Rob Grist

Singer, Guitarist, Bass Guitarist, Drummer, Composer,… more

Bristol, United Kingdom
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01 PARIS TO LONDON

Original song written by Remi Miles. Bass line written and recorded by Rob Grist

0101 PARIS TO LONDON
0202 SATELLITE CITY
0303 ECSTASY
04Major and Robbo
05Destiny Calls
06Drums
07Instrumental
08The Crooked Line

Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Waist:
76 cm / 30 in
Weight:
70 kg / 154 lbs
Eye color:
Blue
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Brown
Chest:
96 cm / 38 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2010
  • Sussex University : Degree
2002
  • Queen Elizabeth's Hospital : GCSEs and A levels

Music

Guitar ability

Expert


Bass Guitar ability

Expert


Drumming ability

Expert


Keyboard ability

Expert


Vocal ability

Backing vocals


Composer ability

Expert


Producer ability

Expert


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Tower Of Power, Maceo Parker, Dave Weckl, D'angelo, Bilal, Robert Glasper, Brad Mehldau, Keith Jarrett.

9 years of experience gigging and recording in London, Brighton and Bristol in many different projects from jazz to rock to pop. Here is list of some of my achievements as well as bands / projects I have been involved in:

QEH battle of the bands WINNER
QEH battle of the band Best Instrumentalist prize WINNER
BGS battle of the bands WINNER
RHS battle of the bands WINNER
Unsigned Song Contest WINNER

Better Than Sax (originals band)
QEH Big Band (Along side Scott Hammond (Jethro Tull) and Kevin Figes)
Spaces Jazz Quartet
'Joseph' pit band
Busta Groove (wedding band)
Remi Miles
Sussex University Big Band
Bearded Youth Quest
Katie Ellesley band (F2F Music London in house band)
Berwick Lodge house band
'Bugsy Malone' pit band
Alex Maydew Jazz Trio
The Cellar in house jazz duo
Golden Cannon in house duo
Bishopston Borders Band
FameStage London in house band
Steph Webber
Liss Jones
Kim Alvord
Hannah Wildes
Autumn Sharif
Emanuel Nwamadi
Jamie Johnson
Jade Law
Jade Jaeger
DERRY
For the Ghosts
Steve Page
Blind Justice Page
Open Secrets
Thelonius
Brace and Browns In house duo
Hannah and The Heartbreak
Alex Pilkington
Bruno Ellingham
Tim Hegarty (Gloria Gaynor, D:Ream, Worlds Apart)
William Vincent
Molly Tilston
Joe Probert
Scott Lavene
Mary Spender
Lewis Clark and The Essentials

NOTEABLE VENUES PLAYED AT:
Congresbury Jazz Festival
Marlborough Jazz Festival
Priory Live Festival
Beer By The River Festival
Bristol Harbour Festival
Factober Festival
Woolley Festival
Louisiana (Bristol)
The Fleece (Bristol)
The Old Duke (Bristol)
The Lord Mayors House (Bristol)
The Watershed (Bristol)
The Tobacco Factory (Bristol)
St George's (Bristol)
Colston Hall (Bristol)
The Mesmerist (Brighton)
The Hope (Brighton)
Green Door Store (Brighton)
The Hydrant (Brighton)
229 the venue (London)
Nambucca (London)
The Bull and Gate (London)
The Water Rats (London)
The Troubadour (London)
The Hippodrome Casino (London)
The Pheasantry at Pizza Express (London)

STUDIOS:
Fieldgate Studios
The Session Rooms
J and J Studios
Matrix Studios (Peer Music)
NAM Studios
STIR Studios

NOTABLE GIGS:
Supported Chris Difford (Squeeze)
London Live; Live TV performance with Hannah Wildes
Lonond Live; Live TV performance with Autumn Shariff


Also recorded on a number of videos, EPs and albums, and have experience recording live performances.

Equipment:
Yamaha RBX 270J - bass
Stagg Electric Upright Bass
Ashdown Electric Blue 180 watt bass amp

Fender Telecaster 62 reissue (MIJ) - electric guitar
Taylor 114e - acoustic guitar

Yamaha C3 - grand piano
Korg SV-1 - stage piano
Yamaha DGX500 - electric piano / midi keyboard
M-Audio keyrig 49 - midi keyboard

Pearl MLX drum kit (5 piece)
Zildjian K light ride (24")
Zildjian K Constantinople Crash/Ride (19")
Zildjian K custom fast crash (14")
Zildjian A Mastersound Hi-Hats (13")
Pork Pie big brass snare (14")

Electric double bass
Double bass
2 Violins
Electric violin
Mahalo Ukelele

Macbook Pro 2.4ghz
7200rpm SSHD - Program drive
5400 rpm HD - recording drive
Logic 9 and Logic X
Yamaha HS50M Studio Monitors
Tascam US-122L audio interface (2 channel)
Saffire Pro 14 firewire interface (2 channel)
Saffire Pro 40 firewire interface (8 channel)
Native instruments Komplete 8 Ultimate
Native instruments Komplete 10 Ultimate
SE 2200A
Sontronics STC-1S (matched pair)
Shure Sm57
AKG D112
AKG C451B
Sennheiser e604 x 3

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