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Dave Colquhoun

Dave Colquhoun

Dave’s career playing guitar now spans more than 3-decades. He’s been a staple of Rick Wakeman’s band since 2002 and has worked with many other artists such as Ian Brown, Bow Wow Wow, Ozzy Ozbourne, Go West, Procol Harum, Brian May, Alfie Boe and Bucks Fizz.  Dave was also guitar coach and film double to Rami Malek and Gwilym Lee in the recent Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Dave’s playing has earned him widespread recognition and respect after being crowned Guitarist magazine’s Guitarist of the Year in 1995. Most recently Dave has recorded Rick Wakeman’s Red Planet and new follow up album.

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James Blunt, Adele
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Mark Richardson

Skunk Anansie / Feeder
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Black Peaks
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Melanie Howard

The Wedding Present
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Matt White

The Temperance Movement
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Duncan Howlett

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Rob Town

Stampede Press
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Samuel Organ

The Physics House Band
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Jon Constantine

Rockfield Studios
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Boy George
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Band Aid / Stevie Wonder
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