The Clarisse Sisters

Ashley Speville

Ashley SPEVILLE is a young but very talented bass player. At only 23, he has already achieved so much in Mauritius, following in the footsteps of the island’s legendary bass maestro: Linley MARTHE, now living and working in Paris.

Ashley started his music tuition and education at the “ATELIER MO’ZAR” in Port Louis, an NGO founded by Saxophone Player José THERESE, where he learnt his craft on the electric bass and double bass since 2011. He has also complemented his mastery of the bass with the Royal School of Music and taking lessons at the Conservatoire François Mitterrand in Quatre Bornes since 2010, taking private lessons with Denis SERRET, a prominent Bass player in Mauritius.

Ashley is a regular musician in some of the best 5 Star Hotel bands on the island, but also plays with several local artists. He has performed in Reunion Island with Reggae outfit “Ras Natty Baby”, and played in special events in Europe: the Alnwick International Music Festival (England) and the French Equivalent to the Commonwealth Games (7th “Jeux de la Francophonie” – 2013) in Nice (France).

Ashley has worked on the recording of several tracks from KALEIDOSCOPE!, including Guardians of Eden. As the youngest in the band, he has become our prodigal son…


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