Brian Newcombe


Professional studio, concert & online session bassist: 5-String Fretted & Fretless, and Synth & Uprite Bass via “MIDI BASS”!

Performance Credits

Performance credits include many live dates with David Foster, Celine Dion and the Atlanta Symphony; Richard Marx and the Chicago Symphony (subbing in for Nathan East), with L.A. Session greats Dave Boruff, Greg Philingaines, Mike Baird, and Paul Jackson Jr.; and also with David, backing Bryan Adams, Paul Anka, Michael Bolton, Peter Cetera, Chicago, Sheena Easton, Kenny G, Dan Hill, Jordan Hill, Kenny Loggins, Nigel Olsen, Ray Parker Jr, John Parr, Kenny Rogers, Boz Scaggs, Fee Waybill, Warren Wiebe, Denise Williams, and Dweezil Zappa. Also privileged to have backed US legends Ray Charles and Bo Diddley as well as performing a Royal Gala for Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Wales with The National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa Canada. Brian is also a former member of Canadian rock legends Chilliwack.

Session Credits

Session credits include “The Colors of Christmas” CD for L.A. Producer/Arranger Robbie Buchanan, featuring tracks with Peabo Bryson, Philip Bailey, Melissa Manchester, Oleta Adams, and Jeffrey Osborne. Also for Robbie, Peabo Bryson’s “I Wish I Could” on his “Unconditional Love” CD. The title track “Destiny” on Jim Brickman’s CD, featuring Jordan Hill and Billy Porter, as well as Brickman’s “Your Love” with Michelle Wright, up to #16 on the AC Charts. He also has tracks: “If She Only Knew” on “98 Degrees And Rising” CD, “Your Faith In Me” on Jessica Simpson’s “Sweet Kisses” CD, and Jazé’s “Love After Love”, Mary Griffin’s “Just No Other Way”, and “How Deep It Goes” on Heart’s rock classic “Dreamboat Annie” album. Plus many many more.

Awards & Recognition

  • West Coast Music CARAS AWARD Winner: BASSIST OF THE YEAR.
  • BC Country Music Association 4-Time Nominee: ALL STAR BAND.
  • Vancouver Bass Conference 2001: Guest Speaker (as well as Alain Caron, Ed Friedland).
  • Induction into the Victoria BC “R&R Music Hall of Fame”.

For world class bass on your next CD or show contact Brian Newcombe.