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Bands and projects

A major part of Luke as a working musician is his interest in musical theatre and pit band work . He works as a dep around the UK for a huge range of productions and projects whilst also working as a guitarist in runs of musical theatre productions.

Luke is currently booked as the resident guitarist for “Hello Cabaret”. This is a musical theatre performance that currently takes place in “Ffresh” at the Welsh Millennium Centre and “The Hyst” in Swansea.

He also works as the guitarist in one of the countries top Bruno Mars tribute acts , “Mars Live.”

Luke co-leads a contemporary jazz trio called ” 2alike” playing original music and fusing the jazz tradition with electronics.

He regularly gigs weddings and functions in pop and rock contexts but also as part of Ceilidh bands and folk ensembles.

 

 

Bio

Luke is a professional freelance session guitarist based in Cardiff.

He routinely teaches around Cardiff and is a tutor on the Royal Welsh College of Music Junior Conservatoire jazz course every Saturday.

He frequently records with many bands, either as a session player and occasionally as  engineer, with the ability to record comprehensive guitar tracks straight from a professional studio and at home.

 

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For those further afield, Luke also splits his time between York and Lancaster, so is able to attend concerts and gigs in these areas.

Skills

A very strong sight reader in all styles

Whilst primarily a performer, he also composes material for his trio, “2alike” and frequently transcribes extensive solos and full arrangements.

He regularly tutors both online and in 1-1 lessons in Cardiff.

Currently studying under some of the best musicians in the UK at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Passionate about a wide variety of music.

Very competent improvisor in all styles.