Danny Newman

Danny is a South London based Piano/Organ/Keyboard player. Having worked with Short Street and the Tom Anfield band, Danny joined with Steve to form the Rex Hipple band.

Constantly developing his playing technique, Dan has a liking for latin, jazz and fusion grooves.

Tom White

Tom plays both drum kit and percussion in many different musical settings and has worked with a wide variety of bands/artists such as ‘national treasre’ Norma Winstone. He Has gigged and toured extensively at festivals/ venues including WOMAD, Ealing Jazz Festival, Cargo and Rich Mix.

Alex Myers

Self taught Guitarist Alex Myers has over ten years experience in the music industry, working with numerous bands and artists spanning a wide range of genres, from acoustic, folk, jazz and blues to rock, R&B and hip hop. Alex is at home on stage or in the studio, engineering, producing and performing whilst running house label, Toki Kat Records.

Rowan Barrett

Rowan has been playing bass for fifteen years in and around London. He studied music performance at the Academy of Contemporary Music for four years. Rowan has been taking part in projects and specialising in jazz, rock, hip hop and soul. He has had much live and studio experience and has performed at such venues as the O2, The Barfly, The Borderline and Glastonbury Festival.

Daniel Fitzgibbon

Originally from Ireland, and spanning genres from traditional Irish music to jazz. Daniel holds down the grooves on percussion with The New Jazzmags. As a true multi instrumentalist, Daniel also plays Guitar, Keyboards, Bass and Drums

Steve Elliott

Steve is an experienced, classically trained, jazz influenced, London based saxophonist. Beginning in the 1970’s, he has gigged, toured and recorded with many bands including the London Youth Jazz Orchestra (70’s), Pipedream (80’s), The Rex Hipple Band (90’s), The Metros, Delta Detour and 2bears (2000’s). Steve currently works with The Tony Patience Band, The Mayans, InFusion, and Artshark King and leads The New Jazzmags.

Lee Dread

Londoner Lee Dread trained as a singer and dancer at the Alexander Academy in the 1980’s. Influenced by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles and Luther Vandross, Lee has worked as a choreographer and singer with top UK funksters, Imagination.

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