Welcome to the online home of Genki Music - Musician, Music Teacher & Music Researcher based in Exeter, Devon


Welcome to my online home. My name is Genki and I am a Musician, Music Teacher and Music Researcher, based in Exeter Devon. On this site you will find information on my solo music, local bands, teaching practices, research and more... if you would like to contact me, click here

Genki is a Japanese word which literally translated means healthy, energetic and lively. It is a nick name I was given as I've always been always been hyperactive and hard working.

I am a multi-instrumentalist specialising in Drumkit and Percussion, but also playing guitar, bass, vocals, ukulele, keyboards and synths. On this website you will find links to my various teaching practices, bands and performances.

I am also a music researcher, focusing primarily on the Geographies of Music and Carcerality, as well as having an interesting in computer programming and webdesign. Below you will find information on my reasearch as well as my online music tools

Live Improvisations

Check out my live 1 hour improvisations, streamed on YouTube. They are based around live loops, electronic and acoustic instruments, with differing themes, styles and moods

I am to make these improvisations perfect for meditation, yoga, background music to chilled parties and study music.

Drum Lessons

Genki provides Drum Lessons from his home studio in Exeter. I started drumming at the age of 10 and am passionate about performing and teaching. I have a first class degree in music performance and have been regularly performing since the age of 10.

As I am a multi-instrumentalist you have the unique opportunity of jamming a long with another musician during your lessons. My drum studio is also kitted out with recording equipment allowing you to both review your performance and start creating your own recorded portfolio.

Prices are listed below but for more information please go to www.drumlessonsexeter.com

  • £18 for 30 mins
  • £25 for 1 hr
  • £35 for 1.5 hrs
Creative Support

Run primarily by Shine Music (Alex Barton), the two companies work together to provide music sessions for adults and young people with learning difficulties and mental health issues. This is often termed as Creative Support as it combines care work with meaningful, fun and creative activities.

These sessions are mostly funded by direct payments however other funding sources are occasionally available. They provide a well-earned break for care workers and family members as well as building self esteem and happiness for the participants.

For more information head over to the Shine Music facebook page or contact us via the email form at the bottom of the page.

Break III (Live Cover Band)

Playing Rock Classics Anthems, Indie and Pop Punk, this cover band is perfect for parties, weddings and pub gigs.

Covering songs by Muse, GreenDay, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Foo Fighters, The Black Crows, Rage Against the Machine, Mettalica - Break III Promise a night of sing along Rock Classics.

For more information, head over to their FaceBook Page and drop them a message!

One More Ale (Live Cover Band)

Playing Middle of the Road, Rock and Pop crowd pleasers, One More Ale are great for any function.

We can provide our own PA system and be loud or quiet using acoustic or electronic drum kit.

For more information or to contact us, go to our FaceBook Page

Music Workshops

Together with Shine Music & Film, we offer professional music workshops for people of all backgrounds and abilities. Our workshops range from Music Technology & Recording to African Drumming. We have experience in working with autistic youth groups, mental health groups, professional musicians and dance groups.

For more information please got to www.musicworkshopsdevon.com where you will find pricing, venues and biographies on our workshop leaders.

Online Music Tools

Check out our online music tools aimed at helping you improve your playing and assisting your practice

The Random Drum Fill Generator creates random drum music and plays it back for you. You can chose difficulty level and custom rhythms options. It's great for improving you music reading, movement around the kit and for developing your drum fills. You can find it at drums.genkimusic.com

Metronome coming soon...


You can contact Genki Music via Email by filling in the form below.

Alternatively you can call Genki on 07834563020

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