Clarence Yap

Drum Instructor

Clarence on the drums.


Started playing the drums around the age of 9, and started jamming around in pubs from the age of 14. Started my first paid gig at the age of 17, and started gigging more regularly at the age of 18. Achieved Silver place at Asia Arts Festival 2017 as a duo act(with a guitarist).
Completed a Berklee Online certificate drum course in 2019/2020. Have done gigs in Country Clubs, pubs, events and venues such as Esplanade, Beer Fest, Wicked Wallop, as well as private events and functions. Mainly influenced by music from the 50s-80s. Some drumming influences include, Steve Gadd, Bernard Purdie, James Gaddson, Ginger Baker and Jeff Porcaro.