Subject Leader - Bass
Geoff Gascoyne has been a professional musician for over 30 years. He has played bass with such diverse artists as Michel Legrand, Everything but the Girl, Van Morrison, Sting, Georgie Fame (for 12 years), Sir Willard White, US3, Benny Golson, Bill Bruford, Jacqui Dankworth, Bob Dorough, Mari Wilson, Eddie Izzard, The Mingus Big Band, Peter King, John Martyn, Dianne Reeves, Guy Barker, Eartha Kitt.
From 2000 to 2007 Geoff worked exclusively with Jamie Cullum not only playing bass but as arranger and MD.
Geoff has appeared on over 150 recordings and has toured the world many times. He performed in a West End stage show ‘Lenny’ directed by Sir Peter Hall and featured in a Hollywood Movie, ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’ directed by Anthony Mingella.
He has recorded 10 CDs as a band leader and has arranged and composed music for countless others.
In the last 10 years Geoff has focused on music production work. As well as producing albums for Jamie Cullum, Jacqui Dankworth, Josh Kyle and San2 and his Soul Patrol he has composed and arranged music for a series of Library recordings for the legendary KPM label.
Geoff is also producer of the highly regarded series of 'Sessionband' applications for iPhone and iPad. Currently there are 8 apps available in the iTunes store, Jazz Vol. 1,2 & 3, Blues, Rock, Country, Drums & Ukulele.