Dawn Sandell’s Raiders
Date: Aug 1 | Time: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm | Price: £8 on the door
Dawn was known as The Welsh Wolverine during her time in the states, where she recorded with Grammy Award winning Jonny Lang as well as performing with Prince’s band The New Power Generation. Dawn has played many festivals and opened for greats such as the late Humphrey Littleton, The Yardbirds, Bonnie Tyler, The Hamsters, Man and Pete Brown to name but a few. Since moving to London Dawn has assembled some of the finest musicians in the country for her All Star Raiders.
Dawn has just released her debut album of original material.
The band are:
- John Wheatcroft – Guitar
- Jeff Savage. Harmonica, & Vocals
- John McKenzie – Bass
- Ed Spevock – Drums
- Janos Batjala – Keys
John is a brilliant guitarist with an amazing background. He leads a busy double-life as an artist and an educator. He has performed with artists as diverse as Billy Cobham (Miles Davis), Frank Gambale (Chick Corea), Mike Clark and Bill Summers (The Headhunters), Carl Verheyen (Supertramp), Ralph Salmins, Paul Elliott, Keith Carlock and Laurence Cottle. John has toured the world with both Carl Palmer (ELP) and John Jorgenson (Elton John/ Hellecasters) and he is a regular contributor to Guitar Techniques UK, along with contributing numerous lessons for Guitarist UK, Guitar Part (France) and Guitar World (USA).
John currently holds the position of Head of Guitar at BIMM London and is a visiting lecturer for the University of West London (London College of Music) and Chester University. His first book, Improvising Blues Guitar was published by Schott has received rave reviews worldwide and he’s recently released his debut acoustic album, Ensemble Futur, to critical acclaim.
Blues Bar Tring
Tring Park Cricket Club, London road
Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 6HA