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'. 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 uses an electro-acoustic guitar, vocals, and a couple of SFXs, and during his live performances 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.
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