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Graham McLeod

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Guitarist
Edinburgh
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Professional, hardworking and creative guitarist looking for work in Edinburgh, Scotland and beyond.

Graham McLeod is a professional musician and teacher based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Australasia with acoustic instrumental trio The String Contingent, singer-songwriters Kat Healy and Lucy Wise, and celtic/world-groove band Modhan. Since graduating from Edinburgh Napier University in 2007, where he studied contemporary guitar, improvisation and composition, his flexible and diverse expertise has been in high demand as both an electric and acoustic performer in a wide range of genres. After finishing his undergraduate studies Graham worked as a music teacher in Edinburgh and the surrounding area, teaching privately and providing music classes in music schools, colleges and prisons. In 2009 Graham left his teaching post with West Lothian College in order to commit more time to his performing and touring career. Since 2009 Graham has spent several months per year based in Australia in order to tour full time, primarily with The String Contingent, of whom he is a founding member. In June 2015 Graham graduated with a PGDE in Secondary (music) from the University of Edinburgh. He also offers private music tuition; guitar lessons for groups or individuals, and music theory, performance skills, and composition lessons too. A versatile and experienced musician and teacher, Graham is available as a session guitarist in Scotland, England, Australia and beyond. Get in touch if you’d like to know more!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Ceillidh, Folk rock, Traditional Scottish folk, Blues, Acoustic, Covers, Australian music, Scottish music
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Instruments:
Guitar, Composer, Arranger, Singer
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Transcription, Actor, Perfect pitch, Composition teaching, Theory teaching, Instrumental teaching, Community music worker
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