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About frannie01

  • Birthday 05/05/1956

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  1. https://www.facebook.com/paulfrancisbasslessons/ Paul Francis is an Electric/Upright Bass player and backing vocalist from Camden Town North London. Now residing in Dorset. His Cv includes: Paul Weller Midge Ure London Beat,The James Taylor Quartet Ian Hunter,Steve Hillage, Maggie Bell & Chris Farlowe Paul Gilbert,Producers Braund Reynolds,Ashley Slater, Carl Verhayen, Mike Mangini & Virgil Donato, Antonio Sanchez to name a few Paul has taught at the following institutions Musicians Institute 1993-6. Acm Guildford 1997-12. International Guitar Festival Bass Courses 2004-08. He has also taught for Access to music, Berkshire Music trust Croatia Bass Camp Solent University. 30.00ph North Dorset based but can travel within reason. Paul Francis Bass tutor teaching cv 2017 (1).pdf
  2. New Site Features

    They say if it ain’t broke don’t fix it well it got fixed now it’s broke ....great 😕
  3. TC 250 combo repair help

    OK mate will do Thanks Paul
  4. TC 250 combo repair help

    Ok Might open it up again and take some Thanks Paul
  5. TC 250 combo repair help

    Hi Thats sounds great my email is [email protected] Thanks Paul
  6. TC 250 combo repair help

    Hi Dan Yes thought so Ive been quoted 150.00 to replace the digital board seems a lot to me Thanks for the info Paul
  7. TC 250 combo repair help

    Before I commit amplicide can any one, I repeat anyone help ? The digital part of my amp has gone by by.3 shops/repairers in the Dorset area have had no luck in diagnosing the fault. Can anyone help ? Thanks
  8. Pj bass make active?

    Hi I had active pick ups installed on my p bass 20 years ago not only was the output signal stronger but the actual tonal quality of the instrument was inhanced.The process devalued the bass which was built in 1979 but it sounds amazing to this day !
  9. Tc Bh250 amp problem

    Hi I have the same problem and the same response from 2 repairers in the the Dorset area apparently Absolute music can fix it as they use and have to service the amps in their rehearsal rooms
  10. Tc Bh250 amp problem

    Hi My bh250 packed up a few months back. I've been to 2 repairers who've said that due to the digital nature of the amp it couldn't be repaired by them and would have to go back to TC has anyone else had a similar problem Thanks Paul
  11. Paul Gilbert at The IGF 2005

    Thanks for your comments... [url="http://paulfrancisbass.webs.com/"]http://paulfrancisbass.webs.com/[/url] Paul F Electric/Upright Bassist
  12. Paul Gilbert at The IGF 2005

    I once spent months learning a set of tunes which included Scarified and Jack hammer for Paul Gilbert.I tried to explain to the festival organiser that this was [font=inherit]beyond my pay grade but he seemed to think that I'd be able to cope with the musical onslaught.[/font] [font=inherit]After the initial learning process and a change of several pairs of under pants, the dreaded day arrived, When PG got to the gig he pulled out a set list that looked a bit Saturday night pub band.( I can only assume he thought that he would be working with a local UK rhythm section myself and Pete Riley,and that it might be best to dumb down the gig.[/font] [font=inherit]I was a little dissapointed having spent 4 months learning his tunes and we ( as a rhythm section) kind of coerced him into playing the more difficult pieces) I'm glad we did !! [/font]not sure if he felt the same though ,but one can dream right ?[font=inherit] [/font] [font=inherit](The bass is quite low in the mix but the drums and guitar are quite frankly staggering)[/font] [url="https://soundcloud.com/frannie01/sets/paul-gilbert-igf-2005"]https://soundcloud.c...ilbert-igf-2005[/url] not sure if he felt the same though ,but one can dream right ?
  13. The Beatles messed up

    I really like this arrangement of the Beales eight Days a week. Terry Quinney our Tenor Saxophonist re harmonised and arranged it,it has a haunting quality I think, but what the fxx do I know ! [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2qrw3Hby9g"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2qrw3Hby9g[/url]
  14. Billies Bounce on Upright

    Billies Bounce straight forward mid tempo Jazz Blues in F in think.I was lucky to have Sagat Guiery to hand to play guitar he's great and has worked with Bryan Ferry and Mark king so made it really easy for me [url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekGvZq6lL8o"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekGvZq6lL8o[/url]
  15. Prince Purple rain 12/8 afro feel wth Bass solo

    [quote name='jimbobothy' timestamp='1436570943' post='2819321'] Just wondering if your solo was indeed 17 bars long? Seemed nice and flowing, I just got the feeling that the last phrase was one bar too long as I was expecting the solo to continue . [/quote] Hi, Sorry this is now over 2 years old thanks for the comments.I re-harmonised the changes for purple rain but as far as i know i soloed over 1 chorus ( 1 time through) I cant remember now how many bars the songs is but yeah just 1 time through bearing in mind I've used compound time 12/8 instead of the usual 4/4 17 bar solo sounds a bit complex for me but I'll have another listen. Actually thinking about it now I had to edit the mp3 down in size as there wasn't much storage left on here to post any files maybe thats it? Cheers PF