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Primary Instrument: Various

Born: May 19, 1957    

Geoffrey has honed a musical approach that walks a knife-edge between the singer-songwriter and ambient club or world fusion approach to music making. Improvising is an important process in Geoffrey's intuitive composing style.

The UK born multi-instrumentalist (guitars, keys, percussion), composer and singer- songwriter has built a career for himself in New York City on the back of six CD releases, a steady stream of work with Theatre and Modern Dance Companies, and a reputation as a stellar solo performer.

Early influences included Gordon Lightfoot, Celtic harpist Allan Stivell, Ravi Shankar, and Umm Kulthum. Living in multiracial Brixton as a child, with reggae on the streets, pop and art music at home, gave him a deep appreciation of the breadth of the art. He played bass in an improvising jazz/punk band whose members' credentials included the Soft Machine and Third Ear, jammed with Reebop Kwaku Baah, studied Electronic music and harmony at London's Goldsmiths College in New Cross, and assisted in building Falconer's first studio, alongside the Eurythmics....
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Featured recording “HEMISPHERE”

Latest Release

HEMISPHERE

(2009)

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Guitars: Gibson J45, Gibson J 185 Basses: Fender Jazz Fretless, ESP M IV, Percussion: Udu, Ubang, Talking Drums, Congas, Djembe, Handsonic 15,Wavedrum etc, Keyboards: Korg SV-!,Korg Triton Extreme, Korg Poly six, Korg R3
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