SEEKINGVocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Trombone, Upright bass.
I'm a 50 year old sax player based in Farnborough, Hampshire.
I 've been playing the saxophone over the years, mainly in soul & motown bands.
I'm thinking about putting a Soul/Motown band together. I'm looking to build the set around the lesser known qualiy soul tracks and arrangements like below:
Shoorah shoorah - Betty Wright
Temptations – Aint To Proud To Beg
Edwin Starr – 25 Miles
Ann Peebles – Tear Your Playhouse Down
Jean Knight – Mr. Big Stuff
Temptations – Shaky Ground
Rufus Thomas – The Memphis Train
Aretha Frankin – See Saw
Marvin Gaye – Can I Get A Witness
Otis Redding – Shake
Wilson Pickett – 99 and a Half Won't Do
Otis Redding – Down In The Valley
Ray Charles – Unchain My Heart
Gloria Jones – Tainted Love
Gladys Knight – Got To Use My Imagination
Show Stoppers – Nothing But A House Party
Rufus Thomas – I Think I made a Boo-Boo
Wilson Pickett – Barefootin'
The Temptations – Get Ready
Sam and Dave – Soul Sister, Brown Sugar
Clarence Carter – Snatching it back
Eddie Purell – The Spoiler
Wilson Pickett – 6345789
I'm not looking for any major financial gain, just to continue enjoying playing good soul music to appreciative soul audiences.
I would however like to get a group of people together who share the same passion for this style of soul music. I'm not looking to include any other styles in the set, I'd like the band to go out and gig as a soul band, giving the audience a true soul train experience.....
If your interested in soul & want to know more, then please contact me on
- Screen name:
- Rob Podmore
- Member since:
- Dec 30 2008
- Active within 1 week
- Level of commitment:
- Moderately Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 1 time per week
- Available to gig:
- 1 night a week
- Most available:
Junior Walker, Ottis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Bar Kays, staple singers basically any Stax, soul / Motown, Jazz, gospel & creole influences.