Bobby Harrison is a UK based session guitarist, currently providing guitar and backing vocal duties for both Brit Floyd and The Classic Rock Show.
Bobby has a wealth of live and studio experience and is no stranger to long tours, playing an average of 150 shows a year, worldwide, at many prestigious venues, including numerous appearances at London’s Royal Albert Hall and O2 Arena; Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado; The Greek Theatre and Gibson Amphitheater, Los Angeles; The Fillmore, San Francisco; The Bell Centre, Montreal and headline slots at Glastonbury and the Isle Of Wight festivals.
In recent years, Bobby has toured the USA, Canada, Europe and The Middle East extensively, both with Brit Floyd and The Australian Pink Floyd Show, as well as playing guitar for the hit Queen show We Will Rock You in London’s West End, Zurich, Stuttgart and Vienna. Another notable theatre experience includes a 2009 European tour as guitarist for Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show.
Live, Bobby has performed alongside Queen’s Brian May; Pink Floyd’s Guy Pratt and Whitesnake’s Neil Murray.
Bobby’s studio work includes sessions for the late composer Michael Kamen, recording at Abbey Road Studios with Westlife, The Lighthouse Family and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as well as playing guitar on the soundtrack to the animated movie The Snurks (Back to Gaya), starring Patrick Stewart. Additionally, Bobby has also provided session guitar, vocal and songwriting duties for Zomba Music Publishing.
As a guitar tutor, Bobby has taught at several schools in the UK, as well as privately and in December 2011, along with guitarist and friend Nick Radcliffe, he launched Frethub.com – Currently the UK’s most popular and complete online guitar tuition website.
Bobby holds artist endorsements with Fractal Audio, Cornford Amplifiers, Suhr guitars and effects, Ernie Ball Musicman Guitars, Keeley Electronics, Carl Martin Effects, Bareknuckle Pickups, Ernie Ball strings and Jim Dunlop picks and accessories.
"I depend on my Graph Tech StringSaver saddles and have at least 15 guitars fitted with them. Before I turned to Graph Tech, I would break strings regularly. Nowadays, I NEVER break strings. I play countless shows each year and StringSaver saddles give me the confidence to play the way I want to play. They sound great too!" - Bobby Harrison
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