Dave Lewis’ 1UP - Album Launch

‘Under the Same Sun’

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Last Show: Sunday 17 th July 2016

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Tonight is the launch of 1UP’s much anticipated 4th album ‘Under the Same Sun’. This album is the evolution of deep musical experience forged through years of playing as a band - American saxophonist Dave Lewis's raw and lyrical sound is perfectly matched by the soulful intensity and searing blues vocals of Lizzie Deane. The band lays down the deepest grooves and affords space for virtuosic improvisation and breathtaking interplay. With their original material and evocative lyrics 1UP bring their own contemporary edge to the groove. Above all it's a band of outstanding musicians who play as one.


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"An astounding and soulful album. But with that line-up of world class players I wouldn't expect anything less."


1UP bring their collective influences and distinct individuality to create a true band spirit. Already tracks from ‘Under the Same Sun’ have had great response from airplay on BBC Radio 2 These guys pick up the standard from where the Crusaders, Rufus and the Meters left off.

Amongst others 1UP musicians have performed, recorded and toured with: John Martyn, The Blockheads, John Mayall, Eric Clapton, Pee Wee Ellis & Fred Wesley, Boy George, Albert Lee, Paloma Faith, Van Morrison, George Coleman, Gil Scott Heron, Ronnie Laws, Jazz Jamaica, Dj Vadim, George Benson, Roy Ayers, Tom Jones, Tina Turner & David Bowie. 

“It’s really, really good.” Paul Jones BBC Radio 2
“Kinda jazzy, kinda bluesy, kinda souly - lot’s of influences - great singing, great playing - this album is very good - very enjoyable.” Paul Long BBC producer

“....the spirit of Joplin was in the room....” Ian Shaw

Band Lineup

Dave Lewis (sax)

Lizzie Deane (vocals)

Adam Phillips (guitar)

Al Cherry (guitar)

Robin Aspland (keys)

Neville Malcolm (bass)

Rod Youngs (drums)

Pete Eckford (percussion)

Fi Carroll (lyrics)