It's not often you get the chance for feedback on your music performance from someone who's worked in the music industry - but that's exactly what we have for you here!
This free 121 with Ben Jones will leave you with valuable feedback and actions to help take your music performance to the next level.
What do I need to do:
- Simply submit your video performance, and Ben will discuss actions and general feedback during this individual 15 min session between you both.
Please ensure the sound quality is good, and the camera angle will ensure Ben can give you relevant feedback on your performance.
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About Ben Jones
Ben is the Programme Leader for our BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance course. As a professional bassist and musical director with over a decade of playing experience both live and in the studio at some of the world's greatest venues, he brings this extensive experience to help you improve your performance skills and develop your musicality.
Prefer to have feedback sent to you?
Choose your instrument and one of these musicians will get back to you with up to 5 minutes of feedback within 5 days.
Want it back quicker? Book a slot with Ben here.
ACE (SKUNK ANANSIE)
As the guitarist in UK rock band Skunk Anansie, Ace is one of the most well known British musicians and performers. The group formed back in 1994, going on to become a huge success story, selling millions of albums and racking up more than 25 million annual Spotify streams.
Skunk Anansie continue to be active and sell out huge tours and shows. Alongside the group, Ace has enjoyed a brilliant career in music education for the last 25 years as well as working in music production, collaborating with a whole host of European acts and groups.
DAVID COMBES (VOCALS)
Over his diverse career David Combes has built a strong reputation on the London session singing circuit singing with, amongst others, Beyoncé Knowles, Westlife, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Kylie and Bring Me The Horizon.
David is a highly regarded session singer, talent agent, and vocal coach with credits ranging from prime time television to musical theatre.
SIAN MONAGHAN (DRUMS TUTOR)
Having recently won Americana Association UK’s ‘Instrumentalist of the Year Award 2020’, Siân Monaghan is well known for working across styles with a range of artists including REWS, Jessie Buckley, Stick in the Wheel, She Drew the Gun, China Crisis and The Wandering Hearts.
Thanks to her passion and commitment to all her musical endeavours, she has been named one of London's most skilled and inspiring drum tutors.
DAVE TROKE (BASS TUTOR)
Dave Troke is a session bassist that has worked with many top pop acts and producers who most recently joined the Spice Girls on their 2019 Tour.
His experiences and reliability as a player means he's not only gracing some of the biggest live stages but also played with a huge list of clients in other settings including Josh Groban, Tulisa, and Professor Green
BOBBY HARRISON (GUITAR TUTOR)
With more than 30 years of experience playing many styles of music, Bobby Harrison has recorded at top studios including London’s Abbey Road and has toured the world, performing at prestigious venues such as London’s Royal Albert Hall, O2 Arena, and Wembley Arena.
Bobby Harrison has worked as a touring and studio guitarist with Sir Cliff Richard, Brian May, Bonnie Tyler and the hit musicals We Will Rock You and The Rocky Horror Show.