With all members dishing out the vocal parts, the old standards are given that Banderos treatment

The Banderos

The Banderos play blues the way they like to play blues and that means with passion, with soul and a lot of good-time fun.

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Bookings for 2024 gigs now being taken. Call: 07710 493468

Garrington Jones

Lead vocals and guitar

Garrington T Jones is a performing and recording artist with three

solo albums to his name. He now performs with The Banderos as a vocalist,

guitarist and occasional harmonica and bouzouki player. Garrington is

influenced by the 1960’s British Blues revival and modern day

European and Australian Blues performers.

Darren Mather


Darren is a Harp Tart, he has played with many other musicians and

featured on many albums. It’s his versatile range of harmonica

playing styles that he uses which lets him keep the audience

interested and engaged. Notably the use of his phrasing and

the gaps that he leave makes him unique. As long as you tell

which key the song is in he is happy.

Sam Benson

Bass Guitar

Sam is a Bass guitarist who has no genre preference, he has

played in rock bands from his early teens, writing music and doing

all he can to bring more music into peoples lives. In More recent years

Sam has been focusing on cover bands including Funk, Rock & Blues

which he combines and brings along to SDB to give us another

part of our unique sound.

Rob Stewart

Drums and Percussion

Rob has been playing the drums for over 35 years and

started off by playing with indie rock bands back in the

early 1990's. He enjoys all styles of music and uses a variety of

tools, including brushes, to help compliment the sounds of

Stripped Down Blues. Whether ramping things up or calming things

down, Rob is always there keeping the beat.

Zo Phillips


Zo has been a vocalist and song writer for over 30 years and

organised The Zo Show. A trained vocal coach, Zo runs

Breathfest - raising awareness and funds for COPD and

Farmers Lung. currently Zo is also a member of the A 2 Z duo .

Book the band and get some of those blues coming your way

The Banderos are based in

Herefordshire and Worcestershire

but are happy to travel*

Are you a live music venue, pub, club

outdoor venue or festival?

If so, you need a bit of Banderos

Blues in your life!

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