NORMAN BEAKER BLUES TRIO
The Norman Beaker Blues Trio
Three of the most legendary British Blues artistes play the music of B.B. King,Buddy Guy, Howlin’ Wolf, and many other masters of the genre as well as their own esteemed originals.
The Trio are among the final links to the first Blues musicians, having worked with thegreatest of the original artists from the US and the UK. The band have played the major Jazz and Blues festivals worldwide but feel just as at home in a small pub atmosphere as at the Royal Albert Hall.
Norman Beaker (Guitar/Vocals/Keys/Harmonica)
Norman Beaker has been at the forefront of the British Blues scene since the late ’60s, playing with Alexis Korner, Graham Bond, Jack Bruce, Eric Burdon, Paul Jones, Tony Ashton and many others. B.B.King commented, “Norman is like a white Freddie King”, a rare compliment indeed and testimony to Norman’s merits as a superb frontman.
Those Norman has subsequently worked with include B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Rogers, Lowell Fulson, Van Morrison, Fenton Robinson, Carey Bell, Jon Lord, James Booker, Ruby Turner, Robert Plant, Herbie Goins,Larry Garner and of course Chris Farlowe.
John Price Steve Gibson (Bass/Vocals)
One of the busiest bass players around, John has recorded and played with Van Morrison,
Chris Farlowe, Eric Burdon, Tony Ashton, Tony McPhee,Herbie Goins, Mick Abrahams…and this is only apartial list!
John has been with The Beaker Band for over 2o years.
Steve Gibson: (Drums/Percussion)
powerhouse of the kit, Steve worked with The Buzzcocks and has become one of the most
sought-after percussionists , working with Chris Farlowe, Larry Garner, Herbie Goins, Irma Thomas and Jack Bruce.
Expect a musical extravaganza as well as fun and entertainment that ensure an unforgettable night!