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Bob Haddrell

Much in demand as a session player in this country, Bob also writes with top Nashville artists, has recorded in the States with Billy Swan, and has toured and recorded with Chicago's Jimmy Dawkins and Dave Specter. Truly "in the groove", Bob has created the unique sound of "The Barcodes". He has also performed with Alan Barnes, Art Themen, Jim Mullen, Zoot Money, Paul Jones, Shakey Vick, Chris Youlden, Bernie Marsden, Tim Hain, Pee Wee Ellis & Earl Green.

Alan Glen


Alan was a member of 'The Yardbirds' between 1996 & 2003 and 2008 - 2009 ,and features on their album " Birdland ", with Jeff Beck, Brian May and others. Alan has also recorded 4 albums with 'Nine Below Zero' ( Alan was a member between 1991 and 1995 ),'Little Axe' ( 5 Albums ),'Dr Feelgood', Alannah Myles, 'Dub Syndicate', Junior Delgado, 'Papa George', Daniel Smith and 'Sonny Black & The Dukes'. Alan features on the 'Little Axe cd 'Hard Grind' ( See cd page for details ),and the brand new " Champagne & Grits" ( Virgin 'Real World' CDRW 119 ) Shakey Vick, Chris Youlden, Tim Hain, Paul Cox, Marcus Malone. Alan has performed with Eric Clapton, B.B.King, 'Slash', Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, Hubert Sumlin, John Mayall, Peter Green, Alan Barnes, Art Themen, Jim Mullen, Zoot Money, Buddy Whittington, Paul Jones, Pee Wee Ellis, Earl Green and 'Skunk' Baxter and has played at 'The Royal Albert Hall' (14 times ),'The Hilton'- Las Vegas, Hollywood 'House of Blues', and Montreux and Nice Jazz Festivals, as well as various TV and Radio performances. See the "CD" page for details. He also appears on The Yardbirds Web site.

Dino Coccia


Dino's career has been one of great variety since turning professional at the age of 17 in 1967. Since first working abroad with 'The Healers', he has played and recorded worldwide. His session credits include jingles, work with pop artists, Blues and Jazz. He has worked with Andy Shepard, Alan Barnes, Patrick Moraz and Grace Jones. On the Blues scene he has backed up James Carr, Byther Smith, John Primer, Katie Webster, Jo-Ann Kelly, Mr. T. 99, Tutu Jones, Homesick James, Jim Mullen, Art Themen, Zoot Money,Earl Green.

On the Blues scene - Tim Hain, Shakey Vick, Chris Youlden, Paul Lamb and Larry Garner. In America he has worked with J.D. Nicholson, Harmonica Fats, and Lowell Fulson. He also plays on Daniel Smith's 2 CDs and Sonny Black's second CD.

Dino has released his own new CD "WildSpace", featuring Alan Barnes (sax), Dave Newton (piano) and other British blues artists. See the "CD" page for details.

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