Gavin is a busy working musician, actively involved in several recording and touring projects both in the UK and abroad. His influences on bass include Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, Wilbur Ware, Charlie Haden, Christian McBride, George Mraz, Hein van de Geyn and electric bassist Jaco Pastorius.
He has performed at jazz festivals such as London, Manchester, Brecon, Glasgow, Wigan, Southport and Birmingham. Overseas he has appeared at the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands and in 2010 travelled to Taiwan to perform at the Taipai International Jazz Festival. In July 2012 Gavin released his debut solo album on ASC Records featuring Ed Jones on Tenor Saxophone, Corey Mwamba on Vibes, Steve Plews on Piano and Dave Walsh on Drums.
Recent and forthcoming venues Gavin has performed at include Ronnie Scott’s (London), Pizza Express Jazz Club (London), The Vortex (London), Royal Festival Hall (London), King’s Place (London), Matt and Phred’s Jazz Club (Manchester), The Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), Symphony Hall (Birmingham), Dizzy’s Jazz Club (Rotterdam), Sounds Jazz Club (Brussels), Music Village (Brussels), Cafe Alto (Amsterdam).