|Bass Guitar ability:||Expert||Like to join a band:||Yes
2001-current, played in bands and function bands playing various genres such as pop/punk, Blues/rock, Rock, pop (60’s – current pop), Motown, metal, Jazz, a Pantera tribute band and original material.
2002-current, Played at Colne Blues Festival, Maryport Blues Festival, Cork Jazz Festival. Toured, England and Ireland playing pubs, clubs and theatres. Played across the London doing sessions, performing in function bands and original bands., Currently based in Manchester working for Warble Entertainment playing weddings, corporate events and parties.
2004-2009, Uncle Neil‘s Music Store, Colne, Lancashire.
Selling a large variety of equipment eg. Guitars, amplification PA systems, and musical accessories.
Bass and Guitar teacher
2004 - 2009, Uncle Neil’s Music Store, Colne, Lancashire and private
Teaching bass guitar and guitar
Music Events Organiser and Promoter
2008, Pendle Leisure Trust, Colne, Lancashire.
Organised and promoted music event Room on Fire featuring 5
Organised, set up and run PA at Maryport Blues Festival
Organised, set up and run PA at private functions
The Central Bar as a bar associate, September 2010 – 2012
The Ford Madox Brown as a bar associate 2012 - current
Education and Qualifications
Popular Music Performance degree at Tech Music Schools, Bmus Hons 2:1 (B)
Nelson and Colne College 2007-9 Advanced Levels: Music (C),
Music Tech (C)
Achieved Music Student Of The Year (2009)
Grade 8 Rock School Bass Guitar (Merit)
Grade 8 Rock School Guitar (Merit)
Grade 5 Theory (Merit)
Nelson and Colne College 2006-7 Btech National Diploma Music (Merit)
Electively Home Educated 2000-6
Colne Park Primary School 1994-2000