- Prestwick, GB
- £10 /hr
- Available now
I am an ex professionall musician with Degree in music offering a variety of services i.e. basic guitar and piano tuition, consultancy regarding creative thought including songwritingmore...I am an ex professionall musician with Degree in music offering a variety of services i.e. basic guitar and piano tuition, consultancy regarding creative thought including songwriting and inspiration as well as research into most musical arears such as the history of music, ecology and music (i wrote my Dissertation on this subject) etc...I am basicaly offerring the service of music consultancy where i can research an area of music or simply pass on the knowledge i have which will be set out in a structured format, step by step.
Area Covered: Ayr, Prestwick, Troon, Irvine
Work Experience Summary: 1999: Performed with the band Mercedes during a U.K tour (supporting Bellatrix and Coldplay). With this band i also supported the Clint Boon Experience and Brassy and par-took in an on the spot photo shoot after a gig with an American magazine.
Aug.1999-Feb. 2001: Semi-Professional keyboardist including some fully contracted/session work with the band: Mull Historical Society (Fully contracted on the band`s first two singles and credited as an additional keyboardist on four tracks on their debut album “Loss” which sold gold).Whilst in this band I appeared in a video recorded at “The Bunker” in London for the NME Channel and the keyboards performed on their 2nd single called “I Tried” was also featured on a video broadcast on MTV. Other work with M.H.S includes a Radio one evening session recorded at Cava studios in Glasgow, playing live at the Astoria in London, supporting (amoung others) the band Mansun. This gig was filmed for internet television. Other support slots with this band include; Turin Brakes, Elbow and Superstar.
2004-2005: Performed at the Burns festival and Edinburgh`s Liquid Rooms at T Break 2004 with my most recent band, StrangeFeelings. The latter gig was filmed by the BBC for possible broadcast. StrangeFeelings also performed at Ayr`s Burns Festival 2 consecutive years running (2004/05) supporting Finley Quaye at the 2005 concert. StrangeFeelings also received air play on Radio one in 2004 and have been featured in the Scotland on Sunday news paper dated Oct.31st, 2004.
2009: Currently presenting my own show on Ayr hospital radio once a week and involved with a music theropy group of adults who have suffered brain injuries. This is once a fornight at Headway, a charity organisation in Ayr.
Education Summary: Paisley University - BA Commercial Music (HONS)
Queen Margaret Academy -1985-89: “O” level music, “O” level geography.
Creative consultant/music research/music tuition/creative songwriting