Tina Clarke is joining British Drum Co. as Artist Relations Manager. With a wealth of experience as International Artist Relations Manager at Avedis Zildjian, Tina is perfectly suited to the role of Artist Relations Manager at British Drum Co, supporting artists as they promote the BDC brand on a global basis.
Mel Stewart, Brand Development Manager at British Drum Co., says, “Everyone at British Drum Co. is really excited at the prospect of Tina joining the team. Tina possesses a unique set of skills and such a breadth of experience that will benefit BDC as it continues to grow its brand globally. We believe that British Drum Co. will give Tina the perfect platform to continue her career doing what she does best with a growing family of world class artists. We cannot wait to begin this journey and look forward to a bright and promising future together.”
Tina is equally thrilled at the new opportunities that British Drum Co. presents. “I’m excited to be joining the British Drum Company as their Artist Relations Manager. BDC is a drum brand that I’ve long respected due to the craftsmanship and beauty of their drums and the spirit of the company. Their enthusiasm, dedication and passion for drums and the drum community as a whole, is both inspiring and contagious. I’m looking forward to my new role, continuing to work with world-class artists and seeing what the future will bring for BDC globally”.
Keith Keough, CEO of British Drum Co. is very enthusiastic about Tina’s decision to join BDC. “Tina is a colossus in the drum world. She commands respect from everyone who works with her because she knows everything about the challenges that face brands in the world of drums and drumming. Personally, I am delighted that Tina has accepted our invitation to join the BDC family and I cannot wait to start working with her.”
British Drum Co. Managing Director, Al Murray, added, “Tina’s decision to join us at British Drum Co. is, for me, a really big deal. Every one in the industry knows and respects Tina for her dedication to her artists. I have known Tina for many years and always been impressed by the regard in which she is held, and now she is part of the BDC family – I couldn’t be happier! Welcome aboard Tina!”
British Drum Co., which launched in September 2015, was founded by master drum maker Keith Keough; Kasabian drummer Ian Matthews; top-level marching specialist Stu Warmington; and award winning comedian and drum enthusiast Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord. The ranks expanded when in 2017 The Verve &Charlatans drummer, Pete Salisbury, joined the company.