studied traditional music from Ghana and Morocco. Corrie has won numerous accolades, including the BBC’s 2013 Young Scottish Jazz Musician Award, the Scottish Jazz Awards “Up and Coming artist” in 2012, and many others while at college. He was also nominated for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards multiple times, and he owes his talent to the many supportive communities that he has helped to. He is an alumnus of the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra as well as the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland. He has also been mentored and coached by Kendrick Scott, Ari Hoenig, and Saddiq Addy (a nephew of Mustapha Tettey Addy). Along with his talented creative partner, Rob Luft, he has studied traditional music from Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Benin, as well as other parts of Africa. Corrie is an innovative, open-minded and curious talent that is bound to expand the definition of what it means for a drummer. Visit

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