We all enjoy playing and want our audiences to have fun and to come back to hear more.
Click on names to find out about our band members.
Paul - band leader, bass and vocals
John - vocals and ukulele
Keith - ukulele, kazoo and vocals
Keith was persuaded to take up the ukulele several years ago, bought one on the internet and taught himself to play. He now has eight ukes, (can you have too many?) including a nickel-plated resonator.
He enjoys all types of music and has taken inspiration from watching great exponents of the ukulele at various festivals.
Keith has been in a number of bands, and is proud to be in turning heads that has evolved from being a strumming band to one that highlights individual talents.
Rose - guitar, ukulele and vocals
Having been a guitarist in a band on the Northern club circuit many years ago, Rose brings a wealth of experience to Turning Heads. She plays lead (guitar and uke) in the band, as well as arranging many of the songs. Rose also plays ukulele for MUGS.
Barry - ukulele, mandolin and vocals
Barry’s first choice of instrument was guitar. These days though he plays ukulele and has also just started with mandolin. Since joining Maldon Ukulele Group in 2015 he has played in the band of MUGS and 1 other band.
Favourite band: The Beatles (who else?)
Sandra - ukulele, banjo ukulele and vocals
Sandra first became interested in ukulele when she bought one for husband Barry for his birthday. She joined Maldon Ukulele Group in 2015 and since then has played many gigs and festivals for them.
She mainly plays in the rhythm section of the band.
Favourite music: The Beatles and Will Young.
Len - ukulele, harmonica and vocals
Len's music interests developed from Beatles, Stones in early sixties to more folk inspired artists such as Ralph McTell, Tom Paxton and bands such as Fairport Convention and these influences set him on course to learn the guitar and to a lesser extent the harmonica. He experimented with both the Mandolin and 5 string Banjo and then 2 years ago acquired the first of a growing Ukulele collection and became a member of the Maldon Ukulele Group. He has performed as part of the group at Ukulele festivals and local gigs.