Snake Davis Band

Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock soul and jazz sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfields 'Change', M-Peoples 'Search For A Hero' and 'Moving On Up' and Take Thats 'A Million Love Songs'. His greatest love is to play intimate venues as himself, his own choice of music with his favorite musicians. Passionate heart-felt uplifting music. Highly accessible and entertaining. Snake teams up with long time cohort and best buddy Johnny Thirkell and their mutual friend, guitarist Mark Creswell, for an evening of gorgeous mellow music infused with jazz soul and pop.

 

 

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“Snake Davis has one of the most passionate sax styles and simple bluesy approaches a-la-Sanborn heard in these isles for a while”

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Snake Davis is one of the most in-demand rock jazz and soul sax players in the world, widely known for his solos on tracks such as Lisa Stansfield’s “Change”; M-People’s “Search For A Hero” and “Moving On Up”; and Take That’s “Million Love Songs”. He has played and recorded with artists ranging from James Brown, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney to The Eurhythmics and Amy Winehouse

Johnny Thirkell is one of the UK’s top trumpet and flugelhorn players. He has played on hundreds of pop, rock, and jazz recordings (including 22 No.1 records) and at one stage was on at least one album in the UK charts continuously, without a break, for over 13 years! In 2009 he had two consecutive UK No.1 singles with Pixie Lott, and his credits include Level 42, George Michael, Jamiroquai, Grace Jones, UB40, Cher, Tina Turner, Pet Shop Boys, Swing Out Sister Lisa ,Stansfield and a stint with the Buddy Rich Band. In 2015 he scored his 22nd No.1 with Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" 

Mark Creswell

Virtuoso exquisite sensitive guitarist, also studied at Leeds college of Music with Snake and Johnny. Mark is well known for his work with Tanita Tikaram, The Suspicions and Burden of Paradise. Expect beautiful music, fascinating tales, banter and opportunity for question and answer and challenges.

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Band Lineup

Snake Davis (sax)

Johnny Thirkell (trumpet)

Mark Creswell (guitar)