Meet the Band
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Ellie Grace (Vocals) is a singer-songwriter from London, with a passion for grabbing people’s attention with performances as vibrant as her red hair. Ellie’s love for entertaining started as a toddler, standing on chairs in waiting rooms belting out her favourite nursery rhymes, and were developed as a child as she participated in amateur theatre plays and numerous music classes.

Having always had a love for words, Ellie started writing songs when she was nine years old, putting melodies to her poems. She took her first guitar lesson when she was eleven, and before long she was writing Taylor Swift style country songs almost daily, Swift being her biggest influence. Over time, Ellie’s influences and inspirations developed and broadened, and she worked hard on broadening her musical knowledge.

It was paramount to Ellie that she learned all she could about music throughout education, finally graduating with Honours in Songwriting in 2018. Her degree in songwriting developed skills far beyond what it may suggest, giving her a well rounded knowledge of music business and a polished and confident performance style.

She performs her material as a solo artist in renowned live music venues across the Capital and has taken some exciting opportunities to showcase her music further afield, such as during a live tour of Northern Italy.

Since beginning professional performance, Ellie has fallen in love with the emotion in the room when singing someone’s favourite song at a pivotal moment in their life.

Her fronting of Fearless is a hugely exciting opportunity for Ellie, as she will get to perform the songs that made her fall in love with songwriting in the first place, while portraying an artist she has such huge respect and admiration for.
Alex Ward (Guitar) studied at the prestigious Leeds College of Music graduating with First Class Honours and with the coveted award for Outstanding Performance. Beginning to play at the age of 13 he has studied under a number of highly regarded guitarists including Chris Webb (ex-Biomechanical) and Bobby Harrison (Cliff Richard, Brit Floyd, We Will Rock You). 

Since graduating in 2011, he has played countless shows across the world in various outfits including theatre show ‘Women In Rock’, the heavy metal band ‘Leader Of Down’ (last band of Würzel from Motörhead) and tribute acts such as ‘Dressed To Kill’ (Kiss), ‘A Foreigners Journey’ (Foreigner/Journey) and Pearl Jamm (Pearl Jam). 

Alex is also involved in demonstrating products for ‘Eternal Guitars & Pickups’ and the high end amp company ‘Matrix Amplification’ and is endorsed by both outfits.

He has earned praise from well-known musicians such as Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth), Rich Williams (Kansas), Chris Broderick (ex-Megadeth/Act Of Defiance) and Todd La Torre/Parker Lundgren (Queensrÿche), as well as garnering acclaim whilst working with Phil Campbell (Motörhead), Dennis Stratton (ex-Iron Maiden/Lionheart), Alex Forryan (Tony Hadley), Marc Rapson (Kim Wilde) and Dave Evans (Billy Bragg). Alex prides himself on re-creating the tones and lead work found on many classic tracks with precision and is applying this skill within Fearless.

Alex uses: Eternal Guitars & Pickups, Gibson, Fractal Audio, Matrix Amplification, Line 6, Mission Engineering and Elixir Strings.
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David Lovell (Bass) started playing classic guitar aged 8 but by 15 he decided that he wanted to focus solely on Bass. After playing in various college bands, David began training under 70's and 80's session pro Dougie Henning, who's work with Motown touring band replacing James Jamerson on the first UK tour sent David down a new path of musical discovery. 

He began touring from a young age working in multiple genres including Jazz, Soul and Heavy Metal, playing Electric Bass and Double Bass. 

David has toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe from the age of 22. Playing well respected venues and festivals, such as BloodStock, sharing the stage with musical legends such as Uli John Roth (Scorpions), Oliver Dawson (Saxon), Mungo Jerry and Richard O'Brian.

David has appeared on multiple original albums with various signed artists and has recorded professional sessions, the most recent being a soundtrack for a BollyWood blockbuster movie with Grammy award winning musicians.

Working with Fearless is an exciting opportunity for David to show is passion for musical precision and to connect with the audience in their shared love for Taylor Swift. 
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James Waymont (Drums) is a versatile film & television music composer, drummer, orchestrator, arranger and sound editor/mixer. Having graduated from the University of Manchester in 2015 with a 1st Class degree in Music, he went on to complete his MA in Composition of Music for Film & TV in 2017 at the University of Bristol, graduating with a Distinction.

As a screen media composer, he has written music for usage on multiple Channel 5 programmes, promotional films for the University of Manchester, iOS games and the multi award-winning documentary film 'Rancheros del Jaguar'.

Alongside his composing work, James performs regularly as a drummer and percussionist, playing for various theatre productions for shows performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the M&S Bank Arena Auditorium in Liverpool, as well as performing in multiple orchestras, brass bands and function bands for events across the UK. 

Inspired by a variety of drummers including Jeff Porcaro, Ash Soan, George Daniel, and Omar Hakim, James is looking forward to getting behind the kit and performing on stage as part of the Taylor Swift Experience. 

Find out more at www.jameswaymont.com 
Dave Phillips (Production) is a multi talented musician who can be found playing weekly in theatres across the country with DS:UK, Genesis Legacy, Seriously Collins.

A professional musician for over 20 years, he majored in Audio Engineering from School of Sound Recording and produces music with local artists in his studio "White Room" in Southampton.

When not managing the tribute bands or recording, he lectures audio engineering for multiple Universities and Colleges, as well as developing courses.

As a Certified Expert and Instructor for Avid Technology, he also trains audio engineers in the use of Pro Tools recording software as part of the Avid Training Programme.

As a huge proponent of music education, he's a published author with his first book "The Music Student's guide to being a Music Student" being available on iTunes Book store and he's working on bringing his next book to the internet in 2020.

Dave manages Fearless and is responsible for the live sound production in the shows.
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