Born and raised by a musical family in Wellington, New Zealand, Leon first picked up a bass at the age of 11. He has experimented with a range of genres, performing everything from classical to jazz and rock.
A young and dynamic bass player passionate about music, Leon left New Zealand in 2013 heading to the UK to seek out more musical opportunities, where he met and is now being mentored by American bass veteran Troy Antunes whose credits include Justin Timberlake.
He has an impressive resume when it comes to the artists that he’s played with, including Jim Pugh (Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra) Bennie Maupin (Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock), Jesse Sheehan, Weston Rd, Matt Mulholland, Ny Oh as well as X Factor finalist Sam Callahan. He has also performed with big bands directed by the likes of Dave Panichi and Bruce Paulson. Leon is currently playing for various artists including The Hot Takes.