Past Band Members and Guests

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Andrew Giddings

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Keyboards – 1991-2007

Andrew Giddings was born in Pembury, Kent, his Mother having played the piano throughout her pregnancy with him during the summer of 1963. She had to stop playing when she could…

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Ann Marie Calhoun

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Guest Violinist

Ann Marie Calhoun began her studies of the violin at the age of three. She completed a fellowship with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. and earned degrees…

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Anna Phoebe

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Guest Violinist

Anna Phoebe has been hailed as the ‘vixen of the violin’ for stunning live stage performances that have won audiences and fans all over the world. Her distinctive gypsy rock sound…

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Barriemore Barlow

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Drums and Percussion – 1971-1980

Barry was born in Birmingham, England, on Sept. 10th, 1949. He was educated in “Brum” and later as a teenager in Blackpool where he first met Ian and John, then of the beat group…

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Clive Bunker

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Drums, Percussion – 1967-1971

Clive was born on the 12th of December, 1946. He took up the drums as a serious occupation with his friend and compatriot, Mick Abrahams in the group “McGregor’s Engine…

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Dave Mattacks

Dave Mattocks

Guest Percussionist and Keyboardist

Dave Mattacks (“DM”) professional career started in the UK with big bands before joining the influential folk-rock group “Fairport Convention”, freelancing extensively…

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Dave Pegg

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Bass Guitar – 1979-1995

Dave “Peggy” Pegg was born in Birmingham, England on November 2nd 1947. Music was in the Pegg blood, Dave’s grandfather having been a mean banjo player and his father…

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David 'Dee' Palmer

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Keyboards – 1977-1979

David Palmer, known to all as “DP”, was born the longest time ago in an age when the right and proper thing for a young lad to do was to join the army. This, David did…

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Don Airey

Don Airey

Guest Keyboardist and Organist

Born in Sunderland, N.E. England, Don’s musical talents were forged with an alloy of classical training, a lively interest in his local rock and jazz scene, and regular paid gigs playing…

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Eddie Jobson

Eddie Jobson

Guest Violinist

Jobson was born in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, England. He began playing the piano at age 7 and violin at age 8. Later he attended Bede Hall Grammar School, leaving…

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Gerry Conway

Gerry Conway

Guest Percussionist

Gerry was born in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England on the 11th September 1947. He attended secondary school in London where he played drums in various school bands and was offered…

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Glenn Cornick

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Bass Guitar – 1968 – 1970

Glenn was born on the 24th April, 1947. He began a civil service career near Blackpool, Lancashire, before taking up music as a bass player with local bands, including…

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James Duncan

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Guest Drummer

James has been playing drums since the age of 13.  His first band, “Chequered Rain” failed to achieve any real chart success and he moved into the world of sessions. Being based in London…

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Jeffrey Hammond

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Bass Guitar – 1971 – 1975

Jeffrey Hammond (born 30 July 1946, Blackpool) sometimes credited as Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, is a musician and former bass guitar player for the progressive rock band…

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John Evan

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Keyboards – 1971-1980

John Evan (born John Spencer Evans, 28 March 1948), played keyboards for Jethro Tull from April 1970 to June 1980. He was educated at King’s College London. Evans was born…

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John Glascock

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Bass Guitar – 1975 – 1979

John Glascock was the bass guitarist and backing vocalist for Jethro Tull from December 1975 until August 1979. He died in 1979, at the age of 28, as a result of a congenital heart valve defect…

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Jonathan Noyce

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Bass Guitar – 1995-2007

Jonathan Noyce was born in Sutton Coldfield, in the Midlands of England, on the 15th July, 1971, three months after the release of Jethro Tull’s “Aqualung” album. His father, Peter…

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Kit Morgan

Kit Morgan

Guest Guitarist

Kit was born in Moreton-in-Marsh, England on the 23rd June 1958. With his father in the Air Force, he spent many of his early years in the Mediterranean, hence his enduring penchant…

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Lucia Micarelli

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Guest Violinist

With her unique style that challenges many traditional ideas about the music that can be played with a violin, Lucia is described as an incredible stage presence with an intense…

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Maartin Allcock

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Keyboards – 1988-1991

Maartin Allcock is a multi-instrumentalist known mostly as a fretless bass player and guitarist born in Manchester in 1957. After studying music at Huddersfield…

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Mick Abrahams

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Guitars – 1967-1968

Mick was born on the 4th of July, 1943, which was a very long time ago. There was a war still going on at the time, which may explain why Mick can be a cantankerous old git and a right…

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Paul Burgess

Paul Burgess

Guest Percussionist

Paul Burgess (born 28 September 1950 in Manchester is an English rock drummer, notable for his association with a wide range of British rock and folk-rock bands…

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Peter-John Vettese

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Keyboards – 1982-1989

I was musically aware by the time I was four. However, this statement often comes across as fatuous and arrogant while at the same time giving no insight at all into the kind…

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