|Singer with a career in theatre ("Jesus Christ Superstar") and cinema - but also well known as performer of "bawdy, suggestive songs of the 1920s and 1930s" (quote from Bob Brunning). She was voted Top British Female Blues Vocalist by Blueprint Magazine 1992-1996.
Often working in '98 with a backup band called The Dana Gillespie Blues Band led by multiinstrumentalist Ed Deane. During her career she has also at times performed with the De Luxe Blues Band as backup.
|The Dana Gillespie Blues Band in '98:|
(also working as Ed Deane's band)
Ed Deane: guitar etc.
Javier Garcia: bass
Chris Hunt: drums (to Tom Nolan Blues Trio)
Her London Blues Band in '99:
Dino Baptiste: keyboards
Matt Schofield: guitar (to The Corrina Greyson and Matt Schofield Band)
Carl Standbridge or Javier Garcia: bass
Evan Jenkins: drums (to The Corrina Greyson and Matt Schofield Band)
Mike Paice: alto, tenor sax, harp
Martin Wining: tenor sax
A few of Dana's guitar stars thru the years:|
John Knightsbridge '78 tour
guitarist in Ruthless Blues in the 80's
Matt Schofield also with Dino Baptiste, The Corrina Greyson and Matt Schofield Band