Members

Your guide to U-Turn band members

U-Turn have core members and a variety of regulars who play in the band. We often feature special guests to add some spice to our gigs whenever appropriate and possible.

Neil Rigby
Lead Guitar

Co-Founder of U-Turn. Plays lead guitar on a Gibson Les Paul Deluxe.

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Chris Bampton
Vocals / Rhythm Guitar

Co-Founder of U-Turn. Vocals and rhythm guitar on a Chapman guitar.

Tim Veysey-Smith
Vocals/Blues Harp

Vocalist  and occasional reluctant guitarist! Plays blues harp for most of our blues numbers.

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Pete Billing
Bass

Regular with U-Turn and provider of something a bit funky on his Fender bass!

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Pete Roberts
Drums

Powerful beats and driving rhythms are Pete's speciality on his Sonor kit.

Del Johnson
Drums

Del likes keeping it simple and steady on his lovely Gretsch kit!

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Chris Hinton
Bass

Bass guitar and bass ukulele specialist laying down a rich steady beat. Epiphone bass and a double bass for Rockabilly or jazzy vibe.

Rob Smith
Bass/Blues Harp

Regular special guest and jam night organiser. Rob brings a whole lotta experience to U-Turn and now plays bass for us quite regularly!

Will Buss
Drums

Our youngest recruit bringing U-Turn a new dimension to our rhythm section! Regular with our friends at Infrared – a very talented originals band.

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U-Turn Special Guests

Van Greg
Special Guest Guitar/Tech/Video

Regular special guest and band video/photo expert. Fixes stuff usually in an emergency! aka Axeman from Athens! Watch him shred!

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Nick Cabrera Banks
Bongos

Bringing some fresh ideas to the bongos, Nick aka DJ Oxygen, is a musician and artist all the way from Buckinghamshire!

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Josh Jewsbury
Bass

Josh helped us with bass when U-Turn started. He's a very busy musician so we thank him for that!

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Steven Hatch
Drums

Jam Night regular Steve joined us at Horsmonden Cricket Club on his rather smart drum kit.

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Liz Luck
Backing Vocals

Sings sweet backing vocals when relaxing away from the stresses of Yoga! 🙂

Sue Lovell
Vocals / Backing Vocals

Sue became a de facto special guest when she attended Hurst Green Fete and ended up joining us for a couple of songs!

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