UK percussionist Joëlle Barker is known for her sensitivity and dynamism. She prides herself on her adaptability, versatility and endurance as a female session drummer.
Since graduating from SOAS University of London, Joëlle has worked with numerous acts worldwide, including artists such as Yasmin Levy, Above and beyond, Celloman and Ruby Turner. Theatre and dance credits include The Royal Shakespeare Company, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sonia Sabri Dance co, Kilndle Theatre (Kiln), and Now and Then Productions.
Joëlle Performs regularly with TG Collective (flamenco/jazz/classical), Del Camino (salsa) and Julian Smith (pop/classical). Alongside ample session work and education - she is engaged in recording projects of her own, such as her co work with Barker & Moon and Audiobee. Joelle is keen to embrace her trained passion for dance, and keen ear for composition by recording new work for dance, theatre and media.
Drum kit (acoustic and electric) ~ Cajon ~ Congas/Latin ~ Frame Drums ~ Arabic/World Percussion. Joëlle is endorsed by Cooperman Drums