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Chris Norman
Chris Norman first found fame fronting huge 70’s band Smokie. In 1986, Chris left the band and went on to carve a hugely successful solo career. His first single ‘Midnight Lady’ became a massive hit throughout Europe including holding the German No.1 slot for 6 weeks! In his career to date he has had 21 hit singles and released around 22 albums, selling over 20 million records worldwide.

He grew up in a show business family going back two generations. His Grandparents toured their own concert party around England during the First World War (...)

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Geoff Carline
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Martina Walbeck was born 1967 in Mönchengladbach. Fascinated by piano music she had her first piano lessons in 1974 and she immediately felt at home on the instrument. In 1982 she learned to play the clarinet as a second instrument. After her final secondary-school examinations Martina started classical music studies at the Robert-Schumann-Hochschule in Düsseldorf and graduated successfully as a classical concert pianist. Since then she has worked together with all sorts of musical formations in several kinds of music. Together with her piano duo partner Burkhard Kerkeling she has performed in many concerts over the years and together they have won several international prizes. At the moment Martina lives together with her boyfriend in Germany and is very happy to be working together with the Chris Norman-Band.
Axel Kowollik
Born: March 30th 1957 in Munich
1. gig: 1964 as ministrant
1. band: 1971

From 1979 until 1982: Attempting architecture studies (I always fell asleep during the lectures, though)
Professional musician since 1982
First records: 1984 on the Mercury Label of Polygram
Since 1996: Bass player with Wolfgang Petry
Since 1988: The band “The Public”. 3 albums so far and more than 2000 gigs
Musical influences: Little Richard, Beatles, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Aerosmith....
Born in Munich, grew up in Rome where he started playing drums at the age of 12. By 21 his drumming brought him to New York to the Drummers Collective where he studied with Zach Danziger, Kim Plainfield and Michael Lauren.

Performed and/or recorded with: Karl Frierson, I Muvrini, The Elements Of Soul and many other.
Rachel Parga
Half Spanish Rachel was born in Northwest England but spent most of her childhood in Spain. Her Grandmother was a trained opera singer, and her Great-Grandparents were performers and multi-instrumentalists. Music was very much a part of family life for her and from a very young age she used to perform Beatles classics for the family alongside her brother Mario Parga who fast became world renown for his lightning speed guitar playing. Rachel has spent her entire working life on stage and from a very young age she appeared in various theatre productions and soon developed as a vocalist working as a session singer for Midnight Café Studios & CRS Records as well as song writing for various projects. With many years’ experience she has won awards and worked all over the UK and Europe and has supported UK names such as Toyah Wilcox and Tight Fit as well as working in various bands and projects. Rachel loves bringing people together through music and thoroughly enjoys working with Chris and the band.
‘It’s such a joy to work with such talented and genuinely lovely people!’
Rachel Parga