About Us

Our mission at Zing Instruments is to help 1 million people play music and connect with their inner Zing. We cover every aspect of playing: from buying gear, improving technique, recording and gigging all the way to marketing and promoting your badass 🙂


Zing Staff

All our writers are experienced musicians and have the battle scars to prove it! We're based in Kingston Upon Thames, South West London.

Ged Richardson

Ged Richardson

Editor-In-Chief / Founder

Ged's the founder of Zing and guitarist for London based gypsy jazz band Django Mango. When he's not ripping up and down the fretboard, he's tinkering with his Campervan.

Fave music: Gypsy Jazz, Blues, Indie, Alt Rock, Hip Hop

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Django Mango FB Page

Roz

Roz Bruce

Editor / Writer

Roz is a music teacher and our go-to person for anything music theory! When she's not editing or writing for Zing, Roz writes and plays in her rock band.

Fave music: Alt, Psyche, Rock

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Roz Infusion Infusion FB Page

Will Mowatt

Will Mowatt

Writer

Will is a multi-instrumentalist and our go-to guy when it comes to guitar gear. When he's not jamming he's writing about science fiction.

Fave music: Metal, Rock, EDM

Patrick

Patrick McGuire

Writer

Patrick McGuire is a writer, musician and human man. He lives in northern New Mexico, creates music under the name Straight White Teeth, and has a great affinity for dogs and putting his hands in his pockets.

Fave music: Indie

Ben

Ben Long

Writer

Ben is bass guitarist and songwriter for alt rock band Stateline Road. When he's not jamming, he's watching his beloved Man City.

Fave music: Indie, Alt Rock

Sam Griffo

Sam Griffo

Writer

Sam is a writer, mother, piano player and avid book reader. When she's finished running around for the day, she loves to build Lego. 

Fave music: Pop, Classical


Marketing Team

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Sam Astill

SEO & Content Manager

Sam looks after the SEO and content marketing side of things. When he's not deep in content, he's listening to Kasabian. 

Fave music: Alt rock

Allyn

Allyn Alda

Marketing Manager

Allyn looks after social media and building our brand presence. When she's not tweeting she's hanging out in Barcelona. 

Fave music: Pop, indie


Got a question for the team? Ping us an email to ged@zinginstruments.com

Want to hang out? We're at Richmond Road Studios, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 5BX.