David Hicks

Author and publisher of instructional book "Stick Figures" about Australian drummers - for more details go to
Experience includes local and international freelance work with artists including:- Patrizio Buanne, Allan Zavod, Carl Orr, Randy Brecker, Matthew Kirsch, Linda George, Spectrum, The Drifters, Andy Cowan, Broderick Smith, The Seekers (Australasia and UK tours), Brian Cadd, Max Merritt, Skyhooks, Normie Rowe, Colleen Hewitt, Glenn Shorrock and Doug Parkinson. Performed in the pit orchestras / bands since 1989 for the following professional theatre productions:- Man of La Mancha; Les Miserables; Wizard of Oz; Nunsense; Hair; Rocky Horror Show; Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; Ginger Meggs; 42nd Street; Barry Humphries' "Look at Me When I’m Talking to You"; Assassins; A Little Night Music; Into the Woods; Chicago; She Loves Me; Call Me Madam, Guys and Dolls, Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, Lion King, The Boyfriend, The Producers, Wicked, Next To Normal and West Side Story.
Recordings : a wide variety of session work including "All the Best" (Maurie Fields); "Leading Lady" & "Somewhere: the Songs of Sondheim & Bernstein"(Marina Prior); "Head Over Heels"(Whirling Furphies) and “When The Night Comes In” (Andy Cowan).
Featured in DVDs released across Australia and New Zealand : Max Merritt and the Meteors Live in Concert (DAVID0079, available thru www.umbrellaent.com.au), and Andy Cowan – A Tale of Two Cities (#5046798642, available thru www.abcmusic.com.au), Concert for Max – The Benefit concert for Max Merritt (Sony/BMG 800299) .

19 Jackson St
Northcote, VIC


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