Ida Hollis

Session Bassist

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I'm a London based session musician and bass guitarist for the popular, high-energy band Lydian Collective. Our music has received over 2.4 million Spotify streams and more than 1.4 million YouTube views to date. I'm very passionate about the role of the bass in a track and always put 100% of my energy and creativity into every recording I make.

I studied Jazz at music college but have always played many different styles including Funk, Fusion, Pop, Blues, Folk, Soul, Hip Hop and more. Check out the audio tab for some examples of my playing.

I am a bassist and guitarist living and working in London. Since graduating from Birmingham Conservatoire’s B.Mus jazz course I have been working as a performer, recording artist and instrumental tutor.

As a performer I have been involved with a wide variety of projects - from jazz bands to musical theatre productions. I'm very active on the UK music scene playing with various jazz, folk and fusion outfits including the popular high-energy band Lydian Collective. Our music has received over 2.4 million Spotify streams and more than 1.4 million YouTube views. Our debut album ‘Adventure’ reaching the top 10 in the iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Bandcamp Jazz charts within just days of its release. I have performed at venues such as Cadogan Hall, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, 606 Jazz Club, Birmingham Symphony Hall and London’s Southbank Centre as well as at many festivals, including Glastonbury, Latitude and Green Man and I have performed with some of the UK’s finest musicians including Gwilym Simcock and Tate Britain Resident Artist Tim Whitehead.

I'd love to hear about your project, you can get in touch via the contact button above.

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

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Vitali V.
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    It was such a pleasure to work with Ida! She is an exceptionally talented musician and very kind person. Everything from communication to the delivery was on point and her playing propels the track to a higher level.
    I will be reaching out again soon with more tunes!
    Thanks, Ida!
    Highly recommend.

  2. Review by Michael Palmer / Born Music
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    Ida is a stunning bass player who truly knows how to play for the song. With great melodic ideas and rhythm that sits in the pocket.
    A great easy presence in the studio and a total
    Pro.

    You won’t regret hiring her.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Lydian Collective
  • Snarky Puppy
  • Vulfpeck
Gear Highlights
  • Fodera Custom Monarch Bass
  • Warwick Corvette Bass
  • Genz-Benz Shuttle 6.0 Tube Preamp
  • Epifani Cab
  • Focusrite Interface
  • Logic Pro
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Special deals available for multiple tracks, contact me for more information! Check out my website for videos of my playing.

  • My interview for Bass Guitar MagazineAug 25, 2020

    Thanks to Bass Guitar Magazine for interviewing me. I have subscribed to this magazine since I first started learning bass as a teenager, so it is a lovely life moment to be featured inside! You can read the full interview on my blog.