Si Hayden is an English musician-composer and long time guitarist of 70's electric violin veteran Joe O'Donnell of East Of Eden, Headstone and Rory Gallagher fame.[9][10] He has released over 50 albums of largely original material,[1][11][12][13][14] featured on multiple guitar compilations with the likes of Alex De Grassi,[7] Guns N' Roses guitarist Bumblefoot[3] and Will Ackerman.[7] He has recorded as a guest musician on over 100 releases.[11] On the release of his 2011 solo guitar album Supercharger, Guitarist Magazine described him as 'an acoustic virtuoso'.[15]

Si Hayden
Si Hayden in 2010.jpg
Background information
Born (1974-12-05) 5 December 1974 (age 48)
OriginEngland
GenresJazz, Jazz fusion, Instrumental rock, Progressive rock, Folk, Fingerstyle guitar, Drum & Bass, Flamenco,
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, producer
Instrument(s)Guitar, Piano, Double Bass, Bass
Years active1998-present
LabelsSilvery,[1] Sid Norris,[2] Liquid Note,[3][4] I'm Not A Machine,[5] Tigre Fair Records,[6] RNA,[7] Yibbit[8]
Websitewww.sihayden.com

CareerEdit

Hayden has performed and recorded with artists such as John Etheridge,[16] Gilad Atzmon as guitarist in the 'Atzmob', Clive Carroll and Soweto Kinch.[17] Other groups have included The Morley Hayden Haines trio who performed at The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival in 2009[1][18] and BBC1 television appearances with Rob Halligan.[19][20][21] Si is also a founder member of 91db[22][23] who released their debut album 'Waiting' in 2010,[24] their next release was a remix that appeared on Rik Mayall's Noble England EP.[25] The single from the EP reached number one in the Official UK Independent Charts in 2014.[26]

DiscographyEdit

Solo albumsEdit

  • 1998: Steel Happenings (Ray Craig Records)
  • 1999: Chasing Light (Unknown)
  • 2001: 2001: A Bass Odyssey (Unknown)
  • 2005: Live in '05 at the Coventry Jazz Festival (Unknown)
  • 2006: Nylon... for Now (Silvery Records)
  • 2007: Steel Roots (Silvery Records)
  • 2007: Live Like Us (Silvery Records)
  • 2008: Scenes from the City (Silvery Records)
  • 2009: The apparent rules of thumb (Silvery Records)
  • 2009: Sabaca (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: The Mysteries (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: FdWN (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Counterfeit (Silvery Records)
  • 2011: Spoilt For Choice (Silvery Records)
  • 2011: Live at The Hinckley Act Folk Club (Silvery Records)
  • 2011: Supercharger (Silvery Records)
  • 2012: Don't Fret (Solo Fretless Guitar) (Silvery Records)
  • 2012: A Fistful Of Grooves (Silvery Records)
  • 2013: Arbitrary Notes Of Reason (Silvery Records)
  • 2014: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Solo Guitar) (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: Piano Wears Black & Howls At The Moon (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: The Immutable Acoustic (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: Live at Coventry Cathedral (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: Four Corners Of Acoustic (Four Disc Box Set) (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: Tales From The Acoustic Vault (Silvery Records)
  • 2016: Into The Abyss (Silvery Records)
  • 2016: Tales of Midnight Bass (Silvery Records)
  • 2017: Deeper Into The Abyss (Silvery Records)
  • 2017: Wired (Leaked demo)
  • 2017: All Is Flux (Silvery Records)
  • 2017: Live at the Guildhall (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Sea of Dreams (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Re-Wired (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Return from the Abyss (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Outpost (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: The Dancing Bird (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Jupiter (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Out of Place (Silvery Records)
  • 2018: Existence (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Life Form (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: The Water's Edge (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Waiting Room (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Swim on By (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Guitar Tree Hill (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Bass Wears Red & Laughs Like a Crow (SiHaydenMusic)

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CollaborationsEdit

  • 2008: BACKRA MeN (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Live at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Pianose (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Sunrise (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Mille Miglia (Silvery Records)
  • 2011: The Backra Instrumentals (Silvery Records)
  • 2012: H-Division (Silvery Records)
  • 2015: Casino (Silvery Records)
  • 2016: Live at the HinckleyACT with David MacGregor (Silvery Records)
  • 2017: Process (Silvery Records)
  • 2019: Production (Silvery Records)[1]

Compilation albumsEdit

  • 2007: The Alchemist Vol II (Liquid Note Records)[3]
  • 2007: FMN2 Concert for Pete (Charity CD Feat Kevin Rowland)[27]
  • 2014: The Best Of Reviews New Age: The Guitar (RNA-Records)[7]
  • 2014: C-Fab Official Festival Album (Warren Records)[28]
  • 2015: Specialized-4 A Tribute to The Clash (Specialized Records)[29]

As A Band MemberEdit

  • 2009: Trust Again (Silvery Records)
  • 2009: Step Forwards (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: Waiting (Silvery Records)[1]
  • 2010: Noble England EP (Motivation Records)[23][25]
  • 2010: Noel Nouvelet (Sid Norris Records)[2][30]
  • 2010: The Journey Live at Playwrights (Silvery Records)
  • 2010: This Mess (Silvery Records)[1]
  • 2012: Running Away (Ratty and Tango Remix) (dbeats records)[11]
  • 2013: Sonomama (LucyAnneSale)[31]
  • 2013: Into The Becoming (Silvery Records)[1][32][33]
  • 2015: O'Neil's Lament (Silvery Records)[32]

With other artistsEdit

  • 2006: Dark Clouds Fighting (Blatant Records)
  • 2007: If your standing, your fair game (Rhetoric Records)
  • 2009: Welcome to Suburbia (Force 8Records)
  • 2010: Mainly Blue (Silvery Records)[1]
  • 2011: The Perils the Grace and the Way (Blatant Records)[34]
  • 2012: The Tales Of Seven Guitars (Blatant Records)
  • 2012: Evolve (feat. Miss Coco Brown)(PRECHA Records)
  • 2012: A Song Yet Sung (Part One) (Silvery Records)
  • 2013: A Song Yet Sung (Part Two) (Silvery Records)[1]
  • 2013: The Bedouin
  • 2013: Bedouin Sister
  • 2013: Dark
  • 2014: Heaven's Statues
  • 2014: Hashtag (Fly Beat Music)
  • 2014: Tatami High
  • 2014: An Album
  • 2014: Battle Cry
  • 2014: Subway Scene
  • 2014: Jamside Up
  • 2015: Molly's Bones[35]
  • 2015: Oblivious Fish (Yibbit Records)[8]
  • 2015: Voodoo In Blue
  • 2015: Reverie (Sheila-Waterfield-Music)[36]
  • 2015: Almost Strong Enough (I'm Not A Machine Music)[37]
  • 2015: The Future Is Ours (Tigre Fair Records)[6]

Film/TV/RadioEdit

  • 2003: Tonight I Write by Manjinder Virk "Barcelona" (BBC Radio 4)[38]
  • 2008: Live Like Us Soundtrack (Belgrade Theatre Production DVD)[39]
  • 2008: Dockers Soundtrack (Belgrade Theatre Production DVD)
  • 2009: Chosen Soundtrack (Belgrade Theatre Production DVD)
  • 2010: Big School Soundtrack (Belgrade Theatre Production DVD)[11][40]
  • 2011: Where Sweeter Rains Fall With Rob Halligan (©BBC Television)[19]
  • 2011: Live at The Hinckley Act Folk Club Live Concert (DVD)[41]
  • 2011: Reel Dreams Soundtrack (Feature Film Documentary)
  • 2014: Uncle Bob Soundtrack (Animated Film Short/OneNationStudios)[11]

Theatre ScoreEdit

  • 2007: Live Like Us (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2007: Scenes from the City (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2008: The first time I saw snow (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2008: Now you see me, now you don't (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2009: The Mystery Plays (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2010: Immigration: In our own words (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2010: All the moves (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2011: Promise (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2011: Article 30 (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2011: Spring Awakening (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2012: Becoming Me (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2014: The Tempest (Belgrade Theatre Production)
  • 2015: Inspiring Curiosity (Belgrade Theatre Production)[11]

Books (Featured In)Edit

  • 2014: Fretless Guitar: The Definitive Guide ISBN 978-0-9931459-0-2.[42][43]

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