John Blease (Independent)

John Blease is an established London-based musician who plays in many different bands, spanning many genres.

Here are some of the fantastic artists John has been fortunate to record or tour with in recent years:

PAOLO NUTINI – international touring

JAMIE CULLUM – international touring and recording

TIM MINCHIN – UK Orchestral tour, BBC Proms and DVD

GOLDIE – “Timeless” live show and recording

BEN FOLDS – UK Orchestral shows

GHOSTPOET – international touring and recording

PETE TONG – Ibiza classics recording and tours, UK No. 1 album

NEWTON FAULKNER – world tour/Jay Leno

OLLY MURS – recorded on debut album, reaching UK No.1

HERITAGE ORCHESTRA – many projects recording or performing with acts such as Anthony & The Johnsons, The Streets,  Massive Attack, Stan Sulzmann, Amon Tobin and Airto Moreira plus plenty others.

Other work includes Ellie Goulding, Alison Balsom, Chaz Jankel, Beardyman, Michael Bolton, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mose Allison, Lizz Wright, Birdy, Labrinth, BBC Big Band, Will Young, Georgie Fame, Wretch 32, Royal Shakespeare Company, UNKLE, Metropole Orchestra, Brass Mask, Tommy Smith, Colin Towns, Lethal Bizzle, Wilkinson, Joe Stilgoe, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Stormzy, Hue & Cry, Clare Teal, Plaid, Gilad Atzmon and Bette Midler to name a few, plus playing on many TV/film and library sessions.

In 2014, John was also awarded an ARAM from his old music school, the Royal Academy of Music.