Alex Moore
Session Musician


Based in West London Alex has been playing Bass Guitar and Double Bass sessions since 2001 and is available for work, playing all styles, either live, in the studio, online or for musical theatre productions

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About


Having studied Jazz at Middlesex University and Electric Bass with UK's leading solo bass guitarist, Steve Lawson, Alex has built up his reputation as a session musician working with many different artists and producers both live and in the studio.

Most recently seen supplying the low end for UK hip-hop superstar Roots Manuva on his UK tour, busy session man Alex can also be found performing live with CBeebies’ “Mr Bloom”, touring with "Starstruck" and "Britain's Got Talent" finalist Andrew Bourn and is part of the in house rhythm section at Pana Studios. He also spends time in pit bands for musicals across the country, including recent shows of “Choir Of Man” in the West End.

As well as this, in 2016 he launched his YouTube channel, MTBassCovers;
a collection of bass covers of popular Musical Theatre hits.

Alex has Qualified Teacher Status and provides music instrument lessons in Junior and Secondary schools, as well as private tuition from his own studio.

He is endorsed by Ashdown Engineering, Elites Strings, Cosmic Ears IEMs
and uses Fender Bass Guitars.


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Testimonials


"Alex Moore is a highly experienced and talented Bass Player, there’s no doubt about it. But more than that, he brings a wealth of other qualities to any given situation.

He’s always prepared and the first to put his hand up. He’s a great team player but also a fantastic leader if the situation requires it. If there’s a problem, he’ll find the solution and is always on the lookout to learn new things. He’s adaptable, accommodating and on top of everything, a fun chap who’s always a pleasure to spend time with.

I’ve worked with him since 2016 and hope to do so for many years to come. Diligent in work and delightful in demeanour"

- Ben Faulks, CBeebies "MrBloom"

"Alex is not only a fantastic musician but an amazing asset to have on any project you have in mind, he is diligent, enthusiastic, professional, creative and calm and I guarantee that once you use his services he will become your go to, first call contact."

- Guy Cresswell, Managing Director at Promus Productions Ltd.

"If you ever need a bass player that is willing to put the work in and is very easy to work with then Alex is your man. Well rounded solid bass playing."

- Brian "Cookie" McCook, Producer / Drummer / MD

"Alex is without doubt one of the most well rounded and adaptable musicians I've ever had the pleasure of working with. His cross-genre knowledge and general musicianship is at high-end industry standard. Most importantly he's a really nice guy and very easy to work with!"

- Jonny Amos, Producer/A&R, The SongLab

"Alex is a great bass player and is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual. He is professional and communicates well and has excellent musical abilities. I look forward to working with him further in the future."

- Kate Barker, Director - Divinyl Music Ltd.

"Alex is a fine musician, very adept at all styles, a consummate professional and a pleasure to work with."

- Ian Titchener, Managing Director, The Music Consultancy

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Live Dates

  • "Mr Bloom & His Band"

    SENDfest, Norfolk

  • "The Magician's Elephant"

    Questors Theatre, Ealing

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Chequer Mead Theatre, E.Grinstead

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Merlin Theatre, Somerset

  • "Sinatra And Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Quaglinos, London

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    The Quarry Theatre, Bedford

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Tivoli Theatre, Bournemouth

  • "Footloose"

    The Radlett Centre, Radlett

  • "The Little Mermaid"

    Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Frome Theatre, Frome

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    The Institute, Braintree

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Bourne End Community Centre, Bourne End

  • "Born To Swing with Andrew Bourn"

    Bibis Italianissimo, Leeds

@alexmoore10

Teaching


Having earned a B.A. in Jazz Music Alex trained as a secondary school Music Teacher and achieved Qualified Teacher Status. Since then he has gone onto providing musical education at both Junior and Secondary schools teaching Keyboard, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Bass Guitar, Recorder, running Choirs, Orchestras, Jazz Bands and Singing Assemblies as well as Percussion and Music Education workshops.

Currently Alex focuses on Guitar (Classical, Acoustic and Electric), Bass Guitar, Piano (Classical and Jazz) and Keyboard working from the Rockschool and Trinity syllabi at four schools in the London Borough Of Hillingdon as well as privately from his studio in Ruislip, HA4.

All lessons are tailored to the student, addressing their strengths and weaknesses but most importantly what they are looking to achieve from their playing. Areas covered include technique, reading (tablature and standard notation), music theory, ear training and styles.

Private lessons are £20/half an hour.

Alex is Enhanced DBS checked and has taken the latest Child Protection Training.

Contact Alex for further details.

Live
Touring with Roots Manuva
Live
N.U.M.B. at the SW Music Awards
Session
Recording Double Bass at Pana Studios
Live
"Choir Of Man" in the West End
Live
Bastedo live at the Jazz Cafe
Live
CBeebies' "Mr Bloom"

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Showreel available on request