Paul Wood & Friends
Paul Wood - vocals
Brian Dee - piano
Dominic Metz - drums
Simon Thorpe - double bass
Robert Fowler - tenor saxophone/clarinet
John Withers - vibes
Paul Wood is a vocalist who’s appeared with the Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, BBC Big Band, Tommy Dorsey Tribute Orchestra & The Len Phillips Big Band.
We welcome back this popular Ilford crooner Paul Wood, who tonight will sing your favourite songs along with several instrumentals by the quintet.
Brian Dee is one of the most respected pianist accompanists on the British jazz scene, working as effectively with vocalists as with instrumentalists and has recorded with Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee & Fred Astaire to name but a few.
Robert Fowler regularly performs on tenor sax and clarinet, in the John Wilson and BBC Big Bands. Simon Thorpe on double bass leads Jivin’ Miss Daisy and also regularly appears at Ronnie Scott’s. John Withers is a man of many talents not only being an excellent vibe player, but also a superb percussionist and plays in several big bands as well as smaller ones. Dominic Metz tours internationally with French Artist Charles Aznavour, as well as with the Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra.