Bobby Harrison is a UK based session guitarist, singer and songwriter, currently providing guitar duties for Sir Cliff Richard.
Bobby has a wealth of live and studio experience and is no stranger to long tours, playing an average of 160 shows a year, worldwide, at many prestigious venues, including numerous appearances at London’s Wembley Arena, Royal Albert Hall and O2 Arena; Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado; The Greek Theatre and Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles; The Fillmore and The Warfield in San Francisco; The Bell Centre, Montreal and headline slots at Glastonbury and Isle Of Wight festivals.
In recent years, Bobby has toured the USA, Canada, South America, Europe and The Middle East extensively, with Brit Floyd, The Classic Rock Show and The Australian Pink Floyd Show, as well as playing guitar for the hit Queen show We Will Rock You in London’s West End, Zurich, Stuttgart and Vienna. Another notable theatre experience includes a 2009 European tour as guitarist for Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show.
In addition to his work with Cliff Richard, Bobby has performed live with Queen’s Brian May; Olivia Newton-John; Pink Floyd’s Guy Pratt and Scott Page; Whitesnake’s Neil Murray and (somewhat randomly) Formula 1’s Eddie Jordan and Sebastian Vettel.
Bobby’s studio work includes sessions for the late composer Michael Kamen, recording at Abbey Road Studios with Westlife, The Lighthouse Family and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as well as playing guitar on the soundtrack to the animated movie The Snurks (Back to Gaya), starring Patrick Stewart. Additionally, Bobby has also provided session guitar, vocal and songwriting duties for Zomba Music Publishing.
Initially self-taught, Bobby later went on to study privately with top UK tutor Phil Hilborne, and later still, acquired certificates in Blues and Rock Guitar from Berklee College Of Music.
Bobby holds artist endorsements with Fractal Audio, Suhr guitars and effects, Matrix Amplifiers, Bare Knuckle Pickups, Keeley Electronics, Graph Tech accessories and Carl Martin Effects.