Chris is an established singer/guitarist and songwriter who specialises in songwriting and musical composition. He released two albums and had a professional music career in the US, signed to an LA based record label, and has had his songs used for commercials and on countless MTV and BBC productions. Chris also has a corporate background and has experience within executive recruitment and training.
Chris Stone is a session drummer who has extensive experience in the live arena. Chris worked as a drum technician for Stereophonics and Feeder on many world tours and also has an extensive background in project management. Chris is a qualified youth worker/assessor/tutor and has co-ordinated “Sounds Live” projects for The Prince’s Trust as well as managing various youth projects throughout the UK.
Steve specialises in songwriting, bass and guitar has been performing as a professional musician in various bands with record deals for the past twenty years. Steve has toured and performed the length and breadth of the UK and Europe with bands such as The Charlatans, Motorhead, Status Quo and The Alarm winning high praise and accolades from the likes of Kerrang!, Classic Rock and Metal Hammer magazines.
Andy has been performing as a member of various bands since the age of fourteen and has built up a reputation for his blistering guitar skills. Andy has been voted for ‘best unsigned band’ in the UK by readers of Kerrang! magazine in 2000 and ranked highly in the top twenty albums of 2006 by Classic Rock magazine. Andy has toured with the likes of The Who, Status Quo, The Alarm and Big Country. Andy specialises in working with young people with learning difficulties who require additional support.
Signed to several extreme sports companies since 2010, Beat Technique has performed everywhere from Royal Ascot to Olympic Torch ceremonies. His band Reconcile won Surface Festival Wales 2011 which led to an appearance at the 02 arena London, and he became 2012 Last Mic Standing champion with his beat-box/rap improv group Beatspoke. At the Breakin’ Out Festival he supported acts like Tinchy Stryder, Chipmunk, and Sway. His unique teaching style has engaged people throughout England and Wales.
Steve Davies is a session guitarist/composer who has extensive experience in the live arena. Steve worked as a guitar/bass/keyboard technician for Stereophonics, Feeder and Kosheen on many world tours. Steve has comprehensive knowledge and experience in guitar tuition, repair and set-up as well as sound engineering and stagecraft. Steve was lead tutor on “Sounds Live” courses for The Prince’s Trust and The Pop Factory.