‘Nimble and remarkably beefy bass from Jonty Fisher…A stylish bassist'
Jack Massarik - The Evening Standard
'Not too shabby'
Ronnie Wood - The Rolling Stones
After a childhood spent in Ghana and Zambia, Jonty moved to London to study music when he was 18. He began his career in 1988 after performing at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as a finalist in the Barclays Youth Music Awards.
Since then he has been a regular on the London music scene, playing at many of the UK’s premier events and venues and his time is punctuated by extensive world touring as well as film, radio, television and recording appearances.
Jonty is currently writing material for a new album of songs (which features him singing as well as playing bass), recording and touring the "Speaks Latin!" project with the David Gordon trio (including a collaboration, culminating in a concert, with the London Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall) and appearing in the house band of ITV1s "You Can Not Be Serious" with Alistair McGowan.
A long-standing member of the Kate Dimbleby band, the Eileen Hunter band, the Sara Littlefield Quartet, the Claire Harper quartet and the critically acclaimed world music group Deva, he also performs regularly with his own trio and quartet.
As a sideman he has worked with many different artists, among them, Liane Carroll, Jacqui Dankworth, Christian Garrick, Frank Holder, Steve Brookstein and played for audiences that have included HRH Prince Charles, HRH Princess Anne, Sir Cliff Richard, Lord Sainsbury, Sir Peter Hall, Bill Clinton and David Cameron.
As a composer Jonty's music has appearing on numerous albums plus BBC and Channel 4 television.
He studied composition, harmony and musical form with the great pianist and composer Ronald Francis Littlefield and gained a first class BA Honours at Trent Park in North London.
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