From Charlie Parker to Take That. For those of you not familiar with Snakes work as a session musician, he has had a long career working with some of the biggest names in contemporary music. He has collaborated with Heather Small of M people, toured with Lisa Stansfield, Annie Lennox and played with James Brown, George Michael and Paul McCartney. He wrote the iconic sax solo on Take Thats ” A million love songs” and was paid £18!!
The audience at the Old Firestation were of a certain age, many of whom will have frequented the Front Page in the days when Snake played regularly with his band Zoot and the Roots.
The Snake Davis band today is made up of consummate musicians. They had a great rapport on stage as they reeled off a succession of memorable sounds. Baker street, Yakety Yak, Careless whisper, Search for a hero and many more. Snakes saxophone sound is so distinctive and the packed audience clearly loved it. The storytelling in between tracks enhanced the experience and a great night was had by all. Check Snake out on YouTube and look out for his regulator dates.