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Ted Carrasco

Associate Lecturer

Department of Art and Music

Picture of Associate Lecturer, Ted Carrasco


American drummer, Theodore Carrasco, is in constant demand in the UK, Europe and the USA. In addition to extensive touring in countries such as Japan, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland and Italy, he has played at many of the country’s top venues including Ronnie Scott’s, The Roundhouse, The 606, Dingwalls and Band On The Wall (Manchester). Recently Ted has had the pleasure of touring with Gilad Atzmon’s Orient House Ensemble as well as performing with the likes of Paul Jordanous (Rag & Bone Man), Lewis Allen (Sam Smith/Liam Payne) and many others. He is a member of, and records extensively with legendary funk and soul group, The Baker Brothers. He has recorded loop sessions for the Monster Sounds label including two packs with The Baker Brothers and one pack as a solo artist.

As an educator, Ted has delivered workshops and masterclasses at universities in the USA and the UK. He is also the head of pop and jazz performance at Peter Symonds College in Winchester and specialises in drum kit instruction and ensemble direction.

In 2009, Ted started The Southampton Modern Jazz Club which brings together great musicians from all over Europe to play jazz concerts every Sunday in Southampton.

Further information

The Baker Brothers
Gilad Atzmon’s Orient House Ensemble
Alan Barnes
Paul Jordanous Ensemble
Gold Of My Own
Warboys (session)
Loopmasters (Loop sessions)


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