Liran Donin

Award: Do it Differently Fund

Year: 2020

Genre: Jazz

Instrument/voice type: Double Bass

Location: London


Tel Aviv born bass player, producer and composer Liran Donin has been involved with high profile and cutting edge artists, bands and projects both nationally and internationally, a sought after bass player across a varied musical spectrum.
With his distinctive powerhouse groove and his virtuosic approach to electric and double bass he is leading his own critically acclaimed band 1000 Boats as well as recording and touring alongside artists such as Mercury Prize Award nominees Led Bib and Polar Bear, The Unthanks, Mulatu Astatke, Chrissie Hynde to name but few. His distinctive bass could also be heard on film, radio and TV.
Donin is currently working on his new live album release along side his new acoustic/electronic solo project. He is also composing and arranging towards his 2nd studio release which will see light later in 2021.
The main aim for this grant is to provide sustainability and planing towards the long term. With the support from Help Musicians, I can push forward a live album release involving other creators such as re-mixers, engineers and artists to not only maintain an active artist profile but also to sustain current momentum and future development.