Andrew Beddoe


Andrew “Run In” Boddoe was an accomplished Orisha drummer, who was believed to be the best tamboo bamboo biscuit pan drummer in John John. 

He is credited for:

·        Being at the forefront of the transition from tamboo bamboo to steelpan.

·        Organising the iron section of the steelband.

·        Having magical drumming fingers.


Andrew’s tamboo bamboo band was called The Dry River Boys. He later became a member of Destination Tokyo where he led the iron section.