Don is a professional touring musician who provides one to one music mentoring, bass lessons, drum lessons, and music theory including composition and arrangements for CultureMix interns and members of RASPO's senior ensemble.
As a freelance bass player since the early 90's, Don has performed with an extraordinary number of artists around the world including: Freddie McGregor, Johnny Clarke, Horace Andy, The Mighty Diamonds, Frankie Paul, Michael Prophet, Junior Murvin, Linval Thompson, Willie Williams, Black Uhuru, The Congos, Pat Kelly, John Holt, Marcia Griffiths, Pinchers, Courtney Melody, Charlie Chaplin, Professor Nuts, Pablo Moses, George Nooks, Everton Blender, Don Carlos, Admiral Bailey, Anthony Johnson, Fred Locks, Prince Allah, Jimmy Riley, Leroy Sibbles, Max Romeo, Mikey Dread, Alton Ellis, Earl 16, Winston Mcanuff, Tippa Irie, Mica Paris, Omar, Lemar, Ola Onabule, Frank McCombe, and Sway.
Don juggles his schedule between touring with Craig David, Taio Cruz, Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke and Ali Campbell and mentoring ambitious young musicians keen to become professional touring artists.
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Watch Don Chandler play bass on African Roots with Johnny Clarke for BBC 2's Jools Holland Show
Consultant in music mentoring and professional development. Producer, touring musician and music tutor.
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