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Weekes was born in London England of Barbadian parents in1958

Graduated from Guildhall school of music and drama in 1987

In the early eighties he was involved with the British reggae scene and

played on many studio sessions particularly in the lovers rock.

Alan Weekes’s guitar style has been an important part of the international

and local (UK) music scene since 1975. He has featured at most of the

prestigious festivals and concert venues worldwide. Alan Weekes has

appeared on numerous television, radio, videos, his numerous recording

session’s credits includes the likes of:

Art Blakey, Aswad, Carol Thompson, Caron Wheeler, David Lynden Hall,

Dick Heckstall Smith, DHSS Band Pete Brown, Jimmy Cliff,

George Clinton, Jazz Warriors John Holt, Studio 1, Equators Tyrone

Downey of (Bob Marley and the Wailers), Ernest Ranglin, Jameila, Joss

Stone, Jean Adebambo, Jackie Mitto (founding member of…) Jazz

Warriors and Jazz Jamaica and Skatronics respectively, Maxi Priest, Miss

Lou, Sugar Minott, Sandra Cross, Trevor Walters, Clifford Jarvis,

Cleveland Watkis, Victor Romeo Evans, Skatroniks, Janet Kay, Courtney

Pine, Pee Wee Ellis, Boy George, Rico Rodriguez, Alan Weekes Quartet

and many more…

Known for his soulful rhythmic grooves, and jazzy solos has kept him in a

variety of styles such as Jazz, Blues, Pop and Theatre which has keep him in demand.

 

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