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Meet the Band

Brian can draw on a large pool of Australian and British musicians to provide ensembles ranging from a duo, trio or larger line-ups for festivals and situations where a bigger band is more appropriate, either for a concert or a Bush Dance (or both!)

Below you'll find details of some of the musicians that appear with WoodworX...

Peter Anderson (accordion, guitar) has a long and varied musical career in Australia - including a stint with the world famous Bushwackers Band. He has also appeared on albums of many well known Australian artists including Ted Egan and Shane Howard. Peter is also Bluetongue’s dance caller and has toured extensively in S. E. Asia, Australia and Canada. Jo May (percussion) She began her career working with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and smaller groups. An enthusiasm for traditional music, and has led to her involvement with folk groups drawing on her knowledge of different world instruments such as the djembe, bodhran, darabuka and congas.
Ian Blake (soprano sax) is an amazing multi instrumentalist and is in involved in a number of colaborations in the UK and elsewhere. Mike Vishnick (kit drums) is originally from East London and plays with Brian in a number of bands. Mike brings an incredible level of energy to the band as well as a great deal of percussive showmanship