WELCOME

I am a professional bassist, musical director and educator based in London. I currently share my time between my roles as a working musician and Performance Coordinator at the ICMP in Kilburn, London. 

 

My ethos as a musician is centred around context and a commitment to producing whatever is required by my clients. I always bring preparation, professionalism and above all passion to any project I undertake including:

 

  • working with songwriters to help realise an acoustic demo into a live band arrangement

  • underpinning existing bands with confidence and authority as a seasoned rhythm section player 

  • hosting workshops/seminars/masterclasses around the world and across a wide variety of topics

  • working with producers to create a solid low end presence for a track.

 

MY STORY 

I have been fortunate enough to work with a variety of writers, bands, producers, musicians and artists, some of which can be seen below . My passion for playing bass evolved into a passion for arrangement and songwriting and this lead to my work as a musical director. I balance my musical career with my role as Performance Coordinator at the Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP). I believe in building relationships with people and working together to create work of the highest quality, whether it be live, recorded or educational content. 

J.J JOHNSON 

(JOHN MAYER, TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND)

ACE

SKUNK ANANSIE

JOSH BLAIR - PRODUCER

(DURAN DURAN, MARK RONSON, BRUNO MARS)

DELICIOUS DIGITAL - LICENSE MUSIC

(PIXAR, UBISOFT, BBC)

PAUL STANBOROUGH - PRODUCER

(ROBBIE WILLIAMS, JANET JACKSON)

MIKE PACKER

(WILSON PHILIPS, DIANE REEVES)

 

SERVICES

For booking/information/rates please click below

 

BASSIST

As a bassist I have over a decade of experience in both live/recording settings on both electric and upright bass. I am a seasoned reader and my passion as a bassist revolves around supporting the band, providing confidence and authority in the rhythm section and always playing what is required for the song, whatever that might be. 

Basses

  • Fender American Vintage '63 Precision (flatwound strings)

  • Squier Classic Vibe 60's Precision Bass (roundwound strings)

  • Lakland 5 String Skyline (roundwound strings)

  • 1970's Regin 3/4 Romanian Upright Bass w/ Thomastik Spirocore Strings & Shadow SH950 Pickup)

Amplification 

  • Aguilar Tonehammer 500

  • Aguilar DB210

Pedals/FX

  • EBS MultiComp

  • EBS Octabass

  • EBS MultiDrive

 
 
  • Instagram - Black Circle

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