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Jonny Gee

Double Bass

A versatile bassist with an interest in small ensembles:
baroque / opera / jazz / world / chamber music
& film/TV session work
+ Rehearsal studio in Archway (max.18 players)
Guildhall: visiting professor (chamber music coach) for Junior Strings

Professional experience includes:


Britten Sinfonia (guest principal)
BBC Concert Orchestra (recordings & concerts)

LFO (guest principal)
RPO Concert Orchestra (extra)

ETO (principal bass; tours inc.Turn of the Screw, Ariodante)
Sinfonia Verdi (principal bass)
Southern Sinfonia (Sir Roger Norrington, co-principal 2009-2015)
Serafine Sinfonia (principal bass)
LCO (London Contemporary Orchestra)
National Symphony Orchestra (guest principal)

Royal Opera House (Walker Dance tour, deps)
The Contemporary Music Group (Diego Masson)
City Of Birmingham Concert Orchestra
Pimlico Opera tours



Solomon’s Knot (founder member)

The Sixteen
Red Priest
CBSO (deps)
DFBO (continuo + tutor, Dartington 1997-2007)
London Handel Orchestra
Brandenburg Baroque Soloists
Chameleon Baroque
Brook Street Band

Rosenau Sinfonia (Stephen Brown)
Hilary Skewes, Spitfire, Morgan-Pochin, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Studio Players

Abbey Road, Air Lyndhurst, Metropolis, Angel + my home studio

TVC: Vivaldi Jaguar E-Pace advert:

How Music Works (Howard Goodall, Channel 4)
BAFTA-winning soundtrack for Henry VIII (Phil Sheppard, Channel 4)
Live music coach: Green Fingers (Helen Mirren/Clive Owen feature film)

MD for Heineken “The Date” (winner of MIPTV “Brand of the Year Award 2012)
DJ Mista Trick Swing&Bass album “YOU" (2021)

Michael Csany-Wills post-romantic orchestral (single double bass, track 2 The Siege):

World Music/Latin:

Ravi Shankar (Sanmelan)
King Salsa (2007-present)
La Mariposa Tango (1998-present)
Antonio Forcione Quartet (2005-2011)
Penradin (Celtic acoustic quintet)
Ceilidh Liberation Front (Tom Newell)

London Tango Festival Quintet

London Tango Orchestra

Chamber Music:

ZUM (1999-2005)
The Chamber Music Company (since 1998)
Kosmos Ensemble Tour 2007
Rossi Quartet (quintets)
Carducci Quartet (quintet work)
IMS Prussia Cove 1993 (Autumn)

Jazz, etc:

Jacqui Dankworth & Jim Mullen
Orphy Robinson MBE (in Jonny’s quartet “Ping Machine”)
                                  Pipkin's All Star New Orleans Trio
The Gypsy Dynamite (1940s swing)
Ruby & The Dukes (1950s rock'n'roll)
Spottiswoode (Americana)
Ruthie Culver (incl.Radio 3 live & recorded broadcasts)
Blue Harlem & Latin Underground
Pete Long’s Goodmen Orchestra
The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra (chair)
Tornado Rosenberg & Lollo Meier
The Jazzberries

Theatre: Including
West Side Story (Pimlico Opera)
Rat Pack touring
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Fiddler on the Roof
lots of Sondheim + G&S etc.

A Bad Idea — with Sir Brian May & Queen drummer Roger Taylor (2009-10)
“You” — Swing&Bass album with DJ Mista Trick

Radio 2 singer-songwriter: Sara Spade & The Noisy Boys (since 2012)
Live appearances 2009 & 2010 in “A Bad Idea” with Sir Brian May, Sir Roger Daltry, Roger Taylor & Ben Elton
Musical Director for Heineken’s award-winning TV commercial “The Date” 2011
Hayley Westenra (Far East Tour 2010)
Joanna Eden SuperGroup (since 2008)
Kelly Dickson & MamaFeelGood (deputy 2008-present)
Sophie Solomon (Universal debut tour 2005-06)
Nigel Burch & The Flea-Pit Orchestra (2002)

Education (1990-96):      

1995-97: Trinity College of Music

Baroque+modern studies with Chi-Chi Nwanoku 1994-95
Archer Jazz Scholarship 1995-96

1991-94: Royal Holloway University of London

(BMus, University of London+Choral Scholarship)

& Copenhagen University / Danish Royal Conservatory

(1 year ERASMUS scholarship to study with Mette Hanskov, 1992-93)


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Double Bass, Baroque Double Bass, Bass Guitar