An infectious mix of funky blues, soul and jazz from these BBC favourites, tonight with extra horn power, as star guest Nick Newall joins the line-up!
Bob Haddrell - vocals/piano/organ/bass pedals
Alan Glen - vocals/guitar/harmonica
Dino Coccia - drums
Nick Newall - sax/flute
The Barcodes perform their infectious mix of Jazz, Funky Blues & Soul at festivals and clubs throughout the UK and Europe. They have recorded 5 albums on Note Records including a 'Live' recording for the BBC and have appeared several times in session on BBC Radio 2.
Their new album - Be Cool - The Best of The Barcodes was released in March this year.
"You guys sound great - as usual" Bill Wyman
"The Barcodes have got into that funky groove again, with delightful Jazz solos"
David Lands, Jazz Journal
"CD of The Month - Sophisticated and high class" Bluesnews
"Cool Hammond-fuelled fusion - Blue Note Jazz with a Chicago Blues twist" Time Out
Much in demand as a session player both in the UK and the USA,Bob has performed with Alan Barnes, Art Themen, Jim Mullen, Don Rendell, Paul Jones, Zoot Money & Pee Wee Ellis. Truely 'In the Groove', Bob has created the unique sound of The Barcodes.
Was a member of The Yardbirds between 1996-2003 & 2008-2009 and features on their 'Birdland' album with Jeff Beck, Brian May and others. Alan has also recorded 4 albums with Nine Below Zero and 5 albums with Dub/Blues/Reggae Fusion band Little Axe. He has performed with Steve Vai, 'Slash', Skunk Baxter, Alan Barnes, Art Themen, Zoot Money, Paul Jones, Alannah Myles and reggae artists Junior Delgado and Dub Syndicate. Alan has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Hilton Las Vegas, Hollywood House of Blues and the Montreux and Nice Jazz festivals.
Dino has played and recorded with a variety of artists, both Blues and Jazz including – Andy Sheppard, Alan Barnes, Paul Lamb & The Kingsnakes, Larry Garner, Grace Jones, Lowell Fulson, Harmonica Fats, Jim Mullen and Patrick Moraz.
Featured Guest - Nick Newall
The great tenor sax and flute player is probably best known for his recordings in the 60's with Zoot Money's Big Roll Band, and he has also worked with The Darkblues, Roger Daltrey, and The Kinks.