- Andy Hamilton and the Blue Notes
Key Birmingham saxophonist fronting his crack band of musicians since the early 90s.
Key musicians include: Johnny Hoo - drums, Ray 'Pablo' Brown on double-bass, Vic Evans - vocals and conga drum, Tim Amann on keyboards and Dutch Lewis on sax, clarinets and flute.
His key album with this band is "Silvershine" (named after an early piece of his) released by World Circuit, becoming the UK's biggest-selling jazz album of the year (1990).
- Image: Gary Corbett