TestimonialsAs a testament to and proof of the amazing work that Jim Ferris has done, see the list of organizations below that his students, both past and present, have associated with and been part of. These alone are a testimonial of his patient and successful teaching style. He is proud of his pupils and all of the work they have and will do; strongly believing they are the stars of the future.

  • Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra (Both the junior and senior bands)
  • West Exe College Big Band
  • City of Exeter Railway Band.
  • Queens College Taunton (junior, middle and senior school bands).
  • Blundells School Tiverton (jazz band).
  • Sidmouth Town Band (senior and junior bands)
  • Sidmouth Community College Band.
  • East Devon Wind Band.
  • Lympstone Junior Band.
  • Exeter Childrens Orchestra.
  • Exeter College Big Band.
  • Exmouth Town Band.
  • Taunton Concert Band.
  • Tiverton Town Band.
  • Exmouth Community College Jazz Band (senior and junior bands).
  • Exeter Battle Of The Bands winners (2002) “Nookie”.
  • Exeter Battle of The Bands winners (2004) “Supenik”.
  • Many other Battle of the Bands winners (2005 to the present day).
  • Many local working Pop and Rock Bands……. far too many to list here!
  • Plus other school bands and orchestras across Devon and Somerset.
  • Many other schools and orchestras across Devonshire and Somerset!

For more information on any of these organizations, schools and/or orchestras, visit their website or contact them directly or feel free to contact Jim. Jim is happy to put students, past, present and future, in touch with any of the above mentioned organizations or any other groups his students are interested in. Jim aims to better his students and to do all he can to ensure they succeed and find and maintain their passion for music and for drumming. His, and the studio contact information is listed on this website, so don’t hesitate to reach out.