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September 28, 2020

With a 100% pass success rate for my mentorees I thought I'd give you all an insight to the mentorship I provide specifically for both the DipRSL & LRSL RSL Professional Diplomas as part of my Academic & Professional Musician Mentorship I provide.

Many teachers are...

August 8, 2020

Here's my bass line over Metallica's Nothing Else Matters for an upcoming online collaboration, without vocals for clarity regarding the bass.

Here is the originalcollaboration 

Playing my Fender American Deluxe Jazz Bass V. Strung with Optima Roundwound Studio strings,...

May 12, 2020

Here we have our first video project from my Jazz Quintet - The Bakery!

I really enjoyed playing this arrangement & there's also one or two tasty bass parts too! 

Arr. Keys/Synths - David Medllicot

Trumpet - Morgan Rees

Guitar - Rory Carr

Drums - Nathan Marshall

Bass - Me...

April 25, 2020

A very! short clip of a recent collaboration I was involved in with Nathan Marshall (Drummer of the Jazz Quintet I’m in called The Bakery)

I recorded using my Custom Overwater P5 In active mode with a slight boost to treble & mids, bridge pickup & straight into Logic P...

May 2, 2018

'Phill has been listed as a notable musician and one of the best bass players in the UK by numerous publications, websites and music industry professionals'

As of 02/05/18 I am now offering a new type of tuition/service!

Professional Musician Mentorship & Advice has...

November 1, 2017

We all know that we need to keep good time, lay down some smooth grooves & such, but what can make us stand out & achieve the ultimate goal of being a great bass player?

1. Do some homework.

Be it a recording session, jam session or live performance, make sure you br...

September 24, 2016

It’s been a very busy summer so far with plenty more to do before the start of September!

I’ve been gigging with Sankara the most this summer and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The West End Club in Barry had us back for a full set of energetic riffs, double bass drums, key...

September 24, 2016

Boom! I was studying for my level 4 teaching diploma and my A levels all at the same time. It was a huge struggle and looking back I could have done a lot more work. The tuition and lectures from Clark and Phil were so great! So much information and I had realised ther...

September 24, 2016

Is it worth it? A question that I ponder honestly about once a month, but how did I know I wanted to be a professional musician?

I bought a bass, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing but It looked cool when I saw John Deacon ripping it up! I had been in my school choir...

September 24, 2016

How many drummers does it take to change a light bulb?
Five: One to screw the bulb in, and four to talk about how much better
Neil Peart could’ve done it.

Okay so we have all heard the extreme amounts of drummer jokes out there but a serious and good point came up this...

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