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John Giblin (born 26 February 1952 in Bellshill, Scotland) is an internationally renowned British double bassist and bass guitarist, noted for his versatility spanning jazz, classical, rock, folk and avant-garde music.

While best known as a London studio musician, recording film scores and contemporary music, Giblin has also performed live, and recorded with Peter Gabriel, John Martyn, Elkie Brooks, Annie Lennox, Phil Collins, pop-rock group Simple Minds, and has been closely associated with artists, ranging from Kate Bush, David Sylvian, Jon Anderson (Yes), to experimental group Brand X, and more recently the avant-garde recordings by Scott Walker (including the album Tilt).

In recent times Giblin has moved further in the direction of acoustic bass, and current projects include among the musicians, drummer Peter Erskine (of Weather Report), and pianist Alan Pasqua (of Tony Williams Lifetime).

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