Episodes

Peter Boita - My Life in Music - Part 1

June 14, 2021

This is the first episode, in a two part interview with Peter Boita, a UK drummer who has played with numerous musical legends which include Sir Elton John, Madonna, Glen Campbell, Dame Vera Lynn, The Jacksons, Dame Shirley Bassey, Whitney Houston, Sir Tom Jones, Sir Rod Steward, Sir Cliff Richard,…

Sunbirds - The Dave Hemingway and Phil Barton Interview

Dec. 22, 2020

In this bonus special episode, we interview Dave Hemingway of the Beautiful South and guitarist Phil Barton, who discuss their new band 'Sunbirds' and their debut album 'Cool to be Kind'. It's a great album and we play clips from three of the songs from the Album during this episode, if you'd like …

Tessa Niles Part 2 - The Voice behind music's greatest stars

Dec. 6, 2020

This is the second episode, in a two part interview with Tessa Niles, a UK female vocalist who has performed and recorded with some of music’s greatest stars including Eric Clapton, George Harrison, David Bowie, Tina Turner, The Police and Robbie Williams. In 2015, she released a book called “ Back…

Tessa Niles Part 1 - The Voice behind music's greatest stars

Nov. 29, 2020

This is the first episode, in a two part interview with Tessa Niles, a UK female vocalist who has performed and recorded with some of music’s greatest stars including Eric Clapton, George Harrison, David Bowie, Tina Turner, The Police and Robbie Williams. In 2015, she released a book called “ Backt…

Lee Wylding - Singer/Songwriter from The Far North

Nov. 22, 2020

In this special episode, we interview Singer/Songwriter Lee Wylding from the band "The Far North". Lee joined me to discuss their debut album "Songs for Gentle Souls" which was released on 20th November 2020. Special thanks to Lee for being our guest in this episode. If you'd like to find out more …

Nigel Spennewyn - Suhr Guitars

Nov. 15, 2020

In this episode, we interview Nigel Spennewyn, UK Guitarist, whose performance and recording credits include Elkie Brooks and Joe Cocker. He has previously worked for Chandler Guitars, Fender, Line 6 and Korg, and he is currently the International Sales Manager for Suhr Guitars, Amps and Pedals.. S…

Alison Wheeler - Singer with The Beautiful South and The South

Nov. 8, 2020

In this episode, we interview Alison Wheeler, female vocalist for The Beautiful South between 2003 and 2007. Since then, she’s been the female vocalist with The South, performing all over the UK and recording their album “Sweet Refrains”. In 2010, she recorded the track “Move a little closer” with …

Paul Shepley - Keyboard Player with The Damned and The Anti-Nowhere League

Oct. 25, 2020

In this episode, we interview Paul Shepley, UK keyboard player and composer, who performed with both The Damned and the Anti-Nowhere League. He also has recording credit on the album 'Phantasmagoria', which was the highest charting album album ever for The Damned, until the release of their album '…

Robert Marlow - His career and working with Vince Clarke, Martin Gore and Alison Moyet

Oct. 18, 2020

In this episode, we interview Robert Marlow, a UK keyboard player who started out in 1977 playing guitar in The Vandals with Alison Moyet, before joining The Plan with Vince Clarke. He and Vince were also in the band ‘French Look’ with Martin L. Gore from Depeche Mode, and in 1982, he recorded the…

Trevor Newnham - Bassist with The Illegal Eagles

Oct. 11, 2020

In this episode, we interview Trevor Newnham, UK Bass play and vocalist with the Illegal Eagles, whose performance and recording credits include Sir Cliff Richard, Dr. Hook, Mary Wilson's Supremes, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds and many more. He has also played on West End touring shows such as Mam…

Russell Gilbrook - Uriah Heep Drummer

Oct. 4, 2020

In this episode, we interview Russell Gilbrook, a UK Drummer, who started learning the drums when he was only four, he was depping West End shows at the age of 12 and touring Europe with Alan Price (of the Animals) when he was only 18. He performed on pop recordings with the likes of John Farnham, …

Emily Lynn - Vocalist with Aussie Pink Floyd

Sept. 27, 2020

In this episode, we interview Emily Lynn, a UK Female vocalist and pianist, who has worked performed and recorded with the band Thunder, and has also shared the stage with the likes of Dame Cleo Laine, Scott Gorham from Thin Lizzy and Andy Taylor from Duran Duran. For the last ten years, she has be…

John Summerton - Guitarist and Vocalist with Flintlock & The Rubettes

Sept. 20, 2020

In this episode, we interview John Summerton, guitarist and vocalist from the 70s TV band Flintlock, current guitarist of The Rubettes, and owner of Basildon Studios and Music Academy. Special thanks to John Summerton for being our guest in this episode. If you'd like to find out more about John th…

Series One Trailer

Aug. 18, 2020

Welcome to “Talk to the Band”, a new podcast for anyone who is passionate about contemporary music. Each episode, we talk to band members and session musicians who have toured and recorded with ‘household’ name bands and artists. You’ll not only learn about their career and who they’ve performed wi…