The Band

Steve Norman

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Steve was initially a guitarist in the band along with Gary Kemp. By the third Spandau Ballet album not only did he bring his love percussion to the mix but also introduced the saxophone which has since become his signature instrument.
In the early 90s, after the members of Spandau Ballet went separate ways, Steve moved to Ibiza and discovered his love for club & dance music. During his 13 years on the island he worked with numerous musicians and producers such as Lenny Krarup, Nacho Sotomayor, Rafa Peletey, Ketama, Stefan Zauner (Munchener Freiheit) and DJ Pippi.

Steve was also involved in various projects & compilations: Funky Jack Saxomatic, Made in Ibiza Chills n Thrills Compilation, Hed Kandi (Ministry Of Sound), Byron Stingily von Ten City, Angie Brown, Sybil, Alison Limerick, Jeremy Healy, Brandon Block, DJ John Jones & K Klass, The Collective (Promised Land DJ Meme Mix), Cloudfish and many more.

In addition to these dance projects, Steve played saxophone, guitar, percussion, and sang for and with Holy Holy feat. Ex Spiders from Mars Woody Woodmansey, Tony Visconti (David Bowie producer), Glen Gregory (Heaven 17), Marc Almond, Earl Slick (David Bowie guitarist), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie bass player), Mike Garson (David Bowie keyboard player), Bernhard Fowler (The Rolling Stones backing vocalist), Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Bruce Foxton (The Jam), Mike Peters (The Alarm), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Rusty Egan (Visage), Julian Perretta, Kim Wilde, Marty Wilde, Belinda Carlisle, Nick Heyward (Haircut 100), ABC, etc.

Steve is also a songwriter and solo singer. Songs like Motivator (Spandau Ballet), Once More (Spandau Ballet), We Are King (Holy Holy), numerous solo tracks and the legendary saxophone solo of the Spandau Ballet classic True were written by him.

Since his time in Ibiza Steve performs regularly with DJs at selected events and parties. During these sets, he improvises live on saxophone and percussion to a DJ set of dance, soul, 80s, 90s, funk & house music.

He also plays intimate acoustic sets with a 3 piece band.

The Band