The Bandits play at the Norwood Food Feast 2017:
The Parish band features our own Church pianist Ben with Bryan on (drums) who also serves on the church finance committee and sings (bass) in the church choir, Jeff (guitars/bass) is our resident Church DJ and our in-house Church IT support guru, Michael on (acoustic and electric) guitar also adds vocals with Gail, and has helped with the children’s liturgy.
‘The Bandits’ are occasionally supported by talented guest musicians from the local Catholic schools and parents, who perform with them on gigs outside the parish.
Ben has performed for the Lord Mayor of London, and featured on BBC Radio 4 and Korean TV. Bryan has toured as a drummer with a warm up band for REM in the 1980s. Jeff is a serious 1950s guitar music enthusiast and has recorded Buddy Holly music for a West End production. Gail is a qualified teacher and travels from as far as Hounslow as a guest vocalist with the band! Michael our parishioner is a talented singer and guitarist rounds out ‘The Bandits’
The band has performed at the West Norwood Feast 05/11/2017, Corpus Christi School Christmas Fairs, and the Parish BBQ.
Practice is usually late Saturday afternoon (in advance of any performances). Proficiency, commitment and enthusiasm is all we require.
The Bandits Facebook page - videos and samples of performances click here
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