Band-ography


CHRIS JARVIS: DRUMS, VOCALS. Started playing drums at age 15. Played alongside The Beatles in successful 60’s band ‘THE HUSTLERS’ at the Wimbledon Palais in 1963. Toured the UK for 25 years in professional dance and function bands. Recorded in session with many top chart acts. Retired from regular gigging in 1990 to pursue a successful new career as Watercolour Artist. Reborn in ‘The fabulous Grandads’ in 2010.



NEIL FOREMAN: GUITARS, VOCALS. Started playing at age 14. First working band ‘HYDE’ - Pop rock, high heels and glitter. Followed by dance band ‘JET’ - two albums and countless local dinner/dance, clubs and holiday camp gigs. Then, fourteen years in ‘FUNFAYRE’ - one of the nation’s top Comedy Bands - two Comedy/cover albums and thousands of gigs nationwide. Retired at age forty. Reborn in ‘The fabulous Grandads’ in 2010. 




JOHN SIMPSON: BASS, VOCALS. Started playing guitar at age 16. Performed with top local bands culminating in a prestigious win at the 1988 ‘Battle of the Bands’ with ‘SKETCH’. Alongside continuous gigging with professional Dance Bands, John built his own professional recording studio and established himself as the engineer of choice for numerous local bands. Retired from regular gigging in 2001. Reborn in ‘The fabulous Grandads’ in 2010.





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