Central Avenue Function Band
Composed of highly trained young professionals, Central Avenue are the new wave of corporate function party band; guaranteeing a night of the highest quality entertainment for all ages and music tastes. Available as a 5 to 12 piece line up.
Central Avenue cover all styles of music from Disco through to Funk, Soul, Motown and Contemporary Pop - providing musical entertainment for every occasion.
Will is the bass guitarist for this band and covers gigs all over the country. He is also the live sound engineer for these gigs with a full PA system and recently the Pro DJ for larger events.
Bass Guitarist / Live Sound Engineer / DJ
Chapel FM Jazz Collective
Chapel FM Jazz Collective is an exciting new band playing arrangements of jazz, neo soul, funk and big band music with some original compositions. CJC have performed at venues around Yorkshire including The Wardrobe, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Seven Arts, Leeds Jazz Festival, Marsden Jazz Festival and the Leeds City of Culture 2023 bid as well as many other venues and private events.
Will has been the bass guitarist for this band since it was formed in September 2017.
Backstreet Boulevard is a new function band based in the North of England performing popular songs from Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic, Kool & the Gang, Whitney Houston and many, many more.
The band are currently in the process of producing promotional material including several recordings produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Will (as well as playing bass for the band).
Bass Guitarist / Sound Engineer
Ground Quintet are a newly formed jazz quintet originating from Leeds playing a wide range of music from jazz standards to contemporary neo soul as well as working on original pieces.
Will is one of the founding members of Ground Quintet and work is still ongoing with this project.
Nate Trio is a blues / rock power trio from Leeds formed by singer / guitarist Nathan Blessitt with Will Pitchfork on bass and Jonah Evans on drums.
Nate Trio perform covers from Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer, The Beatles and many more (including their own arrangements of these pieces). The Trio also write and perform original pieces and have recently recorded two demo tracks (recorded and mixed by Will).
Garforth Jazz Rock Band
Formed in 2003, Garforth Jazz Rock Band has performed all over the UK, as well as touring Ireland, Germany and South Africa.
Expect an exciting and diverse set of Funk, Jazz, Soul and inventive arrangements of well-known tunes delivered by some fantastic musicians, led by musical director Dave Evans.
Will first joined GJRB in May 2013 and has been a member since, performing on bass guitar and rhythm guitar
Bass Guitarist / Rhythm Guitarist
Capacity was a five-piece jazz, funk and soul covers band based in Leeds, playing songs from Etta James to Aloe Blacc, Aretha Franklin to Norah Jones, Dave Brubeck to Marvin Gaye.
Capacity worked the West Yorkshire pub and club scene for three years as well as private functions such as corporate events and weddings.
Arcarode is an alternative / folk 4 piece band performing all original material. They have performed at some of Leeds' top venues including the O2 Academy and Belgrave Music Hall as well as being offered a support slot at Leeds first direct Arena.
Will performed with Arcarode for a number of years across a variety of instruments including bass guitar, violin and acoustic guitar.
Bass Guitarist / Violinist / Acoustic Guitarist
We Will Rock You
Will was lead bass guitarist for Garforth Academy's production of We Will Rock You - The Musical.
Screamin' G was the first project Will was involved with at the age of 13. Screamin' G performed covers of well known rock & roll songs from Elvis and The Beatles as well as many other well known and more modern artists.