AJ Rousell – Drum Teacher

AJ Rousell

AJ is a Professional Drummer and Educator in the Bristol area. Having spent his youth studying at a number of established institutes, AJ spends his time teaching and being active as a working musician in various music scenes. 

As part of the Vic Firth Education Team he teaches over 80 students a week, which includes teaching at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). His educational product “The Drummer’s Odyssey” was released in 2017 and received a 4/5 star book review in the Uk's leading drum magazine, 'RHTYHM'.  

Having honed his craft by playing in churches whilst growing up, and then gigging extensively as an adult, AJ has built a reputation as a regularly called upon musician. As a session player he has shared the stage with a number of Bristol's solo artists, which includes headlining the Bristol 02 Academy with Makala Cheung

AJ is endorsed by Vic Firth Drumsticks, Bill Sanders Practice Pads and Cosmic Ears In-Ear Monitoring. He is passionate about music and committed to his work as a musician and an educator.


Monday – Friday:10am – 7pm
Saturday:10am – 4pm
AJ Rousell Drum Teacher