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The band

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Graham

  • Graham is a founding member of The Redwood Band. He started his musical career back in the early 1970’s playing folk and blues clubs around London before going off to Germany for a year playing  festivals and  student  bars.  Since  then  he  has  been  in  several cover   bands  playing  clubs  and  functions .  His influences  are  country,  rock,  and  blues.

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Andy

  • Andy  has  been  playing  drums  since he  was  a  child  .  His  dad  was  a  jazz  drummer  and  would  take  Andy  along  to  his  gigs  where  he  would  get  to  sit  in  on  a  couole  of  numbers  and  get  an  early  introduction to  playing  live.  Andy  went  on  to  play  in  a  very  successful country band  touring  the  U.K.  He also   has  many  years  of  experience playing  clubs  and  functions  and  has  been  a  member  of  The  Redwood  Band  for  over  15  years.  

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Dave Keys

  • Dave  has  also  been  playing  keyboards  for  many  years.  During  the  1970’s  Dave  played  in  Denmark  with  a  very  succesful  band  and  then  went  on  to  play  in  several  country  bands  where  he  toured  the  U.K  for  many  years.  During  the  1990’s  Dave  joined  forces  with  Graham  in  a  popular  covers  band  known  as  Phoenix.  They  worked  together  for  several  years  on  the  club  and  function  cicuit  before He    joined  The  Soul  Detectives .   Around  2010  Dave  joined  The  Redwood  Band.  Dave  has  brought  a  wealth  of  experience and  versatility  to  the  band.  He  also  has  a  nice  collection  of  hats  which  can  make   for  a  very  entertaining  evening. 

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Davey

  • Dave  began  his  music career whilst  still  at primary  school when  he  played  the  trumpet  in  the  local  brass  band.  Fortunately  for  us  and  his  neighbours  he  gave  up  the  trumpet  snd  took  up  bass  guitar. He  then  went  on  to  play  in  several  local  covers  bands playing  pubs  and  functions  around  the  Essex  area.  For  many  years  he  was  the  bass  man  for  the  well  known  band  Spooky  until  he  joined  up  with  The  Redwood Band  around  eight  years  ago.  Dave  brings  a  great  wealth  of  musical  knowledge  to  the  band  with  his  main  influences being  Funk  and  soul  music.

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Off duty

Relaxing after another hard gig