The Musicians

Richard Snow

Richard is an accomplished Musician & Vocalist with over 30 years experience of entertaining audiences worldwide. He originally studied piano at ‘The Royal College of Music obtaining a degree at 15 years of age.

He has traveled extensively throughout the world as both a Musical Director,Session musician and  Pianist/Vocalist.

He has been Musical Director to various musicals and has worked throughout his career with some of the top names in the music industry including Status Quo ,Santana and Gloria Gaynor.

He toured with Rock n Roll show ‘That’ll be the day’ and has held residencies in London including The Savoy.

He spent  time touring as a solo Pianist/Vocalist around Scandinavia in the Piano Bars and was given his own weekly spot on live TV in Spain earlier in his career.

He takes great pride in his entertaining and loves to interact with audiences. He will always vary the music he plays in order to make sure everybody is catered for and loves his work as much now as he did over 30 years ago.

Tony O’Malley

Throughout the nineteen-eighties, Tony played gigs in small clubs in London and around the UK, Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland, either solo or with fellow musicians, building a following of loyal fans and constantly expanding his repertoire of songs. He has formed many bands including well known “Kokomo”. He plays regularly at the 606 club in London and the famous Ronnie Scott’s.

Nick Schinder

Professional songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist & producer Nick Schinder, founding member of The Child (his long term project and alter ego) and Deep River Running (a partnership with lyricist Jacqui Doherty) – has toured the world playing both originals and covers to the highest standard, released 7 albums of original music, and contributed to countless projects with his session and production skills, both for signed (Sony) and unsigned artists, and praised even by Peter Gabriel.

Tom Gwyther

Working in and around Portsmouth in his teenage years gave Tom a range of different musical acts to work with. He plays all around Europe and USA playing both Jazz and some original music. He is famed at Sandy’s by his request taking so please do test him out so he performs some of your favourites.


John Joliffe

In the late 70’s and 80’s John was signed to Elton John’s Rocket label, United Artists, Red Bus, Bellaphon and Carrere. In the 90s, John signed to Atlantic Records, his debut Album for them sold a credible 50,000 copies. He moved to California for 8 years where he toured with his band Big Big Sun and also worked with members of Supertramp, Garry Moore and Don Henley. John has recently recorded albums “Magic Box” and “The Man That I’ve Become”which are available on “Bandcamp”    He also produces other artists in his studio…He has an EP coming out soon co written with members from “Marillion” and “Fish”

The Jazz Apples

Recently dubbed “the most in demand Jazz act in the Midlands,” The Jazz Apples are a Jazz, Swing and Disco trio with 30 years combined experience in the industry. Known for our close-harmony arrangements and creative improvisations, the trio perform anything from synth-inflected high-energy party sets (guaranteed to get everyone dancing), to smooth cocktail Jazz for black tie occasions. We can be booked either as a duo (2 vocalists and keys) or a trio (with the addition of drums).

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