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James Higginson


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.


Freelance bass player available for gigs/sessions/tours and teaching. Reliable and presentable, with dedication and a good work ethic.

I occasionally dep for one of the UK's best function bands (http://www.hussyband), as well as one of Essex's finest cover bands (http://www.eastofjava.org/), playing alongside such musicians as David Kilminster (Roger Waters Band), Jamie Humphries (Brian May/Queen), and Hugo Degenhardt (Bootleg Beatles). I also played in my own covers band (www.myspace/tornband).

I also make regular appearances with:
Sciatica (Essex Covers band)
Sustained (Essex Covers band)
Adrenalin (Essex Covers band)
Scooby (Essex Covers band)
Repertoire Dogs (Essex Covers band)
Dawgfish (Essex Covers band)
Captain Howdy (London Covers Band)
Bad Behaviour (Essex Covers band)
Monkey See (Essex Covers band)
Doodlebug (London/Surrey Covers band)
Six Million Dollar Band (London/Surrey Covers band)
Hugh Kiece (London Singer/Songwriter)

And gigged/recorded with:

Chase Felding (4 track demo)
Bloated Janitors (10 track album)
Certain Private Conversations (6 track EP)

Screen name:
James Higginson
Member since:
Nov 24 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:


Motown, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, RHCP, RATM, Jamiroquai, The Beatles, Tower of Power, Marvin Gaye. Anything decent!

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Acoustic Guitar:
Rhythm Guitar:


Musicman, Fender, Squier, Shuker Basses
Aguilar Amps and Cabs
Tons of pedals, from vintage Mutron, to modern Tech21