Alan Grice

Actor, Band Member, Singer, Guitarist, Bass Guitarist,… more

Brighton, United Kingdom
Large photos
Small photos

Intro to Camera

Uploaded 4 months ago

Video (10)

Physical Attributes

Height:
187 cm / 6ft 2in
Weight:
82 kg / 180 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Skin color:
White
Waist:
90 cm / 35 in
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Medium

Credits & experience

2020
  • "Labyrinthitis" LP, Octopuses (band) : 3/2016 - 9/2020 Producer and engineer for Octopuses second LP "Labyrinthitis". Also played drums & percussion (all tracks) and keyboards on some tracks. Release date: 18/09/2020 Label: Big Salad Records
  • Buddy Holly & The Cricketers - 28 Years of Rock 'n' Rolling The World Tour, Simon Fielder : 2/2020 - 3/2020. Played piano and keyboards for a 25 date tour of UK theatres. Throughout the two hour show I also sing backing vocals and occasional lead vocals.
  • "Stages" LP, The Electric Soft Parade (band) : 1/2020 - 1/2020 Played piano (all tracks) on The Electric Soft Parade Album "Stages". Released: 08/01/2020 Label: Chord Orchard.
2019
  • Sugar Ray Studios : Nov 2019. Session piano player for live blues and 50s rock 'n' roll album.
  • Come Together (tribute show), It's So Easy Productions : 5/2019 - 5/2019 Piano, keyboards and percussion for Beatles tribute show celebrating the record 'Abbey Road' at the Exchange Theatre, Twickenham.
  • Buddy Holly & The Cricketers Tour, Simon Fielder : 9/2019 - 12/2019 Played piano and keyboard parts for 53 date tour of UK theatres. Throughout the two hour show I also sing backing vocals and occasional lead vocals. Includes "Holly at Christmas" seasonal shows.
  • "Wondering" LP, Felix Norman (artist) : 5/2016 - 5/2019 Produced and engineered , played drums, piano, keyboards, organ, mellotron, percussion, electric and acoustic guitars. Release Date: May 2019 Label: Big Salad
  • Buddy Holly And The Cricketers 'Not Fade Away' Tour, Simon Fielder Productions : 2/2019 - 3/2019 Played piano and keyboards for a 21 date tour of UK theatres. Throughout the two hour show in addition to playing the keys I also sang backing vocal, occasional lead vocals and act in character. I also assisted with directing the music and
2018
  • "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story", It's So Easy Productions : 6/2018 - 6/2018 Piano and keyboard player, guitarist, backing singer plus actor in the musical theatre show "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" for a two date run at the Exchange Theatre in Twickenham. Roles included Decca producer, fourth Cricket & Clearlake
  • Buddy Holly and the Cricketers 26th Anniversary Tour, Simon Fielder Productions : 9/2018 - 12/2018 Played piano and keyboard parts for 54 date tour of UK theatres. Throughout the two hour show I also sing backing vocals and occasional lead vocals.
  • "The Night" EP Rob Harris (artist) : 7/2018 - 8/2018 Producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist for Rob Harris solo EP. Played piano, electric piano, lead and rhythm guitar, organ, mellotron, synth, glockenspiel, percussion. Released: 26/10/2018
  • "Astronauta" LP Zahara : 7/2018 - 7/2018 Session player for Zahara's album Astronauta: piano, electric piano, organ, synth, mellotron, omnichord, glockenspiel. Release date: 16 November 2018 Label: G.O.Z.Z. Records
  • Lies that Comfort You" LP, Fierce Friend (band) : 8/2011 - 5/2018 Songwriter and producer for solo project. Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Piano, Keyboards, Glockenspiel. Released 10th May 2018 on Chord Orchard.
  • Buddy Holly and The Cricketers & The English Rock 'n' Roll Orchestra, Simon Fielder Productions, : 22 Date tour of UK theatres to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly's one and only tour of Great Britain in 1959. Playing many of the venues Buddy played and on the exact dates that he played them. The tour also features the English
2017
  • Buddy Holly and The Cricketers 26th Anniversary Tour, Simon Fielder Productions : Played piano and keyboard parts for 62 date tour of UK theatres. Throughout the two hour show I also sing backing vocals and occasional lead vocals.
  • Nik Barrell (artist) "Joy" LP : Producer, Engineer Muti-instrumentalist. Produced, arranged, engineered and performed on eleven track LP for singer songwriter Nik Barrell. Instruments played include drums, percussion, bass, organ, mellotron, keyboards, electric guitar, glockenspiel,.
  • NCL Cruise Ship: 'Norwegian Sun' : Nov 16-May 17. Party band keyboard player and band leader, backing vocals, some lead vocals.
  • Fierce Friend - 'Lies That Comfort You' (album) : Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar, percussion, engineer, writer and producer. Project to record and perform my own original material.
  • The Fiction Aisle (band) : 2013-present. Piano & keyboard player. Various shows including the Great Escape Festival, Brighton.
  • Sunshine Soul Revue (band) : 2012-present. Musical Director, keyboard player, band leader, producer, manager. Eight piece Soul Function band for hire.
2016
  • Decades (band) : Keyboard player. Party band for weddings. Various gigs.
  • Nik Barrell - Growing Peaches in Oxfordshire (album) : Piano
  • Heart FM / Maydays : Keyboard player. Played live adverts with comedy group 'the Maydays' live on Heart FM breakfast show at the top of the Brighton i360 for it's opening day.
  • Octopuses - 'Not The Bees' (single) : drummer, engineer, co producer. Single to help promote the conservation of Bees. Released on Lick Records.
  • Tenderhooks - 'Loving Sword' (album) : Producer, engineer, drums, piano, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals.
2015
  • The Fiction Aisle - 'Heart Map Rubric' (album) : Piano and keyboards. Released on Chord Orchard Records
  • Octopuses - 'Yes Please' (album) : drums, co-producer, engineer. Released on Lick Records.
2014
  • Electric Soft Parade, nationwide tour of Spain : Keyboard player.
  • 'Herb Denton's Last Dime' (album) : Piano, Organ, Drums, Vocals, Engineer. Released on Big Salad Records.
2013
  • Maydays, 'Confessions' : Musical Director and keyboard player for improvised musical comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival.
2012
  • Foxes! 'Foxes' (album) : Bassist, keyboard player, guitarist, co-composer, co-producer and engineer. Released on Big Salad Records.
2011
  • Foxes! - 'Panda Bear Song EP' : Bass player, keyboard player, writer, co-producer. Released as part of Elefant records' New Adventures in Pop series.
  • Treason Show, Dome Brighton : Musical Director. Arranged and performed music for show at the pavilion theatre Brighton. Worked with the cast and director to develop the production for its monthly show date.
2010
  • Guitar Hero DLC, Zoe Mode : Nov 2008 - Jan 2010. Designer and note tracker creating downloadable content for Guitar Hero World Tour and Guitar Hero 5.
  • Foxes! - UK Tour : 14 date UK tour with band ‘Foxes!’ supporting the band 'Stornaway'. Dates included the 'Easy Pop Weekend' fetival in Spain
  • Maydays - 'Guest Who' : Musical Director and keyboard player for improvised musical comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival.
  • 'Newsbrunch' : Musical Director. Arranged and performed music for topical satirical stage show at the Edinburgh festival.
2009
  • Foxes! - US Tour : Ten date tour of California alongside Californian surf group 'The Hot Toddies'.
  • Foxes! 'Who Killed Rob' EP : Bass Player, keyboard player, writer, co producer. Released on Catcutter Records.
2008
  • The Gin Club - Majorca Tour : Drums and backing vocals. Ten date tour.
  • Radio Reverb - ‘Fantastical Reality Radio Show' : Composer, engineer, producer of jingles and sound design for Radio Reverb show.
2007
  • 'Sunspots' (short film) : original soundtrack composer, producer, performer, director of post production, SFX, mix and mastering engineer.

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern
  • French

Actor - "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" It's So Easy Productions
6/2018 - 6/2018
Piano and keyboard player, guitarist, backing singer plus actor in the musical theatre show "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" for a two date run at the Exchange Theatre in Twickenham. Roles included Decca producer, fourth Cricket & Clearlake keys player.

Music

Guitar ability

Expert


Bass Guitar ability

Intermediate


Drumming ability

Expert


Keyboard ability

Expert


Vocal ability

Backing vocals


Vocal range

Baritone


Composer ability

Expert


Producer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Beatles, Beach Boys, Velvet Underground, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Stax, Motown, Ben Folds, Flaming Lips, Radiohead, My Bloody Valentine, Sterolab, Broadcast, Sufjan Stvns

Film & Stage Crew

Directing & Writing ability

Beginner


Latest comments

Loading...
Profile views 355
Share this profile