Shiv Singh

Shivraj Singh is an established double and electric bass player from Smethwick in Birmingham. His first experience playing was at a very young age through the outreach programme ran by Symphony Hall called the Jazzlines Summer School. Where he performed and studied with some of Britain’s Jazz giants. The likes of Nikki Isle, Shabaka Hutchings, Reuben James and Kit Downes were all part of the programme. He later went on to study at the decorated Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (2015-2019) where he was taught by Mike Williams, Mark Hodgson, John O’Gallagher, Arnie Somogyi, Hans Koller and classical bassist Thomas Martin. Over the course of his short career he has performed with Soweto Kinch, Clark Tracey, Percy Pursglove, Sara Coleman, Denys Baptiste, Nikki Yeoh, Liam Noble, Jean Toussaint, Phil Robson, Xhosa Cole and the Black Voices to name but a few. He has played at many notable venues around the UK and abroad such as the Spotted Dog (Birmingham), Jazz Cafe (London), Cheltenham Jazz Festival (Cheltenham), JAZZFEST (Trondheim) and Pizza Express (London). 

Line Up: Shiv Singh – bass, Joe Carnell - Trombone, James Borland - Trumpet, Tom Harris - Piano and Luke D’Aulerio on drums