There has been renewed interest in Kate Bush worldwide ‘after Running up that Hill was featured on the Netflix smash series Stranger Things. Stuart worked extensively with Kate Bush playing on all her albums from “The Kick Inside” which featured the No 1 single “Wuthering Heights” which is also one of the top 100 hits of the decade (70s) up to and including her highly acclaimed album “Aerial.”  Kate has had numerous top singles including the Man with the Child in his Eyes, Wow, Babooshka, Breathing, and King of the Mountain.

Visit the official website of Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel.  Stuart was a founding member and original drummer for Cockney Rebel.  The band enjoyed 3 top 10 albums and 2 number 1 singles including the Number 1 single Make Me Smile… Come Up and See Me which is also one of the top 100 hit records of the decade (70s) plus 4 other top 10 singles. Stuart still goes out periodically on the road with Steve Harley playing in the UK and Europe.

Al Stewart continues to tour extensively around the U.S. and Europe. Al Stewart came to stardom as part of the legendary British folk revival in the sixties and seventies but is perhaps best known for his hits ‘Year of the Cat” from the Platinum album of the same name and the Platinum follow up album “Time Passages”  which Stuart played drums on. Stuart has also played live with Al. Al’s career spans four decades as a key figure in British music. He played at the first ever Glastonbury Festival in 1970, worked with Yoko Ono pre-Lennon and shared a London apartment with a young Paul Simon.

Dave Nachmanoff has toured the world both on his own, and as the guitarist and opening act for Al Stewart (“Year of the Cat”, “Time Passages”), Over the years, he has shared the stage with a long list of legends of the folk and rock music worlds, including the likes of Alison Krauss, Steve Forbert, Firefall, John Wesley Harding, and blues legend Libba “Freight Train” Cotten (when he was ten years old). Dave continues to record and tour, playing well over a hundred shows a year in listening rooms, private house concerts, and at other events.

Peter White joined Al Stewart’s band as a keyboardist for a tour of England, Scotland, and the U.S. in 1975. In addition to opening for artists like Linda Ronstadt, Billy Joel and Queen, White worked with Stewart in the studio in the making of Year of the Cat, which became a huge hit for Stewart in 1976. The tour and the album marked the beginning of a twenty-year association with Stewart. In that time, the two musicians co-wrote numerous songs, including Stewart’s 1978 hit, “Time Passages.”

Tim is a session guitarist for Elton John, Eric Clapton, Tom Jones and Pink Floyd’s live band and many other world class recording artists including Julian Lennon, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Cliff Richard, 10cc, Dionne Warwick, and Mike an the Mechanics. Tim also has music credits on cinema soundtracks, advertising, TV and West End productions. Both Tim and Stuart played on Al Stewart’s Year of the Cat and have toured with Al in the UK.

Elaine Paige has starred in more smash hit West End & Broadway musicals than anyone else of her generation – Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Billy, Anything Goes, Piaf, Sunset Boulevard, The King & I, Sweeney Todd, The Drowsy Chaperone, Follies, originating the award winning role of Eva Peron in Evita, followed by Grizabella in Cats and Florence in Chess. Stuart, along with APP band mates Andrew Powell, Ian Bairnson, and David Paton were an instrumental part of Elaine’s 1981 self-titled album that included the hit The Second Time.

Visit the official website of legend Paul McCartney.  Stuart played drums on Paul McCartney’s hit single No More Lonely Nights (featuring David Gilmour on guitar).

Stuart was the drummer with The Alan Parsons Project from “Pyramid” onwards. The Alan Parsons Project was a progressive rock music entity comprised of engineer/ producer Alan Parsons and songwriter, musician and manager Eric Woolfson. They released 10 concept albums between 1976 – 1987 and have sold over 55 million albums world-wide.  Stuart,  Ian Bairnson (Pilot), David Paton (Pilot), and Andrew Powell (Arranger) were the core musicians behind APP and key to producing that classic APP sound.

Eric Woolfson, the creator, songwirter, lyricist (and often lead singer) of the Alan Parsons Project also wrote songs in the 1960s and 1970s before forming APP. He wote songs for such artists as Marianne Faithfull, Frank Ifield, Jo Dassin, The Tremeloes, Marmalade, and Dave Berry. After APP, he wrote five stage musicals (Dancing Shadows, POE, Gambler, Gaudi and Freudiana) which have been performed world-wide.

In the 1990s, Stuart was instrumental in bringing the music of the Alan Parsons Project to live audiences for the first time and made key musical and songwriting contributions to all of the band’s albums released under the name Alan Parsons. He toured extensively from 1994 to 2000, along with Ian  and Alan as the Alan Parsons Live Project where the band covered the US, South America, Japan and most of Europe some 6 or 7 times during the period.

Over the years, Stuart has worked extensively with arranger and producer Andrew Powell. Andrew first met Stuart when doing the arrangements for Sebastian and Death Trip on Cockney Rebel’s 1973 debut album. They both worked together on Al Stewart’s Year of the Cat and Time Passages albums. Andrew would bring Stuart on board when producing Kate Bush’s debut album, after which Stuart became the drummer for the Alan Parsons Project.

Stuart has worked extensively with Ian, guitarist for the Alan Parsons Project and the band Pilot.  Ian played on every APP album. In the 1990s. Stuart and Ian were instrumental in making albums released under the name Alan Parsons and toured extensively throughout the world along with Alan as the Alan Parsons Live Project.  Stuart and Ian first worked together on Kate Bush’s debut album Kick Inside and then did many sessions together over the years.

David Paton was the founder, principal songwriter, vocalist, and bass player for the band Pilot. He wrote the number 1 worldwide hits Magic and January. Stuart met David when working on Kate Bush’s debut album. Stuart also worked with David as part of the Alan Parsons Project. David The Project’s bass player and occasional vocalist. David, Stuart, and Ian did many sessions together. David went on to work with Elton John and Rick Wakeman.

Lenny Zakatek sang lead vocals on numerous Alan Parsons Project tracks including I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You, Damned if I Do, Games People Play, and You Don’t Believe. You may also remember “I Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet” which was a huge Disco hit worldwide for Gonzalez in the late 70s. Lenny was the lead vocalist for the band.  Stuart also played Durms on Lenny’s first self-titled solo album. 

Colin Blunstone sang lead vocals on a number of Alan Parsons tracks including The Eagle Will Rise Again, Dancing on a Highwire, and Old and Wise. Colin has enjoyed success as a solo artist and of course as part of the band The Zombies. Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent continue to tour in Japan, USA, The Philippines, Spain, France and Great Britain.  To this day, Colin also worked with Stuart, David, and Ian as part of the band Keats.