Dave came to Simply Red on the Home album. He was a band member of ABC for three years and has also toured with George Michael, Marc Almond and Jason Donovan to name a few.
He has recorded with the likes of U2, Bob Marley, Sinead O’Connor, Depeche Mode, Paul McCartney, George Michael/Elton John, The Beloved and Robbie Williams.
Wearing his producer hat he has worked with Take That (Babe), The Human League, Kraftwerk, Les Mckeown and Lenny Henry. He also has writing credits for Sinead O’Connor, Bomb the Bass, Michael Hutchence and ABC. Dave’s personal projects revolve around Pressure Zone.
Dave is currently on tour with Mick Hucknall. Volker is in the keys hotseat.
Alto 'Raw' and Tenor saxophones by Signature Custom Saxophones from T.J.James.
Mark has performing for over 30 years. Many recorded works but discography is too long to mention but a few of Marks cds are on itunes.
Publisher and arranger, Jamming The Blues series of education books and arrangements of Ravel, Scheonberg and Pagannini for clarinets and saxophones.
Active teacher in South West London.
Clarinet specialist and comtemporary improviser, going bald and does not care!
Theo Buckingham has most recently been on tour with Gorgeous George. He also co-wrote the album Fires in the park whilst previously being a member of the band Benin City. Theo also performes regularly with his father Mark Buckingham in various projects and a range of other hugely talented performers. He currently holds a local endorsement from Sonor Drums and he is a Supported Artist at Aquarian Drum Heads.
Chris said sometime ago, 'the only way to get to play with you guys is to you gigs' which is what he did and now he is the witty member of the band on percussion.
Morrisey Mullen Band, plus everybody else.
The Bass Man
Tom has been performing since the age of 12 and is equally happy on the guitar or bass. After university, Tom recorded and produced sounds for toys (Fisher-Price) before moving to internet-start-up Digimpro/Yourspins, producing and composing user remix-able songs on the web. Whilst there he attended midem as an exhibitor and worked on several high profile remixes including; Robbie Williams; Max Sedgley; and The Young Knives. He left the company in 2007 to further his studies in music, and is currently teaching in South West London.
.....5 Solo Albums, 6 Ep's 23 singles, All on quirky Soul Records and the track 'Blown Away' added to compilation 'Luxury Soul' released by the Expansions Label
Kool and the Gang, Three Degrees, Joe Longthorn, Meat Loaf and M-People and recently Imaani , Nina Ferro, Neo, Lionel Richie
Miki Black Vocalist
Singer, Producer Song Writer and Film Maker.
Volker is our reserve keyboard player, GW must have the best reserve bench of any band.
Volker has played with various artists including David A. Stewart, Aztec Camera, Thomas Dolby, Paul Young, David Gilmour, Roger Daltrey and Dexy's Midnight Runners. As part of the ambient/electronic duo "Friction" he has released two albums; "Return To Calm" and Medication". Friction have also contributed tracks to well known compilations like Cafe Del Mar Volume 12 and the Undiscoverd Ibiza series.