Having formed in 1986 from the remnants of the jazz/funk outfit “Pure Motivation”, we’ve now evolved into the current line-up, comprising of eight musicians.
Fronting the band is the wildly charismatic “J.O.” whose distinctive guitar playing and powerful vocals are complimented by the wonderful vocals of “Cherie”, who also takes the spotlight on a number of tunes.
Driving the band is “Joe 90” on drums and Rick on bass. Many years together, have made them one of the tightest rhythm sections around.
The melodies are provided by “Tom” on keyboards.
Then we come to the infamous “GeeBaby Brass Section”. Almost a show in their own right. Featuring Martyn “Hot Lips” Harries on trumpet, “Savio” on trombone and “Nick” on alto sax.
The Band History
The early years were spent on the south and southwest circuits, before long, we were playing all over the UK, “tuning” our skills and developing our reputation for reliability and professionalism.
We’ve played at a number of “Festivals” both, regional and national, plus, we’ve had the pleasure of supporting or touring with a number of world class bands, “James Brown”, “Jools Holland”, and “Maceo Parker” amongst others.
We’ve also been involved in TV, from regional interviews and documentaries to national broadcasts on BBC1, BBC2, ITV and channel 4. This has led to us playing several “secret” celebrity weddings and events. The bands motto is “passion and respect”, so we won’t mention any names, and Yes! We also received the request that everyone dreams of, “Buckingham Palace”, again, we won’t say too much, but a great time was had by all.