Alyn Cosker

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Alyn CoskerAlyn Cosker – drums

Born in Irvine in 1979, Alyn started playing drums at the age of thirteen. He won a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in 1985 but never got round to taking it up, instead taking a BA (Hons) degree in Applied Music at Strathclyde University, from where he launched a career that has seen him become one of the UK’s leading and most versatile drummers. He has recorded with jazz, pop and folk musicians, including Tommy Smith, Paul Towndrow, Wolfstone, Scottish traditional pianist Sandy Meldrum and singer Isobel Campbell and has worked with jazz musicians including Courtney Pine, Lee Konitz, Jim Mullen, Liane Carroll and Frank Gambale. He released his first album, Lyn’s Une, on Linn Records in 2009 and when not playing drums is a passionate follower of ice hockey.

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