James Higginson

London, United Kingdom

Musician

www.youtube.com/user/higgie1423

I'm James, I'm a bass player with BV capabilities, and I play 4/5 string fretted and fretless basses. I have professional gear, including Musicman and Fender basses, and Aguilar Amplification. I have been playing bass for almost 10 years now, and in that time I have been a full time member of 4 different bands, and done countless deps for other bands all over the country. I am available for gigs/sessions/tours/international work as well as tutoring.

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I Want You Back - Bass Cover

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What's Going On - Bass Cover

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Hysteria by Muse - Bass Cover

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Coffee Shop - RHCP Bass Cover

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Physical Details

Height
180 cm / 5ft 11in
Hair colour
Brown
Ethnicity
White / Caucasian
Hair length
Short
Skin colour
White
Hair type
Straight
Eye colour
Brown

Music

Never Too Much - Luther Vandross

A mix of me playing along to Luther Vandross' Never Too Much.

Guitar ability: BeginnerVocal ability: Backing vocals
Bass Guitar ability: ExpertLike to join a band: Yes
Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Hip-hop
Influences: MotownJamiroquaiStevie WonderRhcpJohn MayerSteely DanRatm

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.com), 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), Russell Gilbrook (Uriah Heep), Hugo Degenhardt (Bootleg Beatles) and John Miller (Then Jericho). I've also worked with Limahl of Kajagoogoo. I've also worked on P&O Cruise ships backing various cabaret and tribute acts.

I have also made appearances with:

Captain Howdy (London Covers band)
The Rising (Essex Covers band)
Sciatica (Essex Covers band)
Sustained (Essex Covers band)
Scooby (Essex Covers band)
Repertoire Dogs (Essex Covers band)
Dawgfish (Essex Covers band)
Adrenalin (Essex 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)
Bloated Janitors (10 track album)
Certain Private Conversations (6 track EP)
Torn (Essex Covers band - www.myspace.com/tornband)

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