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Professional Career

An experienced;
  • bass player
  • session musician
  • band leader
  • arranger
  • musical director

Currently working with;

Horse
Alan Reed
Moira Kerr
Liz Marge Jones
Jigadoon Ceilidh Band
Berkeley Square Swing Band
Frank Holden's Sinatra Tribute Act
Jazz Main
Maria Speight
That Swing Sensation
Cosmopolitan Big Band

Highlights

  • Recording:
    • Horse: "I Am" Single
    • Alan Reed: "Dancing With Ghosts" EP
    • Horse: "Coming Up For Air" CD
    • Horse: "Live at Queens Hall" DVD
    • Horse: "Something Wicked" Single
    • Frank Holden: "The Songs I Had To Sing" CD
    • Jack Patrick: "Nostalgia" CD
  • Broadcasting:
    • Billy Sloan's Live Acoustic Session
    • The Hour (Scottish Television)
    • Janice Forsyth (BBC Radio Scotland)
    • MacAulay and Co. BBC Radio Scotland)
    • The Jazz House (BBC Radio Scotland)
  • Arranging:
    • Horse: strings
    • Frank Holden Interprets Sinatra: big band
    • Itchycoo Park: strings
    • Scottish Festival Strings
    • Dusty Springfield tribute (band)
  • Musicals:
    • West Side Story
    • Sweeney Todd
    • Rent
    • Fame
    • The Full Monty
    • Calamity Jane
    • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Available for

  • Recording sessions in the studio, on location, or online.
  • Concerts, gigs & functions.
  • Theatre pit.
  • Tutoring for bass guitar, double bass and EUB.

 

My Own Bands

Serious Groove are available for functions and corporate events.

Apertif Jazz can add ambiance to any occasion.


 

Online recording

My digital recording facilities deliver excellent quality. Using a supplied audio file for reference, I can record a bassline for integration into the original and provide bands with a cost effective way of getting a great bass sound.