Jay Stapley

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TOP SESSION GUITARIST JAY STAPLEY LAUNCHES SOLO ALBUM

Former Torrington favourite guitarist Jay Stapley launches his debut solo CD with an all star band** at the New Bull & Butcher/Real Music Club on Fri 29th Feb.

Jay who was a familiar figure on the live music circuit in the late 70's and 80's with Ian Hunt, has spent the intervening years playing his brilliant guitar lines with the likes of Roger Waters (post-Pink Floyd), Mike Oldfield, Suede, Scott Walker, David Allan Coe and has produced for Westernhagen and even contributed the superb guitar lines on the soundtrack of the movie 'Withnail & I';

Four tracks guitar drenched melodic tracks from the new album have already been pasted on his MySpace account, and for this special album launch Jay promises lots of guitar, a cracking band and special guests!!!!!

**Jay is expanding his band for this special CD show to include the following stellar line-up:
Jay Stapley guitar
Steve Pearce Bass: (Van Morrison, Herbie Hancock, Tom Jones, George Michale, Bryan Ferry.... his myspace is http://www.myspace.com/stevepearcebass
Ash Soan Drums: (Natasha Bedingfield, Hamish Stuart, Justin Timberlake, Mick Taylor, Chris Difford, Lisa Stansfield, Jamie cullem....)
Richard Causon Keys: (Ryan Adams, Rufus Wainwright, Whiskeytown, Alanis Morissette,)

Special guest on the night include:
Simon Clarke, Dave Liddell Brass, (The Kick Horns, Eric Clapton, The Who, etc.)
Al Stewart Sax, (The Feel Free Band, etc.,)
Bob Loveday, Violin: (Van Morrison, Bob Geldof, etc.)
Plus special guest backing vocals.