Bee for Bass
Andy Hamill is a leading UK double bass player, known for his work with Natacha Atlas, 4 Hero, Laura Mvula, Carleen Anderson, Mark Murphy, Rumer, Nitin Sawhney and Kylie Minogue. This is his first solo album, featuring collaborations with some of the artists he has worked with. Many of the songs were written specially for the project. The album features the voices of Carleen Anderson (Young Disciples/Brand New Heavies), Jeb Loy Nichols, Tony Penultimate (Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain), US jazz singing legend Mark Murphy, Rebecca Hollweg, Valerie Etienne (Galliano), Rosie Brown, Omar, Ursula Rucker (Roots/King Britt), Shea Seger, Trudy Kerr, Anita Wardell, and Kenny Young (of Kenny Young & The Eggplants). With instrumentalists Chris Bowden and Tony Woods (saxes), Ben Castle (bass clarinet), Adam Glasser (harmonica), Shrikanth Sriram of 'Badmarsh & Shri' (tabla and Indian flute), Thelma Hamill (bowed double bass), and Tom Gordon and Justin Woodward (percussion).