Jan-Vincent is a London-based drummer with years of live and studio experience. He currently plays drums for the British Progressive band Pendragon and dark rock quartet, Diamond Black.

Other session work includes a Lexus Car TV commercial, the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, playing with Ellie Goulding at the 2014 Brit Awards and BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Jan-Vincent is available for recording, touring and general depping. Aside from playing with Pendragon, he is also currently working on different projects for several bands and will be recording and playing shows with them in the coming months.

Check out his reviews and testimonials from musicians, bands, publications and websites. He is very professional, dedicated and probably the nicest drummer you'll meet.

If you would like to get in touch and discuss drum recording and any kinds of session work, please email: jvvtheater@yahoo.com

His drum studio is located in Camden, London where he does all his recording for different clients.

To find out the latest news and upcoming gigs, just click on NEWS / TOUR.

Jan-Vincent officially endorses TAMA Drums and Hardware, Sabian Cymbals, Promark Drumsticks, Evans Drumhead, 1964 Ears/64 Audio, Protection Racket Cases, Audix Microphones, Drumtacs, Cympad, Serial Drummer and Kickport USA

-"Impressive chops and really tight, great groove!"
- Rhythm Magazine / Music Radar

"Jan-Vincent Velazco has all the attributes to succeed and stamp a name for himself in the global drum community. He's original, grounded and always pushes himself. One to watch for sure..."
- Craig Blundell, Drummer for Steven Wilson, Pendragon, International Drum Clinician, Ambassador for British Drumming

"From the moment Vincent hit the first drums I knew it was going to work. I don't think I've ever worked with a drummer who knew the music so well straight away and added so much energy, technique and panache to the songs right from the start. He's got a great attitude and good sense of humour, all round you simply couldn't ask for more!'
- Nick Barrett, Pendragon

"Awesome playing!" (drum remix of Ray of Light and Graystone Gateway singles)
- Kiko Loureiro, Megadeth, Angra

"A refreshing take on groove drumming
- very cool"

- Sick Drummer Magazine

"Really good and solid playing!"
- Rob Hammersmith, Skidrow

"The sound that this excellent musician get is truly incredible if you get a chance check him out"
- Mike Dolbear

"Vincent is the ideal drummer for any project-incredibly talented, passionate, creative, driven, dedicated and great fun to work with."
- Ben Christo, The Sisters of Mercy

"It was such a pleasure to be able to play alongside with Vincent! A great drummer who would fit into any band. He has the ability to play very technical with an articulated approach to his playing, paired with a sociable and friendly personality. We'll definitely look forward to playing with Vincent again in the near future."
- Kai & Ellis, Esprit D'Air


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