Mark Elvin

Bio / CV

Mark has over 35 years professional experience as a bassist (electric/double bass/tuba), composer/arranger and educator.

Current gig/show(s).


Notable musicians/bands/shows you have played for/with/in?

West End shows: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Fame, and many as a deputy since 1993.

Artists: including The Drifters, Juan Martin, Ward Thomas

Sessions: TV and Library sessions (including Brilliant Music, Discovery Channel and Joe O’Connor), many albums (including Lou Stonehill, Andy Duerden and Phillip Browne) and countless demo/project recordings.

Which model Overwater bass do you play?

J5 fretted and fretless

Why do you choose to play Overwater basses?

Great sound. Great build quality. And Overwater cares about their players and their instruments.

How long have you owned an Overwater bass?

About 14 years.