The Project got together in November 2011. Four very Talented Musicians in their own right. Immediately they blended their Musical knowledge resulting in a Unique and Very Professional Sound.Each musician providing their individual styles which included, Progressive Rock, Commercial Pop, mixed with a Bluesy feel.
“The Project” cover songs such as Thin Lizzy, The Who, Queen, Eric Clapton, The Doors, Depeche Mode, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Bob Seger, Deacon Blue and many more from the 70’s up to the present day, even Rock ’n’ Roll to get you dancing.
CARL: Lead Vocals & Lead Guitarist, has been performing for over 20 years, 10 of those, professionally. He has worked as a session Musician, a Music Teacher, played with Artistes such as Peter Green, Jools Holland, Herbie Flowers and Love Affair. A published songwriter and hailed as one of Europe’s Best Guitarists, by his Mum.
It was whilst performing at the Royal Albert Hall in the late 1990s that he discovered a vending machine that gave out free Mars bars.
PAUL: Drummer & Percussionist ,began drumming at the age of 16 where he was recruited by Karl Green…(HERMANS HERMITS), Dick Scarf…(LOVE AFFAIR, OWEN PAUL), Tony Kemp…(“THE REFLECTIONS) and Pete Spooner…(“THE ROCKIN’ BERRIES). His versatility both in the studio and in the live arena, coupled with his dynamic approach to different musical styles, caught the eyes of artists such as Jay Aston… (BUCKS FIZZ), CAROLYN RABELLE, THE GUITAR GANGSTERS, ATLANTA SOUL MACHINE, 13 and TEAR. Playing all major festivals such as Glastonbury, V98 and Reading.
He completed a sell out tour of the U.S.A and Canada 2002 – 2004 with legendary vocalist and keyboard player MIKE SMITH from THE “DAVE CLARKE FIVE”.
Toured North and South of Spain with Bai Kamara Jr
“Move To The Bossa Groove” with Swedish band “GIMMICKS”
“ Interviews with the lost Prince of Babylon” – Nader Hamid
“ Heard But Not Seen “- Trapped Boy
“ Let me be” – Majoka
Paul is currently playing for The Mighty Pimps, The Project, Alpha Groove, The Johan Wahlstrom Band and The Andy Claridge Band.
MARIO: Keyboards & Backing Vocals, started playing Piano at the age of 18
& as he progressed through the years a self taught keyboard player quickley formed his First band, “Luce tu Cruze” in 1983 /84, culminating in the release of A double sided E.P. “Across the Air” produced by Stephen Boyce Buckley, which 3 of the tracks were written & composed by himself.
For many years a Songwriter and Composer with numerous Music Videos on the net as Scissor Productions.
Mario thoroughly enjoys playing Live and being part of “The Project”
SIMON – Bass Guitar and Vocals
Born 25th Feb. 1966, First started to learn to play the Guitar at the age of 11 in his home town Oldham but, by the age of 16, switched to the Bass. Influenced by the styles of Mark King and Pine Palladin and his passion for Jazz Funk. Playing in local bands, Simon soon made a name for himself on the Manchester music scene.
At the age of 20 he turned professional as a session player and worked with some of the world’s top entertainers. By the age of 24 he found himself involved with Steve Steinman from The Meatloaf Trilogy and Vampires of Rock, where he stayed until his move to Spain in 2000.
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