PAT DAVEY_ BASS/VOCALS
Pat is the man who puts the big fat grooves into Groovemeister. One of the finest and funkiest Bass players ever to come out of the South of England, anyone forming a funky band would wants Pat’s name on the teamsheet.
He worked and toured with Tom Robinson in the early 80's (Old Grey Whistle Test On The Road, Live at the Edinburgh Fringe, Japan, Europe) and then on to other projects working for many years with Howie Casey (Wings), Martin Jenner (Cliff Richard/Everley Bros). Toured Japan, Bulgaria, Germany, Iceland, Scandinavia and the Middle East.
He was the Bass player with Polydor signed band 'Seven' and toured with Brother Beyond (twice), Jason Donovan, The Monkees and Richard Marx. Numerous TV, Radio and Concert appearances.
He spent some time in Dubai in the 90's with a jazz quartet and had the pleasure of working with the late Ronnie Scott’s Quartet and George Melly.
Back in the UK, Pat toured with 'The Official Tribute to the Blues Bros' and appeared with the show in the West End. He also worked extensively with The Smith Brothers Tribute to The Blues Brothers working for the BBC and BA and recorded with Rock and Roll legends Roy Young and Tony Sheridan (The Beatles).
In the Jazz field, Pat has worked with several top outfits and has had the pleasure of playing with Jim Mullen, Claire Martin, Jason Rebello, Ken Foley, Mornington Locket, Jeremy and Paul Stacey, Anthony Adams and the Simply Sinatra Big Band and The Roger Beaujolais Project.
As well as playing with Groovemeister, Pat is currently working with Robert Hart’s Bad Company, Boogie Piano legend Roy Young and also with Jim Cregan and Gary Grainger from The Rod Stewart Band.
Pat also spent some years teaching Electric Bass at Bournemouth & Poole College of Music.