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PHIL PALMER

Musical Director – Guitars & Vocals

PHIL-PALMERPhil joined Dire Straits in 1990 and played on the band’s On Every Street record and world tour. He is one of the world’s top session guitarists, having played on more than 450 albums and toured with a list of some the world’s greatest artists that is too long to mention; think of a name and Phil has
probably played with that person. He was also a member of Eric Clapton’s band along with his DS Legacy colleagues Alan and Steve


 

ALAN CLARK

Piano, Hammond Organ and Keyboards

ALAN-CLARKAlan joined Dire Straits in 1980, becoming their first and main keyboard player, and played on every tour and record thereafter until the band’s eventual breakup in the mid-1990s. He also co-produced the “On Every Street” album with Knopfler. He has played and recorded with many other artists and was a member of Eric Clapton’s band for several years while Dire Straits took a break, and was Tina Turner’s musical director at the height of her career.


 

DANNY CUMMINGS

Percussions & Vocals

DANNY-CUMMINGS

Danny joined Dire Straits as their percussionist in 1990 and played on the On Every Street album and tour. Outside of Dire Straits, he has worked with many great artists including Tina Turner, George Michael, Bryan Adams, Pino Daniele, and was the drummer in Mark Knopfler’s band for several years.


 

MEL COLLINS

Sax

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Mel joined Dire Straits in 1982 and played on the Love over Gold album and tour, and the Twisting by the Pool. He’s also played with a huge list of artists/bands including the Stones, Camel, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Tears for Fears and many more, and as an original member of King Crimson, has recently been doing a world tour with the band

 


 

 

STEVE FERRONE

Drums

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Steve is regarded by many to be the world’s greatest living rock drummer, and has worked with many artists including Eric Clapton, Duran Duran, Paul Simon, the Bee Gees, Slash, David Bowie, George Benson, the Average White Band, Chaka Khan, as well as being a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for the past 22 years.

 


 

 

ANDY TREACEY

Drums – For 2017 Brazilian Tour 

Andy Treacey  has worked extensively as a top UK session player in and out of the studio, he has toured and recorded with huge number of diverse artists from bands such as Faithless, Groove Armada and Moby to artists such as Ronnie Wood, Robbie Williams, Dido and Tom Robinson.


 

 

 

 

MARCO CAVIGLIA

Voice & Guitars

MARCO-CAVIGLIA

In love with the music of Dire Straits and his musical mentor Mark Knopfler, Rome-born Marco formed the band Solid Rock in 1988, and in 1990 toured with the legendary bluesman of the Notting Hillbillies, Steve Phillips. But his dream was to play with his Dire Straits “heroes”, and that dream became a reality in 2010 with the DS legends, and now again with the fantastic line-up that is the DSLegacy.

 


 

 

 

PRIMIANO DIBIASE

Keyboards

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Also a Roman, Primiano is a sought after, gifted keyboard player who has played on many records and with many artists including Richard Bennett, Steve Phillips, Gigi Proietti, Neri Marcorè

 

 


 

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