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Steve Gregory

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b. 1945, London, Britain. Gregory embarked on a musical program playing clarinet within the St. Paul’s college orchestra, even though at the institution he also learnt to try out your guitar and piano. In 1963 he was provided a place within the Guildhall College of Music, but declined the proposal. In 1964 he used the Alan Cost band, which resulted in session utilize a number of best 60s rings. He performed on classes for ‘Screamin’ Jay’ Hawkins, Geno Washington, Poultry Shack, Georgie Popularity, and on Fleetwood Mac pc’s Mr Amazing along with the Rolling Rocks’ ‘Honky Tonk Ladies’. Within the 70s, furthermore to carrying out alongside Popularity, Gregory found function assisting Fela Kuti, Linda Lewis, Gonzalez, Ginger Baker’s Airforce and, oddly, Rocky Sharpe AS WELL AS THE Replays. The 80s noticed work with Metal Pulse, Maxi Priest, the Inspirational Choir, Amazulu, Freddie Ruler and China Turmoil. Gregory also offers the distinction of experiencing supplied the infectious saxophone melody on George Michael’s ‘Careless Whisper’. Various other notable solo shows were highlighted on Alison Moyet’s interpretation of ‘That Ole Devil Known as Like’, Chris Rea’s ‘Fool’ and Queen’s ‘One Calendar year Of Like’. Within the 90s Gregory performed in Dennis Bovell’s Dub Music group, adding his playing abilities to Linton Kwesi Johnson’s traditional Tings And Situations. Gregory also toured with Moist Wet Wet, Truck Morrison and a bunch of various other celebrated performers. His association with Dennis Bovell resulted in Gregory’s debut, Bushfire, an acid-jazz-reggae fusion. The record featured primary compositions by Linton Kwesi Johnson, Dennis Bovell and Gregory, and in addition highlighted the playing abilities of John Kpiaye, Georgie Popularity, John Deacon and Kuma Harada. In 1998 he was a highlighted artist over the LKJ 20th Wedding anniversary present alongside Jean ‘Binta’ Air flow, Winston Francis as well as the Dub Music group.

Quick Facts


Height 1.8 m
Weight 91 kg
Profession American football player
Nationality British
Parents Judy Gregory, Steve Gregory
Music Groups The Animals, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Gonzalez, The Four Seasons
Music Songs Rag Doll, Working My Way Back to You, Beggin', Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet, My Eyes Adored You, Cry for Me, Big Man in Town, C'mon Marianne, Dawn, Backup Sessions, Love Is for All Time, Dialogue: A Little Trouble, Dialogue: See How You Handle It, Loose Change, Early in the Morning, Toady, Fallen Angel
Albums Ginger Baker's Air Force 2, Ark, The Definitive Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Animals Featuring Eric Burdon (House of the Rising Sun)
Movies The Heavenly Kid


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1 Former saxophone and flute player with The Alan Price Set in the 1960s.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caddicarus 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show 2011-2012 TV Series short performer - 2 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Van Morrison: The Concert 1990 Video Himself - Saxophone
Beat-Club 1967 TV Series Himself - Musician
Ready, Steady, Go! 1965-1966 TV Series Himself
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1966 TV Series Himself
The Nation's Favourite Number 1 Single 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Saxophonist

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