Damon Minchella

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Damon Minchella
Born (1969-06-01) 1 June 1969 (age 47)
Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, England
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass
Associated acts Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller, The Players, The Who, Trio Valore, The Family Silver

Damon Minchella (born 1 June 1969 in Ince-in-Makerfield, Lancashire) is an English bass guitarist, formerly with Ocean Colour Scene, which he left in 2003. He was replaced by Andy Bennett.He was a regular member of Paul Weller's backing band until 2008,[1] is a member of the supergroup The Players and played for The Who during their performance at the Live 8 concert in Hyde Park.

Minchella currently plays with Trio Valore with former Weller drummer Steve White[2] and announced in October 2012 he was to enter the studio with Richard Ashcroft for his fifth solo album.[3] Now based in Worcester, he also works as a bass tutor.[4] He is also the course leader of the BA Music based in the ATRiuM in Cardiff, part of the University of South Wales.


  1. ^ "Ocean Colour Scene | Birmingham Music Archive". Birminghammusicarchive.com. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Former Paul Weller Sidemen Steve White And Damon Minchella Re-Emerge in Trio Valore |". Powerlinead.wordpress.com. 26 October 2008. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Twitter / DamonMinchella: Richard Ashcroft studio dates". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  4. ^ "Damon Minchella | Bass teacher based in Warwickshire". Uk-guitar-teachers.com. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 

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