I have been playing bass for more years than I care to remember. I describe my style as driving melodic but believe I can be gentle and tasteful as required.

Over the years I have lived in Watford (where I met the 2 others in Pagan Harvest), Oxford and Bristol. Currently I play bass and vocals for Pagan Harvest progressive rock band and for two covers bands – Ouch and Roadhouse.

I can cover most styles as required, and am always happy to be considered for any new work.

My influences range from people like Chris Squire, Andy Fraser, Norman Watt-Roy, Paul McCartney, James Jamerson, Jaco Pastorius, John Wetton to Les Claypool, Mark King etc

I currently am playing a Fender Jaguar using a pair of Aguilar SL112 cabs with a tone hammer 350 amp.




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See below a list of albums (only 1 album per artist) that have influenced me the most (I think of new ones every day !!!)
Love – Forever Changes
Scritti Politti – Anomie and bonhomie
Spirit – The Family that plays together
Steven Wilson – The raven
Steely Dan –Can’t buy a thrill
Free – Fire and water
Crowded House – Together alone
Doobie Brothers – The captain and me
Coldplay - Parachutes
Family – Music in a dolls house
Spocks Beard – Nocturne and dreamless sleep
Wishbone Ash – Argus
Stranglers – Rattus Norvegicus
Keane – Hopes and fears
David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust
Yes – Close to the edge
Prefab Sprout – Steve McQueen
King Crimson – In the court of the crimson king
Joe Jackson – I’m the man
Dr Feelgood – Down by the jetty
Tears for fears – The seeds of love
Deep Purple – Machine Head
Focus – Moving waves
Simply Red – Picture Book
Genesis – Selling England by the pound
Caravan – In the land of grey and pink
Beatles – Abbey Road
Travis – The man who
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Quicksilver Messenger Service
Television – Marquee Moon
Sensational Alex Harvey band – The impossible dream
Badfinger – Straight up
(I like small intimate gigs the best). There’s a pattern of these almost without exception being performances of bands I knew very little about when I saw them…..
Among my favourites are:
Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Stranglers
Dr Feelgood/Wilko Johnson Band
Jace Everett
Focus
Tears for Fears
Flowerpot (all girl teenage Bristol band)
Spirit
Family
Badfinger
Jace Everett