SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

Bedford-based professional session bassist with transport and high-end pro equipment. Reliable, punctual and highly professional. Experience includes: jazz quartets; big bands; musicals; gospel bands; tribute bands; soul, rock, disco, funk and pop function bands. Proficient reading skills and experience with studio and live recording. Also experienced in a variety of other contexts on other instruments including guitar, drums, keyboard, organ, but most notably as a singer: classically trained, having held scholarships and deputised in a number of professional choirs and pro-standard student choirs (eg. King's College Choir, Cambridge). Happy to sing backing vocals, with experience arranging vocal and brass parts and MDing, and comfortable learning new repertoire within a limited timeframe (often called on at a couple of days' notice). Training and qualifications include: Higher Diploma Bass Guitar (Academy of Contemporary Music), BA in Music (Cambridge University), Grade 8 Singing, Grade 8 Theory.

Screen name:
ben299764
Member since:
Apr 08 2015
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
10
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

James Jamerson, Jaco Pastorius, Richard Bona, J.S. Bach

EQUIPMENT

5-string Fodera Imperial Elite, 4-string Warwick Streamer Stage II, 1974 4-string Fender Mustang, Orange 1000W Terror Bass head & 650W SmartPower 2x12 cab, 350W EBS Gorm combo.