Ash Soan

Session Drummer

As one of the UK’s most successful session drummers, Ash has played on over 34 Top 10 albums (14 of which were Number 1), and 14 top 10 singles (seven of which were Number 1). Adele, CeeLo Green, Sinéad O’Connor, Sheryl Crow, Robbie Williams, James Morrison, Will Young, Squeeze, Lewis Taylor, Hamish Stuart, The Waterboys, Jeff Lorber, Trevor Horn and Seal, Rumer, Terry Reid, Ronnie Wood and Dionne Warwick are just a small selection of the artists Ash has performed with over the years.

Ash performed with Mike Oldfield at the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. He was the house drummer on the BBC/ITV TV show The Voice for seven years and played on the Terminator Genisis and Mission Impossible Fallout soundtracks for composer Lorne Balfe. Ash also played on the Kung Fu Panda 3 and The Lion King 2019 soundtracks for Hans Zimmer.

The central part of his career has been within the recording industry. Over the past 20 years, Ash has recorded 58 Top 10 albums for artists including Cher, Seal, Robbie Williams, Billy Idol, Adele, Enrique Iglesias, Dionne Warwick and Rumer, James Morrison, CeeLo Green, Celine Dion and Ronan Keating. His discography also includes 18 Top 10 singles, and to date, he’s recorded 29 No. 1 albums and 10 No. 1 singles which have featured on various pop and rock charts around the world. View his full Discography here.

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