​Professional ​Bass

​Making Better Music

​7 ​Golden Rules for Making Better Music PDF

​Bassist for hire, independent composer and experienced teacher

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​Check out Al's Bandcamp page ​for a range of musical projects.

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Al's YouTube channel ​regularly updates with live footage, new music and tips to make you  a better musician.

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​Session​s, Lessons & Projects

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About ​Al Swainger

​Al has performed, recorded and taught all over the country and internationally for more than 25 years. 

Highlights include sessions, tours and workshops with :

Peter King, Grice, Paul Jones, P.P. Arnold, Scott Hamilton, Siobhan McCrudden, Gary Bamford, Gilad Atzmon, Mike Outram, Alan Barnes, Ant Law and many more as well as h​is own projects : 

Pointless Beauty, Biophosmos, Snow Giants and Mahatmosphere.

They Say

​Gary Bamford

​Composer & Multi-Instrumentalist

"Al is without doubt one the most creative musicians I've had the pleasure to work with. He's gently honest in the studio, a truly instinctive improvisor, wonderful composer and selfless accompanist."

​Kiera Osment

​Singer Songwriter & Multi-Instrumentalist

"​​A wonderful teacher who has a true love of music, which makes all the difference to students. Gave me the confidence to go to my first open-mic night too."

Boost Your Skills​. ​Make Better Music.

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7 Golden Rules for Making Better Music and get started today: