Bass plucker, Stephen McLellan

Stephen McLellan studied with the legendary Thomas Monohan, at the University of Toronto. His beginnings however were really as a bass guitarist playing Rock, Rhythm and Blues, and Jazz in a number of Toronto bands. He has also performed in everything from Broadway musicals like Phantom of the Opera, Grease, and the touring company of Forever Plaid, to tours with the National Ballet of Canada and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet that have taken him all over the continent. He has played bass guitar for the late, great Chet Atkins and has worked as a studio musician for performers like Anne Murray. He has recorded widely with the CBC, and appeared, playing his bass, in the film Youkali Hotel. Stephen is the Principal Bassist with the Regina Symphony Orchestra. For him, plucking with Ed and Jack is pure pleasure!