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Rob Shaw - Dep & Session Guitarist

Function Band Depping

  • Experienced in professional live work including function/party bands, acoustic jazz, accompanying vocalists, depping and working with acts booked through major national agencies

  • Pro quality equipment - Fender, Gibson, vintage Marshall amp, custom Zilla cab, boutique pedals.

  • Professional, mature and reliable. Will prepare well and turn up on time knowing the material

  • Know/have played/have charts for a large number of popular songs

  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude, happy to go the extra mile to make something good

  • Keen to perform and be seen to enjoy the music

  • Always respectful to clients and events

  • Drive and have own car

 25 Years Playing Experience

BA (Hons) degree in Popular Music & Recording from Salford University

"If I ever need a guitarist Rob is always my first call. You can be sure he will be completely prepared and is always reliable. Aside from that he really knows his instrument and goes the extra mile to get the right sound for the job"

     Dave Murray  - Kings of the Dancefloor

"I’ve worked with Rob on a number of occasions now and I’ve found him not only professional as a dep but as a genuinely likeable guy to work alongside. Shows up on time, good to chat with, can adapt easily at events. I’d recommend him to anyone"

 Aaron Ward - The Afterparty


  • Experienced, skilled in and appreciative of a wide range of styles

  • Studio/recording experience

  • Particular adept at soling including gutsy blusy rock solos, fast technical playing or tasteful melodic lines.

  • Tight, funky rhythm work

  • Arranging skills - viewing everything from the perspective of the full arangement. Whether sitting into or filling gaps in mixes or building up multiple guitar lines

  • Can read and play from charts/memory/ear

  • Able and willing to contribute creative input to a project, or equally happy to follow a strict remit

  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude to making musical projects as good as possible

Tel: 07946 856 365

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