People from the era tell their stories.
» Tony Orrell
Top tunes 1974 - 1980
Tony Orrell aka 'the Birdman of Alkijazz'
Moved to Bristol 1973 in search of drumming work.
Frequented Dug Out 1974-80.
Met wife-to-be Sarah at the club in 1975 - still married!
Played with Rockin' Robert and various Wild Beasts/Juan Footers at Dug Out.
1979-89 the "Modern Jazz" Years with Spirit Level/Sphere/Andy Sheppard etc.
1990-2000 Nursery Teacher and musician - Gas Giants/Will Gregory/Adrian Utley etc.
2000-2005 Movies+Shakers project in schools (see 90 Second Challenge) and played drums on Goldfrapp's 'Felt Mountain' and Ilya's 'They Died for Beauty'.
Thanks to Pete Webb for permission to use this text from www.electricpavilion.org/dugout/