Chris Pearson is a London-based professional bass player who has performed in over twenty countries across the world, including the UK, Europe, the USA, Japan, and his homeland of Australia. 

 

He has worked with a diverse range of artists including:
 

  • ARIA award-winning singer/songwriter Megan Washington

  • Australian music legend Jimmy Barnes

  • Lachy Doley Group

  • Resin Dogs

  • Reggie Watts

  • Paul Gilbert

  • UK X-factor finalist Jennifer Phillips

  • Australian singer/songwriter and guitarist, Diesel

  • UK singer-songwriter Elio Pace

  • The Ten Tenors

  • Beloved children's entertainer Peter Coombe

  • 60s pop-icon Russell Morris


Chris has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Isle of Wight Festival 2016 (United Kingdom), The Sydney Opera House, Pentages Theatre (Los Angeles), The Warfield (San Fransisco), Irving Plaza (New York), and Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club (London). Chris also featured as bassist on the “Ten Tenors, Here's to the Heroes” DVD recorded at world renowned Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, Germany.

After studying at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance), Chris has delivered masterclasses at Middlesex University in the U.K, and Monash University and Griffith University in Australia.

In 2016 the song ‘Champagne’, co-written by Chris Pearson and Dave Orr, was released in Australia. This song has received radio play and reached Number One on the Australian Independent Radio Charts.


Chris is a member of Tango Hustler, a three-piece instrumental hip hop collective. Most recently the EP features a collaboration with critically-acclaimed rapper and MC "Gift of Gab" from the hip-hop group Blackalicious.