“Andrew Challoner is a professional session bass player. He is experienced as a studio bassist and produces quality, real bass tracks that add life to your music”
Andrew Challoner is a professional session bass player in Sydney Australia. He is experienced as a studio bassist and produces quality, real bass tracks that add life to your music.
Andrew is available to record in professional studios, your home studio or you can send the tracks. He records bass for singers, songwriters, musicians, bands, original artists, composers, apps, video games, instrument tutorials, advertisements, backing tracks, movie scores and soundtracks.
When you book Andrew you get a bass sound that is clear and defined. He uses a range of quality bass gear that delivers quality “old school” and contemporary tones and sounds. Andrew writes creative basslines to suit your music, and tracks them within a few takes. He knows how much to play and not to play, and most importantly makes it all groove!
Andrew is proficient in many styles and genres including rock, pop, soul, r&b, funk, blues, reggae, jazz, latin, dance, hip hop, electronica, metal, instrumental, gospel, Christian, world, and sub genres.
He also helps each artist to create and develop their own unique sound and style.
Here’s is a few things that Andrew’s bass playing adds to your music:
- Groove and feel
- Locking in with the bass drum to create a tight rhythm section
- Harmony bass notes
- Counter melodies, bass hooks, and fills
- Walking bass lines
- Fingerstyle, pick playing, and slap and pop techniques
- A variety of bass tones / sounds and effects
- Doubling other instruments like guitar riffs, keyboard synth lines, piano bass lines, and lower brass
- Also plays electric and acoustic guitar and percussion
Andrew reads chord charts and notation, plays by ear and also improvises. He learns your songs before the session to save time, and does his own notated charts that you can keep. Any recording project from a full album in a commercial studio to a single song demo in a home studio is considered. If you need any other musicians Andrew will help organise this as he has a lot of contacts in the music industry.
Feel free to contact Andrew anytime to discuss any aspects of recording.
- Sessions in a recording studio: $100 an hour or $100 a track if recording with a live band at once. (Minimum 2 hours booking time.)
- Sessions where you send Andrew the tracks: $150 per track (2 hours work per track)
Please contact Andrew for an exact quote as each project is unique.
Andrew has recorded at the following studios:
A Sharp Studios
3 by 3 Studio
Beetroot Music Studio
Dave Hammer Studio
Electric Sun Studio
John Morrison’s Studio
Jumbo Note Studio
Kitty Groove Studio
Mona Vale Music Studio
Pete Drummond Studio
Peter Northcote Studio
Q Studios – AIM
Troy Horse Studio
Urban Fire Beats Studio
Andrew’s discography includes the following singers, songwriters and bands:
Danny John Trio
Gabriel Di Bello
Jenna and The Temples