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Cellist
Singer/Songwriter
Composer
About

Calum’s classical cello training collided with the sound of his fathers Jimi Hendrix records — triggering a new and unique fusion of sounds which he used as an outlet to express his honest, heartfelt creativity. Armed with a 5 string NS Design electric cello and genre- blending style, Calum began a musical journey which took him from Paisley to the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in Manhattan. Venturing deep into the New York music scene.  

On return to the UK he was scouted by Tony Visconti to perform in Sky Arts TV programme ‘Unsigned Heroes’ to celebrate his 50 years in music. Calum tours regularly and also performs with other artists , including platinum record selling songstress Sandi Thom. He is currently working on new material with Grammy Award winning New York producer/engineer, Kirk Yano who has has worked with the likes of Mariah Carey, Public Enemy and 2 Cellos.  

 His most recent tour of France and the UK included a ten day festival “Le Blues Autour Du Zinc “ in Beauvais  where he was the 2019 New found Featured Artist. This included performing and doing workshops in local schools, colleges and arena’s all over France. 

Calum also has a strong passion for working and creating music with displaced musicians and artists. He is involved in a project  in Govan called “Musicians in Exile “ / Glasgow Barons where he works as a group Facilitator with various refugee’s and asylum seekers.

Communication and interaction with people from all walks of life and cultures continue to be big influences in his life, music and songwriting.