BARRY VAN ZYL

Barry Van Zyl is a drummer, percussionist, producer, composer and entrepreneur based in Cape Town, South Africa. He studied at Drumtech in London and at The Musicians Institute, Hollywood, CA. He’s been a member of the Johnny Clegg Band since 1999, with a global touring schedule. These tours include Western Europe, the UK, the USA, Canada and Australasia. Recent highlights included performing and recording with Annie Lennox, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Sipho Hotstix Mabuse, Ernest Ranglin, Brian May, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, The London Chamber Orchestra, The Soweto Gospel Choir and Oliver Mtukudzi. So you can imagine how excited he got when he called some friends to join him at Studio 7!

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