A short list of those who Snake has recorded and performed with includes Ray Charles, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Paul McCartney, George Michael, Tom Jones, Tina Turner, Kylie Minogue, The Pet Shop Boys, The Eurythmics, Beyonce, Calvin Harris and M People, though not all at the same time.
Described by DJ Chris Evans as the 6th member of Take That, Snake devised and performed the sax solo on their much-loved hit ‘One Million Love Songs’.
Shakatak singer Jacqui Hicks joins Sarah Bolter’s Not Just Sax and will later be singing with The Taverner’s Big Band which this year is directed by acclaimed bandleader Pete Long, the musical director of the acclaimed Ronnie Scott’s Big Band who also played the sax parts on the Stereophonics’ top-selling version of ‘Handbags and Gladrags’.
This year Stompin’ will be running two stages positioned in close proximity with a wide of smooth jazz running continuously from 12 noon to 10.15pm.
See the full programme which is sponsored by Cookes Furniture on the right.
|12pm||Spiral – Jazz-fusion|
|1pm||The Bournemouth University Big Band|
|1.45pm||Sarah Bolter’s Not Just Sax with guest Jacqui Hicks|
|3.45pm||Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion|
|5pm||Ben Dwyer’s Jazz Xperiment|
|5.45pm||The Snake Davis Band|
|7.15pm||The Veronique Joly Trio|
|8.00pm||The Taverner’s Big Band directed by Pete Long with special guest Jacqui Hicks|
|8.45pm||The Daryl Ford Organ Trio|
|9.30pm||The Taverner’s Big Band part 2|