“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 can record 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 has the ability to write creative basslines that fit your song and track them within a few takes. He knows how much to play and not to play, and most importantly makes it 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 can also help each artist to create and develop their own unique sound and style
Here’s a few things that Andrew’s bass playing can add to your music:
- Groove and feel
- Locking in with the bass drum
- 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
- Can also play guitar and percussion
Andrew can read chord charts and notation, play by ear and improvise. He can also learn your songs before the session to save time, and will do his own notated charts that you can keep. Any recording project from a full album in a big studio to a single song demo in a home studio is considered. If you need any other musicians Andrew can 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