Alan McGeoch

Bio / CV

Alan McGeoch is a professional musician best known for playing bass and guitar with the world renowned Red Hot Chilli Pipers!

From early on Alan studied piano, guitar and bass in his hometown of Hamilton, Scotland. His education progressed at North Glasgow College and led to his eventual move to playing professionally.

In 2011 he turned his passion into a full-time career; touring the world from Hong Kong to London, New York to Riyadh, and everywhere in between.

Looking towards the next step, he is excited to start sharing his experience and knowledge through lessons both in person and via Skype. Alan’s passion for music is a powerful fuel for both his career and in inspiring and guiding his students.

Current gig/show(s)

The Red Hot Cilli Pipers

Notable shows you have played?

T in the Park, Hyde Park, Augusta Golf Masters, Ryder Cup, Davis Cup, F1 Bahrain GP, Scotland Rudby Internationals, Scottish Football Internationals, MTV Music Awards.
All of these events, and many more, have been televised around the world on the BBC, STV, Sky and Fox TV stations.

Which model Overwater bass do you play?

2 x Perception 6 string (natural)
1 x contemporary J (red)

Why do you choose to play Overwater basses?

I truly believe I would not be where I am today if it hadn’t been for my Overwaters. They give me the tone I need to cut through in a rock band setting…with bagpipes!!

How long have you owned an Overwater bass?

I have been a dedicated Overwater player for the past 6 years

Photography credits to:
Colin Cameron Photography
Fenja Hardel
Benno Hunziker