Some Kinda Wonderful 'The Music of Stevie Wonder'

With Noel McCalla and The Derek Nash Band

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Last Show: Friday 4 th January 2019

PizzaExpress Live (Maidstone)

Celebrating the life-time genius of Stevie Wonder, the mesmeric vocalist, Noel McCalla, and award-winning saxophonist, Derek Nash, with a band of top musicians, play a wide-ranging catalogue of classic hits, guaranteed to appeal to anyone who loves great music. From 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered' through to hits 'Innervisions', 'Songs in the Key of Life' and 'Hotter than July' and playing hit after hit, from the classics 'Isn't She Lovely' and 'Superstition' to beautiful arrangements of 'My Cherie Amour' and 'Overjoyed', audiences are thrilled by the compositions by Stevie with which he and others had massive hits. Listed as one of Top 10 Soul Gigs of 2018 by The House That Soul Built.

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“Derek Nash is one of the most versatile saxophonists in the UK today"

The Guardian

Noel McCalla’s long association with the brilliant Morrisey Mullen Band earned him acclaim as “one of Britain’s best Soul Singers” (Blues and Soul Magazine) and, for more than 19 years, Noel's searing, soulful vocals were featured with the iconic Manfred Mann's "Earth Band".

Derek Nash has played in Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004 and is also a member of the Ronnie Scotts Blues Explosion. He has won several British Jazz Awards throughout his career fronting Sax Appeal, his Acoustic Quartet and the funk band, Protect the Beat. Derek has performed live, on record and on television with Gregory Porter, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Amy Winehouse and many, many more.

The all star band supporting Noel and Derek are Neil Angilley – piano, Jonathan Noyce – bass & Nic France - drums

Band Lineup

Noel McCalla (vocals)

Derek Nash (sax)

Neil Angilley (piano) 

Jonathan Noyce (bass) 

Nic France (drums)

Tim Cansfield (guitar)