As the newest member of the Black and Blues Band Alan has over 30 years bass playing experience. Starting out in the 90’s with well renowned Prog Rock outfit Rysk, he played live extensively around the Midlands and Wales. He then continued to hone his craft performing with various rock and blues outfits over the years.
He has recently returned from a break to work with singer/songwriter Crispin Jones and producer Marc Joy (Oasis, Primal Scream), before finding his blues roots again with the Black and Blues band. His energetic fingerstyle technique adds a new dimension to the band’s sound.
Alan uses Warwick and Ibanez basses, with his main instrument being a hand-built Warwick Corvette bass.
He uses Genzler amplification and custom built Eminence speaker cabinets.
To complete the soundscape, Zoom digital effects are also utilised.