Ron Sayer Jr.
Ron Sayer Jr. is the consummate ‘Guitarist’s guitarist’. As a trained music teacher having influenced the learning curves of the likes of Oli Brown, Sol Philcox, The Sharps & Mark Howes of Dove & Boweevil he’s now a mainstay on the UK blues circuit. He was nominated for no less than four awards in the British Blues Awards in 2013 in the album ‘Better Side’, band, song ‘Don’t Make Me Stay’ and guitarist categories walking away with runner-up in band of the year, he also co-wrote Oli Brown’s third album ‘Here I Am’ and won another British Blues Award for co-writing the title track. He was voted Guitarist Of The Year by Guitarist Magazine, was voted 4th Best Bassist in Blues Matters Magazine and has a degree in music to boot. He has worked with/supported Buddy Guy, John Mayall, Matt Schofield, Nine Below Zero, Ten Years After, Robin Trower among others.
Award winning Charlotte Joyce has been a professional singer for all her working life and is vocal coach to many other professional singers. She has won awards for her songwriting & was inaugural winner of the Acoustic Guitarist Of The Year in Guitarist Magazine. Charlotte was also runner up in the keyboard category in the 2014 British Blues Awards. Holding professional qualifications not to mention an unmistakable talent for both singing and keyboard Charlotte has been Ron’s ‘right hand man’ for the last year in the Ron Sayer Band. She provided backing vocals on Better Side in addition to dueting with Ron on ‘My Mother In Law’ from the album. Charlotte has worked with/supported the likes of Paul Jones, Dr. Feelgood, Clem Curtis, Jo Harman & Joanne Shaw Taylor.
Davenport's New Years Eve Extravaganza with the Sayer Band
Charlotte Joyce - Vocals
Ron Sayer - Guitar & Vocals
Paul Wooden - Drums & Vocals
Lee Jacobs - Bass
David (Jim) James - Keys & Vocals
The Cluny, Newcastle
Coolham Live Music Club
With Paul Wooden & Will Overton