Les Cirkel


Les Cirkel performing at Fleet Jazz Club

At just 15 years old Les Cirkel was the original drummer in NYJO before going on to play with 60s Britpop stars Sandie Shaw, Cilla Black, Dana, Matt Monro and Des O’ Connor. Over the years Les has played with the Drifters, the Platters, Brooke Benton and the Three Degrees. His film credits include ‘Hope & Glory’, ‘Dance with a Stranger’ and Stanley Kubrik’s ‘Eyes Wide Shut’.

Whilst on stage he has played drums for the original West End Theatre Productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cats’, as well as the ‘Rocky Horror Show’, ‘Me & My Girl’ and ‘The Little Shop of Horrors’. Other artists he has worked alongside include Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Marian Montgomery, Liza Minnelli and Westlife.