King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys

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Last Show: Saturday 30 th October 2021

PizzaExpress Live (Birmingham)

With more than 6500 performances in 21 countries under their belt in their 30 years on the road, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys are more than just the world’s greatest jump, jive and swing band – they’re an institution! In that time they have opened shows for B.B. King, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Ray Charles, and toured with the real Blues Brothers Band - the one from the movie. They’ve played on 36 radio shows and made 73 television appearances, including several on Blue Peter and The Teletubbies, and continue to tour worldwide.

“the hardest act to follow since the parting of The Red Sea”

Paul Jones on BBC Radio 2

Rough, tough and always rocking, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys have appeared at festivals, in concert and at clubs throughout the UK and Europe – and they still play the Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival, where they have headlined for an unprecedented 14 years.

Along the way, the band have recorded 11 albums for Big Bear Records, all distributed worldwide.

Band Line Up

King Pleasure (vocals and baritone saxophone)

Boysey Battrum (alto and tenor saxophones)

Bullmoose K Shirley (guitar)

Mighty Matt Foundling (piano)

Shark Van Schtoop (bass)

Gary ‘The Enforcer’ Barber (percussion)