Chris Hartgroves [Jazz, 4 piece]
Hello, I'm a double & electric bassist for classical / jazz / interesting-other music (folk, blues, country avant-garde, theatre-involved, w.h.y.) around St. Albans.I play in the St Albans Symphony Orchestra (SASO), the Phoenix Mandolins, three Big Bands - the St Albans Jazz Ensemble (STAJE), the Hertfordshire Big Band (HBB), and Herts Swing.I'm also with several small jazz bands - Treble Clef (often at the Holly Bush, Redbourn on a Friday lunchtime), Semafour (mostly at the Rose and Crown, Sandridge, every month), Lulu and the Hulabaloos (see their Lemonrock page), and the Watling Jazz Trio.You can find pages I maintain for STAJE, Semafour and Treble Clef, with some other gigs (including SASO) listed on my 'gigs' page, (though they're not 'my' bands).I enjoy playing locally with like-minded souls, and building a reputation as a reliable resource. I'm no longer interested in doing one-nighters in Swindon or Derby, but happy to travel half on hour for rehearsals, an hour for gigs. I have good gear, and transport.I've played in all sorts of bands over the years (Rock, Jazz-Rock, Country, Latin, Blues, Folk) and would like to get involved with good eclectic / crossover projects bringing folk, jazz, and classical ideas together. Double bass is my main thing (acoustic or electric upright), but I've always got fretted and fretless bass guitars to hand.
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|Band name||Chris Hartgroves|
|Based in||St Albans, Herts|
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This band/artist page is jointly maintained by Lemonrock and Chris. Last updated 2 October 2021.