Phillip Court

Professional Bass Player

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Based in South Wales available for UK, European & International work. Bass Guitar Fretless Bass Double Bass Bass VI Piccolo Bass Synth/Key Bass ​Competent in all genres & styles. Can sight read to a very high standard using standard notation & chord charts or can compose lines to fit any any & all tracks

Phill Court is a professional bass player, bandleader, composer & music educator based in South Wales UK. Interested in music at a young age Phill has striven to create career as an in demand bass player, composer & educator across the UK & Worldwide.

​As an educator Phill has achieved the highest qualifications in his field, DipRSL (Diploma in Music Teaching & LRSL (Licentiate in Music Teaching) Phill has studied under the tutelage of many world renown educators such as Clark Ellis G.I.T. Hons, Phil Harris LRSL, Ian Baker & many more.

He has built up a very successful private practice in South Wales & via online video over many years & boasts a 100% exam success rate.

As a bass player Phill has played many of the worlds biggest stages, festivals & concerts including Glastonbury & The O2. Currently playing for numerous artists/groups. Being a session player Phill is comfortable with any & all genres & can be found recording in some of the worlds best studios, filling in as a dep player for numerous acts & playing with many great artists.

​Phill's composing abilities started while studying A Level Music & Music Technology in school. He composes for many different projects including solo & group artists, TV & film, instructional tracks for students & educational publications.

Phill has been listed as a notable musician and one of the best bass players in the UK

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Interview with Phillip Court

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Online/remote sessions for bass guitar, fretless bass, upright bass, piccolo bass & synth/keybass.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Pino Palladino, Sean Hurley, Bill Banwell, James Jamerson, Nate Watts & Joe Dart.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Fully software based using Logic Pro X/ Outboard DI & Mic again into Logic Pro X.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Work out progression & notes by clients & record 2 contrasting versions of a bass line.

  9. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  10. A: Over 15 years.

Terms Of Service

Prices include the current exchange rate from $US - £GBP. Some services will require a quote & price breakdown. No work will be undertaken without a signed contract.

Gear Highlights
  • Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass V
  • Fender Custom Fretless Precision Bass
  • Johnson Piccolo Bass
  • Tokai 1982 Thunderbird Bass
  • Little Mark III Head
  • Traveler 102p Cabinet
  • Traveler 112p Cabinet
  • Various Effects
  • Moog Bass Synth
  • THM Slimline Double Bass
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