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Steve J Shone©
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Professional Bass Player

 me before I started working out!!..........ha! ha!

 

early years

artists Television radio production advertising tutoring current contact links

 

 

Résumé

Steve Joel Shone
aka: Shonkers / Shonks
Bass guitar, Upright Bass,
Writer, Producer,
Programming, Engineering

e-mail : steveshone@hotmail.com
 
 

 

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e-mail : steveshone@hotmail.com

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KimWild - autographed photo
tuff session
frtless
dodgy dresing room- Nottinham Theater
the Arsenal session at Wessex
The Late John Knox - great bass player and good friend
Lesley Bellestar- my first student-great bassist and successful pop star
Damon Butcher - sooo young
Palme grease 2
Palm Grease - trio 1
 
 
 
 

early years

                                            
David Hughes (guitar) and myself formed a band called ‘the Blurters’
In 1980 we won the 'Young Jazz Musicians of the Year'
awarded by the London arts council for UK's best contempory jazz band.
The band played a week at Ronnie Scott's jazz venue under the name of Channel 9’


The line up:
Steve Shone........... Bass (founder)
Dave Hughes......... Gtr ( co founder )
Colin Wilkinson
......Drums
&(the late great) Pete Jacobson
........ Keys & synths

band bass gtr drms

 

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 Artists

in no particuler order:

Graham Bond     ............... (blues band)
Trevor Horn .......................Buggles, Art of Noise, ZTT records, Record Production
Gary Boyle Band.............. (formally Isotope) link to info
Barbara Dixon ................. Several UK hits
Vangelis..............................contempory composer - film score -A Space odyssey , etc    
Martha & the Muffins...... punkish pop band of note
Kim Wild            ............... Several UK, France, Germany & USA hits
Tina Turner      ................  German TV Shows
Rosie Gains               ....    Vocalist with PrinceUK #1 ‘Closer than Close’link to info
Marshal Haynes  ............ #1 hit in the UK  ‘living in the city
Haircut 100     .................. UK & European hits
The Mood ..........................RCA records link to info
Roy Hill..............................Arista records link to info
Belle Stars.........................3 major UK top 5 hits – Stiff Records & ZTT Records
Outbar Squeak  ..............  EMI band- regular gigs at Ronnie Scotts
Eddie Reader
....................of Fairground Attraction
Groove Technology.......... EMI band, Writer, Producer and Manager
........................................... winners of Normsky's Channel 4 music & video competition.
Robert Plant     ..............   of Led Zeppelin
Gary Moore        ............. of Thin Lizzy
Leo Sayer          ............... UK & Euro hit, Uk TV  
Zdravko Colic    ............  (famous in Yugoslavia – really!) link to info
Mobster          .............     (ska)
Bill Lovelady  ..............    (3 reggae hits in the British and Scandinavian Charts)
Heebee  Geebees ..........  comedy pop band of celebrity comedians link to info
Street Beat UK  .............  live HipHop band with Phonogram records
Cryptyx........................... Davie Boyle & Hugh Mac (Sentsational Alex Harvey Band)
Angie Bowie ....................of David Bowie fame
Dark Destroyer................. Boxer Nigel Benn - I did the re-write and remix link to info
Spitting Image...................The Chicken Song - #1 in UK & Germany

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television :

The Two Ronnies  .............. TV comedy Show
Les Dawson         ..............   TV comedy Show  
Who Dares Wins   .............. TV Comedy Show
Spitting Image    .............     TV Comedy Show
Birds of a Feather Christmas Special
      .....................................   TV Comedy Show
The Fast Show......................TV comedy
Rory Bremner......................TV comedy
Only fools & horses.............TV sit com
Harry Enfield Show..............TV comedy
Lenny Henry Show............. .TV comedy
Terry Wogan        .............   TV Show
Old Grey Whistle Test........Music TV - BBC
Top of the Pops....................Music TV- BBC
Blue Velvet ..........................TV sit com
Phoenix Nights .......................TV sit com
Various teen pop shows – UK & Europe

 

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radio:

Radio Active          BBC comedy radio show
John Peel                BBC Radio Show : Keeping ot Peel - click here!
Various others

 

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production

EMI record deal 1992 singles deal
Chrysalis Music       publishing deals
 

several  indie  dance record deals with various artists including:
Shola Phillips,
Bolleaux Bros ,
Nova,
NRG,
Sonique,
Karen Kinky
Catch

Many other recording and production projects including
Writing & and recording the single for the

Arsenal Football Team

'We're Back' in 1989 --------------------------------

 

Television 'Jingles' for various companies such
as Chrysalis Music, Music for Sport

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Musicologist reports on certain 'Dance Hits' for
Arista Records for litigation purposes.

 

 

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Stage show productions:

The News at the Windmill – London  
Rocky Horror Show   Nottingham    
London Palladium    Comedy Show (Children in need)
Live Aid    Germany & France
Comedy Store, various venues , various artists
Moulin Rouge - Geneva
Several Christmas Pantomimes  

 

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advertising:

TV adds recorded or performd on VT

Seagram’s Whiskey – VT -appeared as a main character
Barclays Bank (Cinema add)
Typhoo Tea – composer & producer
Kellogg’s pop tarts – composer & producer
Other Kellogg products – composer & producer

 

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tutoring projects:

Musician Union Rock School Tours GB
Leeds University – Concert and Lectures
Guild Hall School of music – Concert and Lectures
Tutoring various individuals - eg
Trevor Horn
Lesley Bellstar
Lawrence Cottle
& many more

 

 

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