All About Buzz
Buzz has been a professional singer and musician all his working life. Playing guitar, bass, keyboards and singing in his first band Marks Brothers alongside his three brothers and two uncles. Constantly touring the UK and Europe, supporting many music legends including Gladys Knight, Glen Campbell, and The Commodores. The band made numerous TV & radio appearances and secured a recording contract with Carrere Records. They were produced by Oscar winning film composer Hans Zimmer.
Headlining with the Marks Brothers at the 2500 seat capacity Night Out club in Birmingham, UK
during a six nights a week, two year residency in the 1980s
The Mark’s Bros first single, ‘Joe Joe’s Bar’ produced by Hans Zimmer
After working as a session singer / musician for a few years, Buzz signed a publishing deal with Machola Music co-writing songs for artists including ‘The Venga Boys’. He also co-wrote the TV themes for The Basil Brush Show & Howdi Gaudi.
"The Godfather of Soul"
Buzz has always had a very similar sounding soulful voice and a deep love for the music of
Putting a show together including all the greatest hits of his idol seemed like a very obvious next step.
This show has taken him all over the world, performing at festivals, on cruise ships and in theatres.
Buzz’s James Brown vocal impression has been used on a number of radio & TV ads, and computer games.
"The Genius" Ray Charles
While performing as James Brown touring Europe in a fabulous Blues Brothers show, Buzz was asked to take on the role of the incomparable Ray Charles and has since gone on to play "Ray" around the globe.
The "Stevie & Ray Show" with good buddy the awesome Godfrey Gayle as Stevie Wonder.
Buzz was the only double winner at the National Tribute Awards for both his Ray Charles & James Brown shows.
"The Architect of Rock & Roll" Little Richard
Completing this trio of all-time great Georgia music legends, ‘The Outrageous’ – Little Richard.
Winning National Tribute Music Awards for Little Richard and Best Multi Tribute Artist
"His Royal Badness" Prince
Buzz’s biggest musical influence has always been the amazing Prince Rogers Nelson
To have the opportunity to perform a show that pays tribute to his life and music is a major ambition realised.
Performing at Jude Law's wedding in the south of France.
A fabulous night headlining "Gay Pride" in Sitges, Spain.
Celebrating with mom and dad after winning another National Tribute Award, this time for Prince.
Buzz provided the voice for the “Soulman” character in the brand new Worms computer game.
Playing guitar on a string of shows with shock rock band "Elvis Roxx". It was a lot of fun while it lasted!