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BLACK & GOLD 

No. 1 Soul & Motown Band

Mike Parker (Black & Gold Saxophonist)

Mike was born in Manchester and has played alto sax through his teens, right through to his mid twenties - "Complex People". Soul Toppers, Flesh, Magenta, then flute with Cheshire Plains. More recently tenor sax with "Lost Years" and "Soul Patrol" and now "Black & Gold".

Influences:- Snake Davis (M People, Eurythmics, James Brown,) Jack Lancaster (Blodwyn Pig) Stanley Turrentine Horace Silver John Coltrane Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show (6Music) Miles Davis Anything two tone/ska/reggae Anything Motown/Atlantic/Stax

Aspirations: - to play baritone keep on enjoying what we do make some money!

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Mike Parker Saxophone Black & Gold

Mike Parker Saxophone Black & Gold

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Mike's Blogs

21/10/2015, 23:02
working-hard
Getting a number of new tunes lined up and polished in readiness to be added to our set lists. The only problem is -  what do we leave out to make room for the new stuff. It's a real problem - we'd better start doing three set gigs cos we don't want to leave anything out! What d'you think? Come and...
12/01/2014, 20:39
ormskirk
Great night last night on a "proper" stage at Ormskirk Civic Hall for Jaynes birthday bash.    Have we hit the big time?
25/11/2013, 15:44
the-lowry-hotel
Great night at the Lowry Hotel last Friday. We played to a room full of Orthopaedic Surgeons at The Lowry Hotel in Salford. A very appreciative crowd on the dance floor gave us a rousing send off. (I think those people really know how to let their hair down!). We played a good tight...

 

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