|Full Name||Neil Simpson|
|Date of Birth||6 January, 1959|
|Place of Birth||Stoke-on-Trent, England|
|Plays||4, 5, 6, 7, 12 string: Piccolo, Electric Upright, Acoustic fretted and fretless basses.|
|Influences||Paul McCartney, Jack Bruce, John Entwhistle, Stanley Clarke, Jaco Pastorius.|
Neil began playing at the age of twelve, influenced by the Beatles and Paul McCartney. He was a member of the Ruby Turner band in the nineties and first played with Climax Blues Band in September 1991.
Following the band's German Tour with John Mayall in 1999, Neil became a Bluesbreaker the following year, performing John's British tour with Peter Green. He has also been a member of Roy Wood's Rock and Roll Band since 1999.
Equipment: Lakland 5 string bass. Roscoe SKB 6 string bass. Roscoe LG 6 string bass. GB 5 string bass (with Simms LEDs and sound to light unit!). Sei 7 string MIDI bass. EBS TD650 Bass amp. 4 SWR Goliath Junior III 2 x 10 cabs. More effects pedals then even a guitarist should have!