Meet Carl


Friendly, patient and reliable drum teacher from Norwich, Norfolk with 25 years experience !


Whether you are a beginner and want to learn how to play or you are at an advanced level and want to further your skills, work on your technique, grooves and drum fills.


I will help you achieve your goals while having fun in a relaxed and professional environment at Earth Studio in Norwich on salhouse Road  saturdays and i'm available to give private lessons at schools and colleges in the Norwich City and Great Yarmouth surrounding area's of Norfolk.

I also house visit students who have their own drum kits. I am fully CRB checked and hold a  current certificute if requested.



My teaching style is targeted towards more of a practical coaching method to give my students the motivation and the tools they will need, whether it may just be for fun or if they wish to take it to a higher level, play in a band locally in Norwich or make it a career and want to prepare for music college i can help !

I teach all styles of drumming from rock, soul, blues, funk, Jazz, latin, Hip-Hop & house drumming. Also available to do percussion/cajon lessons and workshops in Norwich.



I also teach from the well renowned Drumsense program, teaching from books Vol 1 and Vol 2 for beginners introducing Rock, blues, funk and jazz drumming also giving the student a solid introduction to learning how to read drum music.



At the age of 15 I joined the East Norfolk Jazz Orchestra and toured Europe and the US, then went on to achieve a B-Tech National Diploma in Popular Music. After college I played in many different projects and bands including some shows working with some of the finest musicians around the Norwich area. 


I, alongside my brother Greg, am currenty enjoying much success on the UK Soul scene with our Soul/funk band-THE DOGGETT BROTHERS. We have proudly SOLD OUT at The famous Jazz Cafe London and our album 'Daylight' was album of the week on Jazz FM.  

The band have suppoted Alexander O'Neil and Dj pioneer Trevor Nelson. Carl and Greg have worked alongside some of the finest UK soul singers including Laura Jackson (Cool Million) Katie Hector (Incognito) Natasha Watts and soul legend Kenny Thomas who will be featuring on the next album.


The Doggett Brothers recently received an award at The East Anglian Soul Awards for  ' The Favourite UK Soul Group'



The Doggett Brothers are heard on soul stations around UK and internationally from the BBC, Jazz FM, Solar and Stomp radio. Their album Daylight is availiable on Itunes and to purchase from Amazon and Soul Brother Records. The bands

latest single Lover is available to download via Itunes on Ashwood Records.




The Doggett Brothers - Lover (Officail Music Video)                               Live at The Pizza Express Jazz Club London