RICK WAKEMAN “The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour”
with Special Guest : Mark Bateman
Friday, Oct 22 2021
SHOW AT 8PM | DOORS AT 6:30PM
After studying piano privately for 12 years, Rick gained a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, where he studied piano, clarinet and orchestration. In March 2012, Prince Charles presented him with his Fellowship of the RCM. He was also made a Professor at the London College of Music. As a much sought after session musician in the late sixties and early seventies, he played on more than 2,000 records, including such hits as Cat Stevens’ Morning Has Broken and David Bowie’s Space Oddity and Life on Mars, and worked with a real eclectic mixture of other notable artistes, such as Donovan, Cilla Black, Marc Bolan, Black Sabbath, Lou Reed, Mary Hopkin, Dana, Al Stewart, Elton John and John Williams. In March 1970, he joined Strawbs. His first album with them, Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios, paved the way for ‘folk-rock’ and reviews from their concert at London’s....
with Special Guest :
Acoustic guitarist Mark Bateman, who is well known around the Huntington circuit, has quickly become a favorite of The Founder’s Room. His classic folk rock sound pair amazingly well with all of your favorite 70s, 80s and 90s hits!