Soothing sounds of Snake Davis

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SNAKE Davis will be slithering into Durham City.

The musician, celebrated for his saxophone skills, will perform at The Old Town Hall on January 28.

His manager, Sally Hare, said: “Snake chooses music that he loves rather than sticking to a genre, so you can expect to hear pieces written by McCartney or Junior Walker, Prince or Duke Ellington along with self-penned numbers.”

Snake earned his stripes on the music circuit playing with everyone from James Brown to Take That, Dionne Warwick to Primal Scream.

He’s also had a long association with M-People, Heather Small and Lisa Stansfield.

However, with a new album in progress there is a lot of new material – some of which you can hear previewed at the show.

Snake performs on a variety of instruments including saxes, flutes, penny whistle and shakuhachi, he can even play a didgeridoo, although he saves that for school demonstrations rather than on stage.

His band includes his longtime co-producer and songwriter Paul Birchall on keys and Simon Goulding, who takes the helm on bass.

New musician Ali Thynne joins them on drums.

For more information about Snake and his music visit and

l The Snake Davis Band play The Old Town Hall, Durham, January 28th from 8pm.

Tickets are £15 and are available by calling Durham Tourist Information Centre on Tel. 384 3720.