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Gerry Pantazis

As one of Australia's sought after drummers, Gerry has performed and/or recorded with artists including Tommy Emmanuel, Bachelor Girl, Guy Sebastian, Anthony Callea, David Campbell, Doug Parkinson, Lisa Edwards, Peter Cupples, Olivia Newton John, Stylus, Silvia Paladino, The Seekers, Roachford (UK)….

Gerry has also played on many television shows such as Carols by Candlelight (since 2004), Logies (since 2009), Hey Hey its Saturday (dep), Dancing with the Stars (dep), Australia's Got Talent(2007), GMA, AFL Grand Finals pre game entertainment( 2003,2004,2005,2006) Movie soundtracks Love the Beast( Eric Bana )Charlie and Boots (Paul Hogan/Shane Jacobson) and TV Themes Russell Coight Adventures,GMA (1996-99) Blue Heelers(2004-2006)

Gerry has also lend his services to various theatre productions such as Mamma Mia, Rocky Horror Show, Fame, Dirty Dancing, Grease The Arena Spectacular, and The Boy from Oz.

Touring has also been a part of Gerry's career which has seen him travel around Australia and the world doing various projects such as clinic demos for the Roland Corporation (travelling to Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines) Drum Clinics/Workshops for Yamaha and DW, The Seekers Farewell tour of NZ and UK 95, Tommy Emmanuel tours 96 and 97, Bachelor Girl tour of 98, Mamma Mia in Hong Kong in 2004, Roachford (UK) Australian tour 2006 and Logic (Melbourne fusion band )Tour of Indonesia and Singapore in 2008.

He is currently a long serving member of Geoff Achison and the Souldiggers ( Blues/Funk), Stylus ( R'n'B/Funk ), The Jack Pantazis Quartet ( Jazz ), Project 3 ( with Simon Patterson and Craig Newman, Jazz/Rock Instrumental ) Damage ( with Phil Turcio, Brett Garsed and Craig Newman,Progressive Instrumental Contemporary Jazz ) and has been part of the teaching faculty here since 1998.

Watch Gerry performing live in these two videos: DAMAGE live – Beyond Control (Phil Turcio)

Am I Awake? (Phil Turcio)

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Performing Arts