Meet our Tutors

Dave Shalloe - Guitar and Bass Guitar tutor

Dave is a guitarist, classically trained to degree level, a bass player, an audio engineer, producer and tutor with many years experience. He is at home in the studio, concert and festival stage, as well as pubs, weddings and corporate events in the UK and in Europe. With varied musical interests and influences, from folk, classical and world music, to rock and metal, Dave likes to take an open and flexible approach to teaching to suit his students, be that studying for grades, or jamming together for fun.


David Nolan - Drum tutor

David started playing drums in school at the age of 14 and was involved in various bands and projects throughout his school years and then went on to study music at college. He is currently studying for an Honours degree in Music Performance and Production at the University of East London as well as performing with his band on a regular basis throughout London and its surrounding county's. He has a strong background in playing a range of musical styles and is able to teach a variety of genres such as: Rock, Swing/Jazz, Latin, Reggae, Funk, and Hip Hop to name but a few. David’s lessons provide a relaxed and friendly teaching environment where he will teach at a pace that suits his student. So whether you’re new to the drum kit and wanting to learn how to play, drumming already and needing to take your playing to the next level, or someone that used to play and now wishes to get back into it and needs refreshing, he’s happy to teach anyone no matter what their ability.

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Backwater Channels Recording Studio in based in Benfleet Essex SS7. Surrounding areas include Hadleigh,Thundersley,Rayleigh, Leigh on sea, Battlesbridge, Pitsea, Canvey, Basildon, Wickford, South Woodham Ferrers, Chalkwell, Westcliff, Thorpe Bay, Southend, Rochford, Shoebury, Billericay, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Corringham, Grays, Hockley, Laindon, Langdon Hills, Maldon, Orsett, Rawreth, Stanford, Thurrock, Tilbury, Witham.

In addition to this, we also extend many of our services throughout the UK