“Beebe is using an LSW & a Wi5C”– Beebe
Beebe is regarded as one of the UK and Europe’s finest saxophonists and possesses a wide ranging technique which ranges from beat boxing while playing flute, to playing two saxophones at the same time. His versatile vocal skills vary from bouncy raps to lush harmonies and hard-edged punk snarls
Beebe was featured on the DJ Spoony show on Radio One for three days in October 2005, where he taught him saxophone live on air ready for a Craig David concert. He has recorded on albums with Bizarre Inc, Mother, The Christians and Gold Blade and performed on support tours with Rancid, Edwin Starr and Blue. He has also appeared at Reading Rock Festival, London Jazz Festival and Montreux Jazz Festival.
Beebe’s wide-ranging abilities have taken him on tours with US3, Geno Washington, Jaki Graham as well as appearances with UK, American and Asian jazz icons such as Gerard Presencer, John Dankworth, Victor Mendoza and Surinder Sandhu.
In addition to having airplay on Jazz FM and the Paul Jones blues show, one of Beebe’s saxophone solos was included in the Montreux Jazz Festival compilation CD in 1999.
Beebe released his debut album in 1997 throughout the Middle East and Europe. Reviews have compared his saxophone expertise to Grover Washington and earned him a prestigious endorsement from Keilwerth saxophones. He also performed on the soundtrack to the film Intimate With A Stranger which was premiered at Cannes Film Festival.
Beebe’s band comprises of the finest UK talent. Members of the band have performed with artists as diverse as Massive Attack, Roy Ayres, Blue, Chaka Khan, Def Leppard and Ocean Colour Scene. Many are multi-instrumentalists, which gives live performances an ever-changing tonality.
Beebe is proud to be endorsed by AKAI EWI and AMT microphones. Also the release of Alexander Shulgin’s Triptych album which features Beebe alongside Billy Cobham, Bob Mintzer, Gary Husband and Martin Taylor.
Bruce Dickinsons film Chemical Wedding is released on DVD which features a track from Earthlab’s album called Seperation By Skin featuring saxophone solo by Beebe
Beebe is producing albums for two artists as well as commencing work for the follow up to hisTwisted album
At present Beebe is in rehearsals with both quintet and 7 piece band to perform tracks from Xplain and Twisted in the coming months.
He is also featured on The Fictionist by Surinder Sandhu
on release now.