2017Half Moon Lane, Salvington, Worthing BN13 2ENTHE JOHN SELDEN8.30pm - 11.00pm
SOUTH COAST BLUES LEGEND ROGER HUBBARD JOINS MILLER ANDERSON AND BOB BROOKES AS THEIR SPECIAL GUEST FOR A CHRISTMAS BASH AT THE JOHN SELDEN! BOLSTERED BY THE ABLE SERVICES OF ‘THE PROFESSOR’ DAVID MINNS AND GUITAR WIZARD TREVOR GRANT!
Born in 1950 in Brighton, England, Roger Hubbard remains one of the UK’s major exponents of the slide guitar. At the age of 15, he was starting to play at folk clubs in the Brighton area. In 1968, continuing an interest in Country and Delta blues, he started his own club above “The Lewes Arms” in Lewes, Sussex. Along with fellow musicians Sam Mitchell and Dick Wardell, the club featured guest performances by Jo-Ann Kelly and her brother Dave Kelly, Simon Prager, Steve Rye, Bob Hall, Graham Hine, Andy Fernbach and Tony McPhee (who was later to form the Groundhogs). The club later moved to Brighton.In early December 1970, Roger opened for Muddy Waters at The University of Sussex, Brighton. The venue was the Chemistry lecture hall and organized with the help of a young sax player John Altman.
In 1972 Muddy Waters was quoted in SOUNDS Magazine as saying,
“Roger Hubbard is as good as any blues guitarist in the U.K. or the United States”.
Apart from pursuing his own solo career, he was a member of the Keef Hartley Band. Other groups, Anderson has been associated with are; the Spencer Davis Group, Broken Glass, The Dukes, Mountain, Savoy Brown, T.Rex and Chicken Shack. In early 2006, he joined The British Blues Quintet with Maggie Bell, Zoot Money, Colin Hodgkinson and Colin Allen.
In the Spring of 2016, Miller returned to the studio and in July 2016 released a new album of 12 original tracks ” Through The Mill ”
Along with The Desperate Dan Band Bob has worked with and supported some of the most credible names in the business, either collectively or individually – people like Paul McCartney, Jools Holland, Elton John, Leo Sayer to name but a few – having had in the line-up at one time or another such people as Dave Mattacks (Fairport, Mary Chapin-Carpenter),
With the aid of Prof. David Minns , country roots wizard and Trevor Grant on acoustic guitar, it will be a gas!