Alex Bowler has impressed and delighted audiences with his dynamic bass playing since he was a teenager! He has worked with some of the finest musicians in the UK rock scene including Cliff Moore and the legendary rock drummer Ted McKenna (Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Rory Gallagher, Greg Lake, Michael Schenker Group, Ian Gillan) in his band McKenna's Gold.
Alex performs bass concerts called Back To Bassics! Audiences can expect and entertaining set of instrumental numbers, all played on the bass, from artists as wide-ranging as Michael Jackson, Peter Green, Led Zeppelin and Stanley Clarke, as well as Alex's own compositions. As well as playing the bass, Alex intersperses each Back To Bassics event with stories of his life as a bass guitarist and talks about his musical influences. With his ability to play many different styles of music on the bass including funk, disco, blues, jazz-rock and Spanish Flamenco-style soloing, Alex is sure to delight lovers of great music from across the generations and all fans of the bass guitar!
Please contact Alex if you would like to book a Back To Bassics event.
"Alex is a solid and precise bass player with a real sense of melody, technique, feel and time .... all qualities that I love in a great bassist!"
Thanks to David Jarman our stage manager for the above clip!