John Blease

Robert Plant / Paolo Nutini / Seal / Goldie

John Blease grew up in Prestwick on the west coast of Scotland and started his musical life playing in ceilidh bands. At the age of 17 he moved to London to take up a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music. Since then he has enjoyed performing and recording music with a vast array of eclectic artists including Robert Plant, Seal, Paolo Nutini, Goldfrapp, Ghostpoet, Goldie, Jamie Cullum, Ben Folds, Michael Bolton, Skepta, Donal Lunny, Ellie Goulding, Birdy, Lizz Wright and Mose Allison.

As a member of the Heritage Orchestra, he has worked with acts such as Tim Minchin, Anthony & The Johnsons, Giorgio Moroder, Unkle, The Streets, Scott Walker and Massive Attack as well as with the hugely successful “Ibiza Classics” project with Pete Tong, recording two number 1 selling albums.

John keeps himself busy at his own studio as well as recording on numerous film, tv and library sessions around London. He is a member of Brass Mask, a Mardi Gras/New Orleans inspired brass band and Typewritten, an all acoustic, multi-instrumental chamber project. John was also awarded an ARAM from his former music school, the Royal Academy of Music.

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