Alisdair MacRae Birch: Jazz Guitarist, Bassist (Upright/Double Bass and Bass Guitar) and Arranger
Originally from the UK, Alisdair MacRae Birch grew up in a musical family. Alisdair was raised with the Scottish traditions, Scottish songs and dance, and in the British music hall tradition (similar to American vaudeville). He has performed worldwide from Big-Band Jazz, through to quartets, trios, duos, and solo in music ranging from Jazz, to African Highlife, Jazz-Funk, Pop, Reggae, Calypso, Soca, Zouk and Samba. Known mainly for his guitar playing, Alisdair also continues to perform and teach his first instruments the Double Bass/Bass Guitar and Violoncello. He has worked as an artist in his own right and as much in demand sideman both live and in the studio. He has played, arranged and orchestrated many artists music, advertising jingles, movies and plays.