Jazz Souled Out

Diggin’ for Diamonds

In association with Shades of Soul Ltd

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Last Show: Friday 2 nd February 2024

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Diggin’ For Diamonds is one of the leading  7-piece rare soul and funk band made up of some of UK’s finest musicians, selling out recent club dates this year in Cambridge, Nottingham & Norwich etc .  Influenced by the Fatback band, The Salsoul Orchestra, Northern Soul, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin and other legendary soul and funk artists from the 1970s.

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"An absolute smasher of a gig from Diggin' For Diamonds at a wonderful venue! It was sold out and we had a brilliant time!”

Peggy's Skylight

The members of Diggin’ For Diamonds have performed with the likes of Myles Sanko, The Brass Funkeys, Kathy Kosins, Resolution 88, Joanna Eden, Paul Young’s Q-Tips, Don Airey, Joe Bataan, Nicholas Beard, Speedometer and SouLutions to name a few. The band have also performed at a range of festivals and club venues including the Jazz Cafe in London.

Filling the  dance floor with an array of Soul & Funk. Diggin’ for Diamonds  are cool, stylish and full of groove! 

Band Line Up

Alex Taylor (vocals)
Andy Davies (percussion)
David Franklin (tenor and baritone saxophones)
Steward Sibley (guitar)
Hugh Birkenhead (keyboards)
Russell ('Eddie') Edwards (bass)
Joe Taylor (drums)