Hugh Richardson | Bass Tutor | ICMP London

Hugh Richardson is a bass player, arranger, and composer currently living in London. As a teacher, Hugh owns and runs the website for online bass tuition,

Currently on tour with Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, during his extensive professional career Hugh has also performed with Emmy Award nominee Tituss Burgess, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Broadway singers Erich Bergen and Christina Bianco, conductor and MacArthur Award winner Marin Alsop (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), Marc Russo (Tower of Power), John Cowan (The Doobie Brothers), Broadway MD James Sampliner (orchestrator of Legally Blonde), as well as playing support slots for The Hoosiers and The Doobie Brothers.

On his YouTube channel 'OnlineBass Guitar' Hugh is sharing bass lessons, gear reviews and tips to a community of over 7.000 subscribers.

Hugh is proud to endorse Vanderkley Amplification and the A-Designs Audio REDDI direct box.

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