Bass Guitar ability
Influences: Sting, Dire Straits, Tom Petty, Beatles, Levellers, Runrig, Eagles, Santana, Sam Smith, Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Richard Thompson, Fairport Convention, Tom Petty,
I have over 30 years experience as a professional musician. I have played in a variety of different projects. This includes :-
I have performed as a Guitar Vocalist on the P&O Cruise Ferries from May 2019 performing in various lounges and bars around the ship.
I have performed as a Solo Guitar Entertainer throughout the UK in a wide range of different venues including folk clubs, pubs and clubs, festivals and theatres since 1997 and can perform a wide range of music from background, folk to contemporary artists. Notable performances include supporting Seth Lakeman at the Middlewich Festival in 2007 and Spears and Boden at the Biddulph Town Hall. I have also performed as a solo guitar entertainer in the Wheelhouse onboard the Regal Princess and the Explorers Lounge, Crooners Bar and Wheelhouse venues on the Sapphire Princess in 2018.
I am resident Solo Guitar Entertainer at the Best Western Hotel in Frodsham as part of LNB Entertainments from 2013 performing a mix of ambient Classical, Spanish, Broadway, Pop and Folk Styles to a high level to accompany the gourmet evenings. In 2008-2010 I was also resident Solo Guitar Entertainer at the Sandhurst Hotel in Middlewhich creating an ambience for dinner guests performing a mix of folk, popular classics to contemporary artists of today.
I performed throughout the UK for weddings and corporate events. Venues include Ardencote Manor, Warrick in 2014, The Plough Inn in Eaton in 2013, The George in Litchfield in 2007 and Lickey Hills in Warrick where I had some great testimonies and reviews.
I have performed as a Bass Guitarist onboard Princess Cruises (Royal, Regal and Sapphire Princess) completing 7 month contract as part of the Atomic party band providing a wide variety of entertainment and styles. This included theme nights country, 70s, rock and roll, latin nights and also Caribbean and Love Boat production shows with the showband orchestra.
I have performed as a Bass Guitarist onboard the MS Saga Sapphire completing a 7 month contract as part of the showband providing support for all the entertainment. This included backing all the guest entertainers, dance and jazz sets and the Explosive production shows and extra events when needed.
4 years as lead guitarist, vocalist and bass player playing a mixture of rockabilly, country, rock and blues styles. Very improvisary band.
20 years bass player for bluesideout trio.
Solo Guitar Entertainer. 20 years performing experience. Wide range of repertoire mixing folk and pop arrangements. Can adapt to any audience. Available for festivals and cruises worldwide.
Debut album The Players released in 2015. Available for pubs and clubs, festivals and live events.