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Mr jack Sunaway
Mr jack Sunaway

Qualifications:
grade 5 bass guitar
grade 5 singing
BA(hons) 1:1 from the academy of contemporary music studying music performance , bass guitar
Instruments: bass guitar
music theory
Genre/Style(s): funk, blues, rock, soul, hip hop, jazz, fusion, pop
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

I am a 21-year-old BA Hons Music performance graduate of the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. I studied there for 3 years in which I not only received my certificate of higher education while studying their higher diploma course from 2012-2013 but also achieved a first in their degree program 2013-15. During this time I balanced academic life with seeking gigs and performances in the real world, I also have my own transportation.

Sight-reading performances

2014

February 2014- I played the bass for the orchestra in the Bats theatre group production of Andrew Lloyd Webbers Cats for a weeklong production including 2 matinee performance.

July 2014- I played bass in the orchestra in a week of performances for the palace of Variety show performed by the fleet amateur dramatics society. The show included many specific pieces as well as complicated and intricate medleys.

2015

January 2015- I depped on the show “Bat Boy” for an ACM tutor at the Southwark theatre in London. The show is widely considered to be one of the hardest shows currently In the west end of London.

July 2015- I played bass as part of the orchestra for a production of Looserville for the Guildford School of Acting (GSA).

Live performance and free-lance work

April 2015- I was part of a house band backing the world renowned guitar player Paul Gilbert at a clinic he performed at the Radisson hotel.

Through out 2014/15- I spent a lot of time in studios not only with my originals band “Harmasee” but doing many sessions for peers and colleagues at ACM , with genre’s including Jazz , country and club music, as well as consulting on many bass lines to compositions that my peers were writing for their dissertations and practical projects as part of there degree.

July 2015- through out the month of July 2015 I spent a lot of time performing as part of the backing band for the artist Jerry Williams. During this time , I performed many gigs with Jerry, including a television gig on the TV channel SubTv, performing live on there show SubTv music, playing a support slot at Thorpe Parks festival “rides and vibes” supporting the band “Rixton”, playing her EP pre-release gig at the Barfly in Camden and also playing the main stage at the Wilderness festival.

Through out 2014/15- during this time my originals band “Harmasee” has spent a lot of time playing venues in London, including the well-known venue “the troubadour” and “Surya”.

Teaching and academic experience


During my time at ACM I would privately tutor students and peers who struggled with the concepts we were studying at the time. During my free time I would also tutor students on different courses in music theory and had great reviews from all my students.
During the last months of my study’s at ACM while I was writing my dissertation and practical project I was also chosen by ACM to assist with there examination of there diploma students. Due to the lack of bass playing students on the diploma course , I was contracted to play for 10 different students final examinations and was given 2 weeks to work with the students to help them get the best performance for there final performance exam, I received great reviews not only from the students but from all the tutors who contacted me for the position, I am currently in discussion with ACM about this position becoming a recurring one for me .
For my dissertation I studied and analyzed the bass playing of the session bass player Marcus Miller, this not only gave me the chance to learn more about his playing but also gave me more material to use in a teaching environment and for my practical project I also wrote and designed a book based around Marcus’s playing and how the student can take influence from his playing style and choice of notes,

Contact jack

Address: chapel road
otley
ipswich
Suffolk
IP6 9NT
Phone: 01473 892022
Mobile: 07979641781
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £25.00

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