Aaron Coddel is a versatile freelance musician and photographer. He has played electric and acoustic bass for jazz greats such as Cleo Laine, Mark Murphy and saxophonist George Coleman. Additional engagements include hip-hop artist King Kapisi, singer Annie Crummer, iconic New Zealand band Hello Sailor and blues outfit Chicago Smoke Shop. Theatrical engagements include West Side Story, Avenue Q, Assassins, Falling in Love Again with Jennifer Ward Lealand as Marlene Dietrich, Tell Me on a Sunday, Berlin, The Look of Love, Bobby Spade, NZ International Comedy Festival Gala, 75 Glorious Years of the St James Theatre and Cabaret. More recently, he has played in Linn Lorkin’s show Hey, Piano Bar Lady! based on her time in the big Apple. Additional stage shows include Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and War is an Avalanche, a piece about Gallipoli.