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From the blog

French Adventure

Map of Montpelier and Nimes, France

From August 2017, I’ll be in Europe for a year, based in the beautiful village of Mus, not far from the Roman city of Nimes and its close neighbour Montpelier. I lost out on another dutch Elvis tour, scheduled for April – June 2017, through an unfortunate arm injury. Well[…]

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New deliBass Collaboration Feat. Ruva

She Took What She Wanted (feat. Ruva) header

She Took What She Wanted is the latest track by deliBass, and the first to come from their collaboration with Ruva. It was released in January 2017 and features the wonderful Ruvarashe Ngwenya on vocals and Toby Bender on percussion. It’s another spacey downtempo track with a haunting groove and[…]

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Elvis : I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Ben Thompson, star of Elvis : I'll Be Home For Christmas

I played bass and sang backing vocals on the show during December 2016. It was a special Christmas show featuring Ben Thompson, one of the world’s top Elvis tribute artists. The 17-date theatre tour of Holland played to 500 to 1500-seater venues throughout the country. Ben, who was voted Europe’s[…]

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British Pop Invasion 2016

Got the bass gig on a 34-date tour of Holland with the British Pop Invasion show. It’s a well established production, playing British music from the 1960s, featuring artists such as the Beatles, the Kinks, the Hollies, the Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, Cilla Black, Lula and Petula Clark. The production[…]

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New deliBass Collaboration

Tallulah Bankhead quote

This track has been mixed for us by Preben Raunsbjerg in London. He is a Danish producer who is holed up in a studio in Harlesden, NW London. But he also happens to be a virtuoso guitarist! He’s added his genius to a track we put together with Alexander Nettlebeck[…]

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The Flying Submarine

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that

I’ve just finished a new deliBass collaboration with Portugese guitarist, Andre Leitao. It’s Andre’s composition, The Flying Submarine but we’ve given it a new arrangement and, naturally, plenty of bass! We love the downtempo groove and hope you do too. The collaboration was set up through the site. Check[…]

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Other Live Projects

At the beginning of 2014, Jon played his first gig with Tania Rose and her equally talented sidekick, Simon Rigby, in The Oaks, NSW. The 3-piece played a set of Simon’s arrangements of Beatles, Sting, Carpenters and Peter Gabriel tracks and went down a storm. Tania, Simon and Jon are[…]

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Jon Mellor on Bass