PLAYERS PAST AND PRESENT

Some of the Players we’ve built basses for over the years – you might even recognise a few of them.



Craig Adams – The Mission, The Cult, Sisters of Mercy
Keith Airey
– Nic Kershaw, Paul McCartney, Tom Jones – Sessions
Robert Ahwai – Chris Rea, Marvin Gaye, John Cale – Sessions
Andrew Bodnar – Elvis Costello, Graham Parker, Chrissy Hind – Sessions
Trevor Barry – Strictly Come Dancing band, Tommy Blaize Band – Sessions
Paul Carmichael – Flight, Alan Holdsworth, Ian Carr, Jon Hiseman – Producer
Richard Coughlan
– West End shows – Sessions
Dan Cooper (USA) – Ute Lemper, Composer/Educator; University of New York
Mark Cooper - String of Pearls, West End shows – Sessions
Jon Cooper - John Barrowman, Georgie Fame, West End Shows, TV Shows
Andy Cousin - All About Eve
Rod Clements – Lindisfarne, Pentangle – Sessions
Marcus Cliffe – Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Tasmin Archer
Phil Cranham
– Elaine Paige , The Proclaimers, West End shows – Sessions
Zoltan Dekany – Rick Runzigar, Dennis Rollins
Scott Devine – Martin Simpson, Gary Boyle, Peter Grant
Jim Donica (USA) – Joe Strummer, Maynard Ferguson, Broadway shows.
James Eager – West End Shows – Sessions
John Edwards – Status Quo
Mark Elvin – The Drifters and West End shows
Martin Elliott
– Michael Nyman, Gary Numan, West End shows – Sessions
John Entwistle - The Who
Mick Feat – Tina Turner, Mark Knopfler, Art Garfunkel – Sessions
Nathan Finn – West End Shows – Sessions
Brent Forbes – The Three Degrees, sessions, West End Shows
Mo Foster – Jeff Beck, Phil Collins, Dr John, Veteran UK Sessions
Peter Freeman (USA) – Alanis Morissette, John Cale, Nile Rodgers
Paul Geary – George Michael, Nik Kershaw, Geri Halliwell, Simply Red
Kevin Glasgow
– Tommy Smith, Tony Monaco, Clark Tracey
Paul Gray -The Damned
David Gilmour – Pink Floyd
Ross Hamilton – Wolfstone, Paul Towndrow

Carlos Henriquez (USA) – George Benson, Marc Anthony, Wynton Marsalis
Kenny Higgins
– Corinne Bailey Rae Band
Mark Hodgson
– Bill Bruford, Billy Cobham, Gwyneth Herbert
Roger Innes – Ruby Turner, Chakka Khan, Elkie Brooks – Sessions
Garry Jackson – John Surman, Guy Barker, Alan Barnes, John Horler
Ray Jackson - Lindisfarne, Rod Stewart, The Gathering
Dil Katz – District Six, John Etheridge – Sessions
Martin Kemp – Spandau Ballet
Rick Kemp – Steeleye Span, Micheal Chapman, King Crimson, The Gathering
Ian King – West End Shows – Sessions
Phil Laughlin – Rick Wakeman West End Shows – Sessions
Dave Markee – Eric Clapton, Frank Zappa, Joan Armatrading – Sessions
Lawrie MacMillan – Ray Wilson, Iron Horse, Stuart Adamson – Sessions
Cameron Maxwell – State Broadcasters
Andrew McKinney – Head of Bass at Guitar-X, James Taylor Quartet.
Steve McManus – Madonna, Tony Bennett, sessions. West End shows
Phil Mann
– Bass Institute tutor, West End shows, Tolis Zavaliaris - Sessions
John Mole – Colosseum II, Barbra Streisand, Morrissey Mullen, West End shows
Phil Mulford – West End Shows, TV shows; X Factor - Sessions
Rocky Newton – Michael Schenker
Mike Nichols – The Supremes, The Drifters, Total Guitar, West End Shows
William Orbit – Producer
Campbell Owens – Aztec Camera
Andy Pask – Freddie Mercury, Madonna, The Pet Shop Boys
Keith Pebberdy – Suzanne Vega, Tony Christie – Sessions
Rufus Philpots – Planet X, Sax Appeal, Dave O’Higgins – Sessions
Guy Pratt – Pink Floyd, Bryan Ferry, Michael Jackson – Sessions
Tony Reeves – John Mayall, Colosseum , Davy Graham, Big Chief
Martin Roach – Martin Taylor, Johnny Mathis – Sessions
Jasper Stainthorpe -Then Jericho
Gene Torres (USA) – Bobby McFerrin, Ben E. King, Broadway shows
Ewen Vernal – Deacon Blue, Cappercialle, Kate Rusby