The JP Band play Rhythm & Blues, a combination of self-penned compositions along with selected interpretations from Ray Charles, Willie Dixon and Tom Waits. The origins of the music as a vehicle for a fun goodtime and a dance is paramount to The JP Band as they lay down a groove with a touch of funk and deliver a lyrical message that will bring a smile to the lips.
The JP Band consist of:
Andy Parker on vocals and tenor sax. He has spent many years performing, writing and recording music throughout the Uk and Europe including a long stint as lead vocalist in Supercharge where he shared the stage with amongst others BB King and Chuck Berry. He can be seen in situation-with hair- doing his thing on several Youtube clips.
Paul PJ Williams on Guitar and vocalsPaul ‘Pj’ Williams, previous member of infamous blues rocker Badger Bell’s band, and a staple of the north west rock scene from an early age. Renowned guitar and equipment demonstrator for Farida, and Dawsons. Pj spends his time not teaching, inventing strange machines in deepest Wales
Tony Dunmore on Electric upright bass and vocals. Another Supercharge member who can claim to have been on the bill supporting Queen in Hyde Park as well as touring with Wishbone Ash and recording 2 albums produced by Robert ‘Mutt’-husband to Shania Twain- Lange.
Chris Wharton on Drums and vocals. Formerly part of legendary North west blues band The Moochers is still first call to provide the beat behind any surviving Elvis in The Beale Street Band.