Paul Tarrant Resume

      I'm currently Managing Director of Band Basis Music

My areas of Expertise are:

• Directing Live Performances
• Sound Recording and Production
• Arranging and Composing
• Digital Music Engraving
• Sync Licensing Purchaser
• Developing innovative programmes of study.

My professional experience;

Archbishop Sancroft High School Head of Music 1975-2008
Orwell High School, Felixstowe Music Teacher 1973-1975
Freelance instrumental tutor (single reeds, keys, guitar and bass) 1970-present

Arranger and Composer with Band Basis Music creating and distributing high quality sheet music arrangements, backing tracks and new compositions for the educational market utilising the experience of over 35 years in music education.
I specialise in three main areas:
Music For Wind Band
Music For Rock Band
Music For Classroom Groups.
Catalogue can be found
“Helping Musicians Make Music”

Freelance musician in a number of Bands bass and keys live performance and recording. 1980-Present

Freelance orchestral musician (double bass) for a number of orchestras, including with the Festival Ballet (touring) and professional theatre pit orchestra (West End.) 1971-1975

Freelance musician in a number of Bands (guitar voice) (including Recording Contract with Young Blood Records). 1968-1971


Warehouse Assistant (Waitrose) Temporary 1970
Shop Assistant (Various) Part Time 1968

Eliots Green Grammar School
GCE O level; English Language, English Literature, Geography, History, Biology. 1968
CSE; Maths (Grd. 1), French. 1968
GCE A level; Geography, English, Music. 1970
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Grades 3-8 incl. practical and theory 1963-1969
London University Trent Park College
Certificate of Education Merit in Music 1973
Open University
B.A. Arts foundation, Music, Education and Computing 1985

Updated:  July 9, 2010

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