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Cambridgeshire musician Ethan Ash playing live, 2014
|Born||Newcastle upon Tyne, England|
|Genres||acoustic folk, folk, soul, pop|
|Associated acts||Ed Sheeran, Seth Lakeman, Newton Faulkner, Amy Wadge, Nick Harper|
Life and career
Ethan Ash was born in the North East of England and grew up in Brighton and Cambridge. He began playing classical guitar when he was just six years old before taking up the electric guitar aged twelve. He began performing both solo and in bands during his teenage years, gigging all over the UK.
Debut and No Early Nights EPs
Ash has performed live sessions for Sue Marchant's show on BBC Three Counties Radio, for BBC Cambridgeshire, BFBS Radio and various BBC Local radio sessions. After releasing his debut EP, Ash supported Seth Lakeman, Newton Faulkner and Nick Harper. Ash's second EP, No Early Nights, featured the debut single "Tried To Get Rid of Me", which was chosen as an iTunes Single of the Week in November 2010.
Playing By Numbers EP
Ashs' six track EP, Playing By Numbers was released in October 2012. He embarked on a tour in support of the EP, playing with Rachel Sermanni, P Money, Foy Vance, Leddra Chapman, Passenger, and John Bramwell (from I Am Kloot).
Face To Face EP
Ash has recently written new material with Amy Wadge (Ed Sheeran, Lewis Watson) and Janet Devlin (Newton Faulkner). His brand new EP "Face To Face" is set to release on March 16, 2015. It features the lead single “Chasing Your Love” which has received Radio 1 play on the Huw Stephens show.