Archive for April 11th, 2018

Bill Sharpe – Famous People Live

Keyboard virtuoso and composer Bill Sharpe is together with drummer Roger Odell, guitarist Keith Winter and producer Nigel Wright founding member of the famous British group Shakatak. With Roger Odell, singer Jill Saward and bassist George Anderson he is one of the core members of the group.

He is the composer of hits like “Night Birds”, “Invitations”, “Dark is the Night”, “Down on the Street” and “Mr. Manic and Sister Cool”, which define the style of this popular formation.

His solo career is marked by numerous releases such as Famous People (1980), State Of The Heart (1989),Close To My Heart (2006) and successful collaborations with Gary Numan under the name “Sharpe and Gary” (Automatic), Don Grusin (GeographyTransatlantica) and bass player Jah Wobble (Kingdom of Fitzrovia).

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