MIKE PAICE info
Veteran sax and harmonica player.
Around 1974, he was a member of the band Phoenix:
They soon replaced their bassist:
But after a couple of singles, the band split. Roy
St. John recorded a solo album (where Mike Paice also contributes, see
Mike Paice was one of the founders of Welsh band
Red Beans and Rice. One of the multiple lineups was:
After some time, they relocated in London, and that's
when Steve York and Dino Coccia joined:
Steve York played with them approximately around 1980.
Around 1981 or so, Mike Paice joins Jools Holland's
band, called The Millionaires:
The band split in 1983, with only one album released,
Jools Holland & The Millionaires, recorded with help
from great Tim Renwick on guitar.
Another band where Mike Paice has played was Smokestack
He has been a member of Dana Gillespie Band during
the last years. This was the lineup in 1999:
But later in 1999, the bassist slot was filled by
This lineup still remained with Dana in May 2000,
releasing the album Experiences.
Lately, he is a member of Ray Minhinnet's Band,
with other great veterans from the British scene:
Albums with Jools Holland
& The Millionaires:
Albums with Dana Gillespie:
Jools Holland & The
Millionaries (1981, with Pino Palladino, Tim
Dana Gillespie (Blues it up, 1990, with
Bob Hall, Sam Mitchell, Frank Mead, Bimbo Acock, Charlie Hart)
Dana Gillespie (Hot stuff, Jan 96, with
Ed Deane, Sam Mitchell, Frank Mead, Charlie
Back to the blues
(, with Dana Gillespie, Ed Deane, Pete Thomas)
2000, with Dana Gillespie)
Roy St. John (Immigration
declaration, 1975, with Geraint Watkins)
Rockin' Louie & The Mamma
Jammers (It will stand, 1980, with Geraint Watkins)
David Knopfler (Release,
1983, with Pino Palladino)
Roger Chapman (Under
no obligation, 1992, with Roger Chapman, Geoff
Whitehorn, Steve Simpson, Laurie Wisefield,
Alvin Lee, Peter Stroud, Mick
Weaver, Pete Wingfield, Ian Gibbons)
Bryan Ferry (Mamouna,
1994, with Robin Trower, Neil Hubbard, Nathan East, Steve Ferrone, Guy
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by Miguel Terol on: 24/October/2000. First published on: xx/xx/xx. Last
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