Friday, September 15, 2006

Local muso links

Other musicians and bands in and around the Bath and Bristol area....


Bands.....
fattyboombasstic.co.uk - probably the best band in the world, tracks, pictures gig dates etc.

Bathandbristolmusic.co.uk - a compilation of bands in Bath and bristol.

Bootie and the hofish - fantastic funk and disco covers band with a great name.

Dudlow Joe- blues, boogie and rock and roll band available for all events that need some good times and fun!

Nicole fermie trio -Trio led by Nicole and her red strat.

If you need a band at late notice this is the site to head for.
LastMinuteMusicians.com UK Entertainment Directory & Live Music Agency
Band me up.com..........

visit our page at
www.band-me-up.com

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Drums
The rhythm machine - drum tuition services set up by Martyn James and Mark Whitlam.

Howard Gill- Great drum teacher who plays with the Nicole Fermie trio.

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Bass
Roshan Wijetunge- bass player known as 'Tosh' fully accomplished on the double bass and electric bass. Available for tuition, live music and any session work.

Tom Woodworth- Long time friend and fine bass player.

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Guitars

myspace.com/johndiver - more of me on the net

Ben Blackmore - brilliant jazz guitarist and bass player based in Bristol.

Evan Green- great guitarist also based in Bath, fluent in lots of styles but with a passion + spot on technique for rock.

Sam Blake- guitarist offering guitar lessons and band workshops in Bradford on Avon. He can also offer session guitar work, depping work, sound engineering and a function band for all occassions.

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Saxophone
Berry Goddard- fantastic jazz tenor and soprano sax player available for tuition, gigging and session work.

Blowout Sax- funky sax school in Bath

Ben Plocki- local Bath dude originally from Poland who blows a fine sax.
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Pianos
Dale Hambridge- jazz pianist based in Bristol.

Sulis Pianos- piano showroom selling, hiring, moving and tuning used and new pianos

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Photographers
These guys have all very kindly done us some great photos and band shots over the years.

Oke Oglai
Lee Burman
Edward Elias
Steve Dubois

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  • Online resources for jazz guitar etc:
Jazz guitar.be -good resource for the jazz guitarist.
Play jazz guitar - pretty good site that has some lessons on it.
Kevin Van Sant- American jazz guitarist with some nice videos and a lesson on 'bumping'. Offers online tuition.
Jazz Guitar - website of the magazine.
Just jazz guitar- similar guitar mag.
Classic Jazz Guitar- a site full of mp3s and articles etc. Originally made to write about Johnny Smith, but it soon grew to cover lots of other guitarists.
You tube! - one of the best resources for seeing out of date videos and unknown talents.
Dutchbopper Try this Dutch jazz guitarist for starters.

  • Others
  • Tips to prevent RSI- Good article courtesy of Ultimate guitar.com

  • learn to beat box





  • Don't lose the music




  • - Aims to make sure people know how and why to protect their hearing while enjoying music.

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