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Chester Alexander's to welcome piano man Gavin Povey and his band

Povey and The Fabulous Oke-She-Moke-She-Pops perform at Rufus Court venue on October 22

Gavin Povey brings his band The Fabulous Oke-She-Moke-She-Pops to Alexanders in Chester

Piano maestro Gavin Povey brings his band The Fabulous Oke-She-Moke-She-Pops to Alexander’s in Chester on Saturday, October 22.

Gavin began learning piano at the age of five and discovered rhythm and blues at age 13 when he heard a 78-rpm of Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson performing Boogie Woogie Man.

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Gavin realised what his piano tutor was trying to teach him was not what he wanted to learn.

A lifetime of performing, TV, touring and recording followed, with such names as Kirsty MacColl, Dave Edmunds, Steve Cropper, Dion, Shakin’ Stevens, Graham Parker, Cliff Richard, Al Green and many others.

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He has also written songs for many artists such as Kirsty MacColl, Shakin’ Stevens, Delores Keane, Flaco Jiminez, Texas Tornados and Hogan’s Heroes and had a number one in Scandinavia with a song entitled Did I Tell You by Jerry Williams.

Gavin now has realised a long-time ambition of playing his own songs with his own band.

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