Dean Oram aka Drum Warrior /Warrior Grooves
Percussionist / DJ / Producer.
“ The signature LED outfit and fusion of Dj & Drums Captivates audiences with infectious dance grooves and the feel-good wow factor”
Dean grew up listening to his older brothers passion for disco the likes of Candido, Jellybean, with the infectious percussive grooves was drawn to playing bongos at a very early age and then studied at Drumtech Academy London in his 20’s, and so the journey began.
Being spotted playing in a club in Soho London by Jay Kay (Jamiroquai front man) from that chance meeting he was then mentored by Jamiroquai percussionist Sola Akingbola.
Plus various recording sessions at the infamous Abbey Road studios,
Coming from a very strong musical family background, his great aunt being one of the founders of electronic music with her Oramics machine on show at London’s natural history museum.
Dean’s Inspired by the likes of Mark Knight, MK, Miguel Migs, Claptone, Sandy Rivera, Joey Negro, Purple Disco Machine, Todd Terry & adds his very own percussive free style flavour complimenting tracks in his sets.
His experience on the worldwide live stage is extensive…
In 2007 Ministry Of Sound events director Phil Faversham saw Deans energetic set at Pacha London and was signed to Ministry of Sound UK within a month.
From 2007-2015 headlining events all over the world for Ministry Of Sound & Hed Kandi playing Percussion alongside Djs at the biggest and best venues including six years on the island of ibiza Alongside Lovely Laura, they captivated the crowds free styling over the Dj sets, weekly events at Space, Es Paradis, Cafe Del Mar, Savannah, Eden, Cafe Mambo and worldwide events including Miami Winter Music Conference, ADE Amsterdam, Creamfield’s Festival, Global Gathering, Cocoon Frankfurt,
With a passion for House music and playing live percussion it was a natural move in 2013 to start a Dj career by 2015 mixing tunes and playing live drums at the same time…
Welcome to the Drum Warrior Dj/Drum concept…
The native american inspired led outfit infuses a sense of mystery to the crowd and brings a spiritual feel.
Dean is the owner and founder of Warrior Grooves, this is a double act of back 2 back Dj set with added live percussion and sampling in the signature native american indian inspired LED outfits
Dean’s Had top 20 chart success with collaborations released on labels such as Ministry Of Sound / Hed Kandi / Zulu/ WhoreHouse Records plus his very own label Warrior Grooves records, attracting support from global Dj elite.
With a prominent worldwide touring schedule in 2017/18 representing brands such as Cafe Mambo Ibiza Tours, Corona Sunsets Festivals, The Soundgarden, Warrior Grooves at events Worldwide, plus high profile uk garden parties and festivals for, Disaronno, Moet and Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Ciroc,
Dean Oram’s tracks