Franc O'Shea is a bassist and composer born in Swaziland, Africa. He has worked with other artists including Steve Howe (Yes), Lisa Moorish, Mike Lindup (Level 42), Bah Samba, members of Jamiroquai and Beverley Martyn. His playing covers a variety of styles including jazz, Latin, rock, world music, flamenco and funk . He released a solo album, entitled Esprit, in 1999 and has recently collaborated with members of Paco de Lucia and Chick Corea's bands on his latest album Alkimia: Jorge Pardo, Rubem Dantas as well as Juan Manuel Canizares, Benjamin Sarfas, Philippe Barnes, Nan Mercader, Chema Vilchez, Serguei Sapricheff, etc. He currently teaches at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and lives between England and Spain.