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paulfrancisbass
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor, Lead Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Vocalist - Alto.

ABOUT

Paul Francis is an Electric/Upright Bass player and backing vocalist from Camden Town North London. Now residing in North Dorset.

His Cv includes:

Paul Weller Midge Ure London Beat,The James Taylor Quartet Ian Hunter,Steve Hillage, Maggie Bell & Chris Farlowe Paul Gilbert,Producers Braund Reynolds,Ashley Slater, Carl Verhayen, Mike Mangini & Virgil Donato, Antonio Sanchez to name a few.

TV appearances have included Top of the Pops & various others around the Globe. He is currently recording the 2nd CD for his fusion band Capricorn 1 and begins a stint on the Story of Guitar Heroes show in the Uk from January 2017

Paul also continues playing live both as a dep for other projects and as Band Leader for The Blues Associates and The Capricon 1 fusion Band, in venues across the U.K. as well as composing for various online music libraries and teaching. (His Teaching duties have included Bimm, Acm The International Guitar Festival and Southampton Solent University)

Screen name:
paulfrancisbass
Member since:
Mar 28 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
30
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

The constant development of Jazz through the ages plus a bit of Rock Funk Folk Country thrown in for good measure..

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert
Keyboard:
Expert
Background Singer:
Expert
Upright bass:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Basses

Fender Jazz Basses x 2
Fender precision x 2 fretted and fret less
Musician Stingray 5 string
Upright bass
Electric Upright

Amps Mark Bass Genz Benz and Tc Electronic

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Trio Gig at The Captains Club Dorset Check below for details
https://www.facebook.com/events/1833527143633081/permalink/1833528080299654/

BH2 Duo Gig with Guy Gardener Keys Paul Francis Upright Bass

The old Ale and coffee house pub .www.oldaleandcoffeehouse.com.

80 crane Street Salisbury, Wilts SP1 2QD.

(01722) 410541.
Saturday 18th of March.
Music get in Set up starts at 7 PM.

Regular Jazz Jam with the Quintet

“FAT THURSDAY’S “ Jazz Night is Blandford's best and only monthly jazz jam and is usually held on the last Thursday of the month ( not February though ) at the Kings Arms Hotel Blandford - 9pm...

Regular Jazz Jam

“FAT THURSDAY’S “ Jazz Night is Blandford's best and only monthly jazz jam and is usually held on the last Thursday of the month ( not February though ) at the Kings Arms Hotel Blandford - 9pm...

Wedding Herts

Charlie Butlers Mortlake

Charlie Butler Mortlake

Charlie Butlers Mortlake

Corwall Private function

Private wedding Conway Hall London

IGF groove academy band with Jason Sidwell John Wheatcroft & Colin walway With Tristam Seume as support

IGF groove academy band with Jason Sidwell John Wheatcroft & Colin walway With Tristam Seume as support

My function band Pantilles Kent

My Function Band Hi Volts will be playing in Silverstone 20/6/09

My trio will be playing a mixture of Jazz standrards & some Latin & funky groove,s kick off 9pm