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PARADISE 9

Photo courtesy Ray Baldwin

 

Paradise 9 are now Gregg McKella on main vocals, guitar, glissando guitar, clarinet and space FX's, Neil Matthars on bass, Tyrone Thomas on lead guitar and backing vocals and Wayne Collyer on drums.

Stalwarts on the festival scene they have played Glastonbury 2011/13/14, Bearded Theory, Alchemy, Hope and have headlined on the Toadhall Stage at Glastonbury Festival, The Green Gathering, Tannerfest, Cosmic Puffin and Kozfest. They have featured many guest musicians including the legendary ex-Hawkwind Nik Turner (Space Ritual/Inner City Unit/Space Gypsy) sax/flute, Kev Ellis (Dubbal/ Gregg & Kev) on harmonica, Angel Flame - dancer (Arthur Brown/Space Ritual), the late great Steve Carvey on daburka drum, Lord Rich Armstrong Sealand (Sendelica/ex-Aurora) on theremin, Micro Cosmic (Sacred Geometry) and Chris Cambridge (Peyote Guru) on synths, Nik Nimbus (ex-Here & Now) drums, Ron Tree (Hawklords/ex-Hawkwind/ex-MOAB) vocals, Glyn Collins on flute (and guests on the Live At The Amersham Arms Live 2014 CD) and Jeanette Murphy backing vocals and percussion, to name a few. The late great Judge Trev Thoms (Inner City Unit), who sadly passed away December 2010 occasionally guested for Paradise 9 on lead guitar. Judge Trev played guitar on two tracks on their 2013 album 'TAKE ME TO THE FUTURE' with Nik Turner also playing flute and sax on the title track. Further contributions on the album included Jeanette Murphy on backing vocals, and Steve Teers on backing vocals and djembe.

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