Tutor - Bass & Drums
Ernie McKone is a UK-based bass player, producer and tutor whose specialty is jazz, funk, Latin and soul. At the moment, he is regularly playing with the Blockheads and has been the Music Director for legendary soul singer Candi Staton for the past 11 years. He has recorded and produced for many artists, including Lisa Stansfield and Beverly Knight.
Ernie’s track record also includes work with artists such as Da Lata, Sister Sledge, Galliano, Incognito, PUSH, Seal, Carleen Anderson, Leon Ware, Reuben Wilson, Paul Weller, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Marlena Shaw, Jean Carne and Michael Henderson, Urban Species, Reel People and Craig Charles Fantasy Funk Band.