Ash Ravens is a professional guitarist, songwriter and teacher currently residing in Melbourne, Australia. Ash has so far played with and filled in with several different bands and solo artists in Los Angeles, USA and Melbourne, Australia. He has also toured with up and coming country artist Adrian Thomas at the TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 and played with Tamworth Battle of the Bands 2016 winner Megan Sidwell at Corner Hotel, Richmond and Memo Music Hall, St. Kilda.
Ash is a graduate of the prestigious Los Angeles College of Music (formerly known as LA Music Academy or LAMA), where he studied with the world's best music educators - Jody Fisher (world renowned jazz educator, author and performer), Tariqh Akoni (Musical Director Josh Groban, guitarist for Chaka Khan etc), Tony Inzalaco (Frank Zappa) Dave Hill, David Pozzy and many others. During his time in Los Angeles, Ash has performed with several bands as a fill-in guitarist and as a member at venues such as House of Blues Hollywood and at the Whiskey.
Ash now resides in Melbourne, Australia where he performs with various bands and artists, does studio/session guitarist work and arranging, along side teaching guitar in Parkhill Primary School Ashwood and privately. He is a member of thelong running Beatles Tribute Group - Beatles and Beyond. Being a professional guitar player, Ash understands the value of blending in with the band and his guitar playing style is incredibly 'fluid' - being adept in a multitude of genres and sounds. Ash can fit himself in virtually any band, all the while his original work reflects his unique musical fingerprints and an expression of his soul.
Ash is also a certified Pro Tools engineer and producer and currently producing and mixing Melbourne based psychedelic rock band Southbound Snake Charmers.