Basil has been a professional freelance jazz musician with nearly 20 years of performing, touring and recording.

He leads his own bands (trio, quartet or quintet) often performing his own compositions. Basil has produced two CDs under is own name, both have received critical acclaim and air play. He has appeared on Radio 3 to talk about his recent CD and his influences and performed a live solo piece on the piano in the studio. 

Basil gives private one to one piano tuition specializing in jazz, blues, chords and improvisation.