Equinox features some of the finest musicians from the South West recreating and arranging tunes from the Hard Bop era.


// saxophone


Integrating modern jazz into the commercial world, Steve brings a unique and diverse approach to music. As a professional saxophonist he has toured across Europe and the UK with various bands, solo artists and as a soloist.  He has played along side members of the Ronnie Scotts All Stars and with members from Chet Baker and Kenny Wheelers.


// guitar


A seasoned improviser and session player with numerous credits to his name, Martin is equally at home playing rock, blues, swing and jazz, recent notable artists have included mainstream TV appearances with US singer Valerie June as well as being the touring guitarist for another US vocalist, the chart topping jazz/R&B artist Lizz Wright. Martin has also recorded two top 20 albums and performs internationally with vocal trio The Puppini Sisters as well as having recently completed a tour on guitar duties with Snarky Puppy vocalist Shayna Steele.


// electric organ


John is one of the most experienced electric organ musicians in the country.  He regularly performs with his own project, John Paul Gard Pedal Mania as well as with The Jon Dalton Organ Trio - USA based, and The George Benson Tribute Band.  John is proudly endorsed by Roland UK and Electro Harmonix USA


// drums


Dave is one of the most in demand drummers on the British alternative/improv music scene. He currently holds the drum chair in Robert Plant’s (the legendary Led Zeppelin lead singer) solo project, as well as the Cloudmakers Trio.  Drawing on a wide range of influences, from West African percussion to jazz drumming, his explosive style and musical sensitivity give him the versatility to play in many musical environments.