Ralph Salmins is one of the UK’s most sought-after session drummers. His huge list of credits includes Paul McCartney, James Brown, Quincy Jones, Bjork, Van Morrison, Madonna, Elton John, Tori Amos, Jeff Beck, Robbie Williams, Chaka Khan and Lady Gaga.
Ralph has played on soundtracks for over 180 movies including Harry Potter: The Prisoner of Azkaban, Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and Evita. His signature groove has made him the drummer of choice for producers and composers worldwide.
He shares his studio ‘The Bunker’ with award-winning producer Haydn Bendall. He records, composes, produces and teaches at ‘The Bunker’ where Georgie Fame, Hamish Stuart, Jocelyn Brown, Nick Mason, Billy Cobham, David Sanborn and Michael McDonald have all recorded.
A committed educator, Ralph is a Professor of Drum Kit at Guildhall School of Music & Drama and The Royal College of Music, London and gives masterclasses in the UK and internationally.