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Al Swainger

Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: June 5, 1972    

Born in 1972, Al began playing the cornet and piano at the age of 6; he also tried the trumpet & tenor horn before finally settling on the french horn at 11. His teen years were spent in a wide variety of ensembles and stylistic settings - classical, jazz, pop and rock - often 4 or 5 days a week throughout his schooling. Mainly performing on french horn at this time but also on piano and self taught electric guitar and bass. He also developed an enthusiasm for computer music, composing & arranging extensively using sequencing software and home recording equipment.

Al earned his degree in music from Colchester institute in 1993 and a teaching certificate the following year from Bretton Hall. Whilst studying for his degree he held the piano chair in the university big band as well as continuing to play orchestral french horn....
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Electric Bass: Westone Thunder Jet, DR Lowrider strings Double Bass: German circa 1870, Eva Pirazzi strings Amplification: Ashdown Mag 300 Head, Ashdown 4x8 Cab
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