BIO

  • Multi-Instrumentalist: Vocalist (falsetto, tenor, baritone, rap), Guitarist, Drums, Congas (and various other percussion), Bass, Keyboards (piano, organ, synth etc).​

  • Songwriter, Arranger, Engineer (Recording, Mixing & Mastering), Producer, Promoter, Band Leader, DJ, Dancer, Video Editor, Company Director & Record Label owner.

  • FosseyTango Band currently includes: KayaTango, Martyn Stephen, Alessandro Tibaldi, Antonio Campbell, Ray Wright.

  • More UK live shows (through promotions & performance) than probably anyother UK artist ever in history .... currently approx 5000 shows from 2006 to present. ( .... Globally this more than Bob Dylan and Ray Charles in their whole 60+ year careers ... just BB King left at around 6100 shows to match).

  • House Band to200 London live music venue residencies.

  • Freelance Booking Agent / Promoter to between 700-800 global artists/bands per year (... thats more than any UK major label). Amassed over 5000 artists/bands in 12 years. Many prelude-to-mass-appeal artists including: Jess Glynne, Lianne Le Havas, Kevin Davy White, Jade Bird. 

  • 1st ever live/ real-time Hologram performance in history.

  • Most prolific freelance venue performer/promoter in Shoreditch live music scene, and generally in London.

  • Recording Studio owner (Abbey Road, Kings Road, Hyde Park).

  • FosseyTango ‘Love Child’ album (Produced by John Fossey & KayaTango, mixed by John Rivers) one of the greatest ever artist guest lineups for a debut album. Ft: Eliza Doolittle, William Orbit, Peter Doherty, Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Curiosity Killed the Cat, Jarvis Church, Francis Ruffelle, David Soul, Black Slate etc. For the Love-A-Child Foundation.

  • Other produced artists include: Rachel Stevens, Abi Bridgeman, etc.

  • Live guest artist performances inc: Neville Staple (the Specials), Linda Lewis, Chloe Jasmine

  • Record label; Right Recordings / Nova / Universal Records Worldwide

  • Sony ATV publishing freelance songwriters

  • FosseyTango ‘Love Child’ (iTunes Album of the month) .... (Right Recordings / Orchard / Universal)

  • BBC radio interviews/live performances with Zoe Ball, Mike Reid, Gabby Roslin, Terry Wogan shows.

  • Soho Rainforest Jam with Staro charity. At the time, West Ends biggest club-to-club live music festival. Including 25 venue dates, 15 venues and over 200 artists. MySpace UK event of the month. Hoxton Festival Dec. MySpace UK event of the month.

  • Best UK live venue for Kensington Roof Gardens 2012 (respect to Craig Nightingale!) personally collected by Richard Branson. 

  • Headlined Isle of Wight festival (Hard Rock stage). Played Troxy Theatre, Knebworth, Roundhouse, Kenwood House, Shepherds Bush Empire, Astoria.

  • Music styles: “Fusion”

  • Inc: Funk, Soul, Rock n Roll, Drum n Bass, Latino, Punk, Gospel, Blues, Hip-Hop, Electro, Country, Indie, Acoustic, Instrumental, House, Reggae, Arabic, Irish.

  • London Venue Residencies include: ... Kensington Roof Gardens (5 yrs), Hard Rock Cafe (4 yrs), Bar Music Hall (7yrs), Chinawhite (4yrs), Met Bar (2yrs), Pigalle (3yrs), M Restaurant (6yrs), Home House (5 yrs), Sound (3yrs), Cuckoo Club (3yrs), Hoxton Bar N Grill (3yrs), Floripa (6yrs), Library (7yrs), Cobden Club (2yrs), Westbourne Studios (2yrs), AlleyCats (5 yrs), 333/Mother (6 yrs), Underbelly/Gigi’s/Roadtrip (4yrs), Mr Foggs (5yrs), Cargo (2yrs), Embassy (2yrs), Scotch (2yrs), Cuban (7yrs), Hawley Arms (2yrs), Proud Camden (3yrs), Bourne n Hollingsworth (2yrs), Rock Steady (2yrs), Cornershop (2yrs) ... other venue residencies include: Whiskey Mist/Hilton Park Lane, Playboy Club, Cafe De Paris, Mode, Raffles, Upperwest, Madame Jojo’s, Soho Revue, Blues Kitchen Camden, Fiddlers Elbow, Notting Hill Arts Club, Lighthouse, Loves Company, Starfish Loves Coffee, Bar 512, George & Vulture, GoldenBee, Century Club, Pacha, Albany, Betsey Trotwood, Inigo, 101, Bootlegger, Ophelia, Heads & Tails, Arboretum, Macbeth, Red Cross, Slough Rugby Club, Jack Solomons, Lucky Pig, Bunga Battersea, Balabam, Hoxton 7, KPH, Thunderbird, Honor Oak, Urban Golf, One Bourbon, Urban Diner, Cahoots, Barts, Boho, Shoreditch House, Powers Bar, Trapeze, Portobello House, Candlemaker, Red Cross, Water Rats, Old Queens Head, Queens Head, Dolphin, Zigfrid, Falcon, Grind, Undersolo, McQueens, Blueberry, Fox & Pie, Moustache, Canvas, Sink, the Others, Railway Tavern, Tramps, Steam & Rye, Beavers, Playtime, Miss Qs, Tempo, Eclispe, Park Plaza, Brixton Bar & Grill, Liquid Nation, Avalon, Pop bar, Francos, Annies bar, On the Rocks, Troy Bar, Shilli’s, Legion, Jrink, Blag Club, Divo, Askew, Vibe Bar, Ladywell Tavern, many more.

  • Types of Live Music Events:

  • Unplugged/Acoustic, Fashion/Catwalk, Weddings/Birthdays, Party/Dancefloor, Rock Shows, Hip-Hop, Unsigned N Signed, Festivals, Theme (Lingerie/Great Gatsby/Disco etc), Pride, Halloween/New Years Eve/Thanksgiving/St Patricks Day, July 4th, Corporate (BP, Nespresso, Deustche Bank etc).

  • Live Music freelancer for event companies including: London Parties, Hold-up Heroines, Quintessentially