Will Fry is a multi-percussionist based in Peckham, London.


With a specialism in Latin American percussion, Will often incorporates his background on drum set, orchestral, electronic, West African and North Indian percussion (as well as the piano and violin).

Will moved from his hometown of Brighton to London at twenty years old and quickly began working with influential musicians including Alex Wilson, Snowboy, Roy Ayers, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Nathan Haines, Sola Akingbola, Jamiroquai, Duffy and more.

Over the next ten years, he performed in over thirty countries across six continents, including Baaba Maal’s Blues de Fleuve festival in Senegal, Java Jazz festival in Jakarta and Fuji Rock festival in Japan. Will also studied with many of his favourite percussionists in Cuba, Senegal, Brazil and the United States.

More recent performance credits include Eliane Correa, Ola Onabule, Giovanni Hidalgo, Eliel Lazo, Sarah Gure, Dele Sosimi, Native Dancer, Femi Temowo, Ill Considered, Roberto Pla, Rene Alveraz and more.

Recording credits include Utada Hikaru, Human Nature, Baaba Maal, Ola Onabule, Eliane Correa, M Ward, and more.

Will has also worked on several West End Shows including Motown the Musical, Thriller Live and The Lion King. He's performed on TV shows such as Later... with Jools Holland, The Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno and the Ellen DeGeneres TV shows and the soundtrack to the 2009 film Nowhere Boy.

“One of the UK’s most outstanding and knowledgeable percussionists, with technique and feel to die for.”

- Snowboy


"Will brings a unique creativity and originality to everything he plays."

- Ola Onabule

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