Projects, Bands & Live


UK female percussionist Joëlle Barker

Current projects include

I am now drummer with Benji Kirkpatric and The Excess, and very much looking forward to the future with this great power trio!

I work solo with DJ’s and as duo with sax player ( clarinet) Katie Stevens, check out Joellebees percussion, sax and DJ for updates.

Barker and Moon: Collaboration/ performance duo with guitarist, Oudist and composer Frank Moon. Frame drums, Riqq darbuka

Percussionist with Edwin Starr band, The Team.

Previous projects

RSC: From 2011 free lance percussionist with Royal Shakespeare Company, credits include: Marat Sade 2011, Wendy and Peter pan 2013, The Roaring Girl (drummer/MD) 2014, Othello (dep) 2015

TG Collective: Band member from 2010, recording credits – ‘Release thePenguins’ UK and international tours including numerous Jazz festivals. Cajon and ‘world kit’

Del Camino: Member of UK’s top salsa band from 2007. Residency at Birminghams’ Jamhouse venue and many salsa events and weddings. Congas.

Julian Smith: Since 2012 Joelle has worked on and off with Britains’ got talent star JS. Percussion and Drums

Rabscallion: Members of The Old Dance School (folk) make up the core of this Ceilidh Band, Joelle has played numerous weddings with this collective. Drums

UK female percussionist Joëlle Barker

Previous projects
Above and Beyond: Acoustic live shows at Porchester Hall London 2012 Drums and Percussion

Yasmin Levy: Internation tours from 2008-2009 Middle eastern Percussion

Attab Haddad: Duo- Oud and Percussion, also member of Attab Haddad Quintet london and Saudi Arabia. Arabic percussion and ‘World Kit’

Celloman: Uk shows 2004-2005 including Glastonbury Dance Arena. Percussion set.

If you are interested in working with Joelle, please get in touch and provide some links to your music.