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Don Chandler

Don is a Grammy nominated Producer and UB40 Bassist. He is a professional touring musician who has provided one to one music mentoring, bass lessons, drum lessons, and music theory including composition and arrangements for CultureMix interns and members of RASPO's senior ensemble.

As a freelance bass player since the early 90's, Don has performed with an extraordinary number of artists around the world including: Freddie McGregor, Johnny Clarke, Horace Andy, The Mighty Diamonds, Frankie Paul, Michael Prophet, Junior Murvin, Linval Thompson, Willie Williams, Black Uhuru, The Congos, Pat Kelly, John Holt, Marcia Griffiths, Pinchers, Courtney Melody, Charlie Chaplin, Professor Nuts, Pablo Moses, George Nooks, Everton Blender, Don Carlos, Admiral Bailey, Anthony Johnson, Fred Locks, Prince Allah, Jimmy Riley, Leroy Sibbles, Max Romeo, Mikey Dread, Alton Ellis, Earl 16, Winston Mcanuff, Tippa Irie, Mica Paris, Omar, Lemar, Ola Onabule, Frank McCombe, and Sway.

Don juggles his schedule between touring with Craig David, Taio Cruz, Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke, Ali Campbell and UB40, and mentoring ambitious young musicians keen to become professional touring artists.
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Don is among the heavyweight co-producers of the 2015 Morgan Heritage album Strictly Roots alongside BBC One/BBC 1Xtra's Seani B who co-produced the compelling lead single, Perform and Done which is now available on iTunes

Watch Don Chandler play bass on African Roots with Johnny Clarke for BBC 2's Jools Holland Show

Don Chandler

Don Chandler

Grammy nominated producer and UB40 bassist.

Consultant in music mentoring and professional development.

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