Easygoing bassist with added percussion skills looking to play regular live gigs!
Ex drummer turned bassist, lots of experience in many styles and very flexible, but a total ear player, can't read to save my life! Keen to play for fun as well as money (though money is always nice :) ) and very happy to support charity and community music projects. Particularly looking for local musicians/bands to participate with both regularly and irregularly as my current bands are fairly occasional at present.
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Interview with Andy Dawson
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Playing a great gig with an appreciative audience! No other feeling like it.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Although I say I can't read, people never believe it...
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Played as a drummer in my teens/20s, but was reborn as a bassist about a decade ago, and wish I'd never stopped :)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Complementary :)
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Allsorts, but love the blues :)
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My ear!
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Stuart Zenden, Jeff Berlin
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mostly gigging with the Paramount Blues Band!