Based in South Wales UK available for UK, European & International work. Bass Guitar Fretless Bass Double Bass Piccolo Bass Synth/Key Bass Competent in all genres & styles. From Jazz, Rock & Pop to EDM, Soul & Funk. 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 Skype 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
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Interview with Phillip Court
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Over 15 years.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Work out progression & notes by clients & record 2 contrasting versions of a bass line.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Fully software based using Logic Pro X/ Outboard DI & Mic again into Logic Pro X.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Pino Palladino, Sean Hurley, Bill Banwell, James Jamerson, Nate Watts & Joe Dart.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Online/remote sessions for bass guitar, fretless bass, upright bass, piccolo bass & synth/keybass.