9-6-41 Classical trained musician;
The Flower Pot Man (hits like ; Let's go to San Fransisco & A Walk in the Sky). Deep Purple,
and again Deep Purple.
He is the initiator of Concerto for Group and Orchestra ('70). The score of this project got lost, a dutch-man, Frank de Goeij, wrote bit by bit the score again and so Deep Purple and a symfony-orchestra performed the piece again (september '99).
In his solo-work his clasical-training is well heard;
Neil Murray- bass,
Mike Rahps- gitaar,
Elmer Gantry, Sam & Vicki Brown- vocals,
Ian Paice &
Simon Phillips- drums.
Andy Summers ('76),
Stevie Nicks ('83),
David Gilmour (About Face '85 ),
Alvin Lee ('92).