Brian Inglis Singer Songwriter
Brian Inglis is a very experienced musician who has had a long career in the music business. His musical influences are wide ranging from The Beatles, The Kinks, Led Zeppelin, Peter Green, Jimi Hendrix to Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, Spyro Gyra, The Eagles, Wilson Pickett, Robert Johnson, KT Tunstall, Mario Biondi, Maroon 5, and many more.
Brian's musical career started soon after he left school he moved to Oxfordshire where he joined his first band, 'Central Park' in which he first met Bernie Marsden. Following that he continued playing bass and guitar in various bands and eventually he moved into close harmony and cabaret work with a band called 'Winters Tale.' They appeared on ITV's very popular show of the time, 'New Faces' and following their appearance had some success appearing several times on another TV show of the time, 'Summer Time Special', eventually they released an EP. The band was based in Oxford but toured the country, playing the Mecca / Top Rank and college circuits, they worked extensively in major London hotels and enjoyed some good summer seasons in the South West.
In his time Brian has worked with artists such as Bernie Marsden, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Charlie McKraken (ex-Taste), Duane Eddy, Supertramp, Frankie Vaughn, Morecombe and Wise, Des O'Connor, Little and Large, The Baron Knights and many more.
By the early 1990's he had started to develop his song writing skills and has since worked with songwriters within the UK, USA and Canada. To support the songwriting Brian set up Mystic Recording Studios now M2S Music. He has produced two albums and an EP. He has also recorded two meditation CDs and written a musical based on H G Wells' 'Time Machine.'
Brian started performing live again in 2004. He experimented with backing tracks but found that they were too limiting and decide that he did not want to be a human jukebox stood in some corner of a pub.
As a solo artist he can create a full band sound complete with vocal harmonies. He plays an eclectic mix of music much of which his own material thus providing that little bit extra and different. He has used this to good effect when playing to all sorts of audiences.
Brian is an active member of the Musicians' Union as a regional committee member.
This is what has been said of him -
"Great Set! Really enjoyed your material." - Colston Hall, Bristol
"It was fantastic having you in and a great performance!" - Bradley Stoke Radio
"Heard you playing at the open mic last night over at the Spring Garden...you were really great. A pleasure to listen to!" - The Spring Garden, Bristol
"Brian put me in mind of Ray Davies with each song telling a story, how the F@*^ did you do that? Brilliant!" - Mr Wolf's Bristol
"That was a good solid sounding set with some great original songs. I thought you were a full band when I first walked in, absolutly awesome!" - Pam Pam, Bristol
"Some really good songs - amazing!" - The Shakespeare, Redland, Bristol
"Brian Inglis is a very nice chap and a bit of an expert with a sampling pedal building layers as he goes to create a full and interesting sound." - Bristol Rocks
"I could have listened to you all night, I really enjoyed your music" - The Velindra, Bristol
"Brian Inglis gave us a scintillating set of his infuriatingly catchy songs and as ever it was fascinating to watch him build the tracks up on his electronic box of tricks and effortlessly deliver the sound of a whole band." The Volunteer Tavern, Bristol
And this is what they say about his own material -
"I like it, 'Take That' could have a hit with this stuff." - Roger Greenaway - Songwriter
"Result! This material could do well." David Ferguson - Composer and Chair of the BACS
"Good stuff, very commercial, could be a hit in there." Cliff Jones - Front Man for 'Gay Dad' and co-founder of Guitarist Magazine
"First time I've seen Brian and what a songsmith - Brilliant writing!" - Jason Flinter Songwriter
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