We had the privilege of performing at the grand opening of Durham Cricket ground in Chester-Le-Street, played all the Halls of residence in
The new Quartet featuring John on Sax, Jim on Keyboards, Martin Wake on drums and myself on electric 6 - string bass came together a few years ago. Like everyone else on the Jazz scene else we were initially playing the usual cover tunes with a smattering of funky Latin tunes such as Spain, La Fiesta, Some Skunk Funk etc.
Jim, John and I have performed in a variety of line-up over the past two decades ranging from a 12 piece dance band, 7 piece function band, R&B bands, soul / funk performing all over the North of England.
I've had the opportunity to perform with some wonderful people over the years playing everything from; R&B (Zeroids - one the first
Best gig you've seen?
What has been the highlight of your bands musical career so far?
Performing our original material to complete strangers at recent venues and being Liked!
If you could meet, talk with and jam with any musician (alive or deceased) who would it be?