Hi and welcome to my long awaited, new and official website! Visit the studio page to find out more about about my studio and hear some of the music and drum tracks recorded there. Come back soon and you will find information on past and current events, shows and recordings within my biography, news, gallery, and discography pages. To keep posted on updates, please sign up for my mailing list. For professional or general enquiries you can get in touch with me via the contact page or for general questions which may also interest other visitors please use the "Ask Stuart" page.
I'd like to say a very special thank you to Kirk Kiester for building this website for me and for his tireless work in searching and compiling archive videos and discography info. Thank you also to Michelle Wong and Grace Tuppil for their photos.
I am thrilled to announce that I have just recently been accepted as a DW drum artist and now proudly endorse their beautiful drums. My playing style and choice of equipment has gone full circle in recent years and I'm really excited about going back to a vintage classic style drum kit. Thanks to Garrison and Steve V at DW for contacting me with the good news.
I have proudly endorsed Zildjian cymbals exclusively since 1980 and thrilled that Zildjian continue to support my cymbal needs so many years on! Being part of their growing family is a great honour for me. It is also of special signficance to me that the same guys, Tina Clarke and Bob Wicling are still there! every time I see them at Zildjian events its like coming home to family at Christmas! Thanks guys!
Only recently (October 2013) I joined the Vic Firth family as an endorsee for their world renowned sticks. I was so blown away by the feel of VF sticks that I simply had to make the change. the balance, weight and even the pitch of every stick is matched by pair. Thanks to Joe Testa at VF for making this happen!
I have endorsed Remo drum heads since 1994. Before that I must have tried every new fad that came out from other manufacturers but always came back to good ol classic Ambassadors coated or clear or depending on the drum kit, pinstripes. Those three heads have everything I will ever need to cover all musical situations . Remo is the original and still the best in my opinion, they started it all! Thank you Remo for your support and Gary Mann for still being there!
I am very happy to announce that as of August 2014 I have become a Roland UK artist and now endorse their products. I have been using Roland gear for well over 20 years in the studio and on the road and recorded many albums using their triggers and pads either on or augmenting my acoustic drums. A big thank you to Jamie Franklin and Daniel Burton for taking me on.
I've just been invited into the protection racket family and now proudly endorse their amazing cases. I have been using them for many years now and just love soft cases for my drums. Not only are they much lighter to carry than the traditional fibre cases, the soft padded interior protects my drums from scratches and scuffs and on the odd occasion where I have to transport them myself they are very kind to the interior of my car! Thanks to Dean Bowdery for the kind invitation!!