How I got to go on an American tour with the Verve was an unlikely combination of circumstances.
Following the falling out of Richard Ashcroft and Verve guitarist Nick McCabe, I got a call from Richard asking me to join…Read more
In a career stretching back to the mid-Sixties, BJ’s recording credits read like a who’s who’ of music. He has carved an outstanding reputation as the supreme innovator on the pedal steel; adapting it across numerous genres of music.
His uniquely eclectic style of playing first made an impact on the British music scene in the early 1970's. His iconic performance on Elton John's classic 'Tiny Dancer' put him in place as the go-to pedal steel player for numerous major artists and bands who desired his unique sound on their tracks. READ MORE
"Best Pedal Steel player in the World I'd say .." Sting
After a career in music of over 50 years in which he has explored every stylistic nook and cranny; where has BJ Cole left to go to find something new to say in music?
Well, back to his roots of course To his passion for the lyricism of Hank Marvin’s guitar, Santo & Johnny’s ’Sleepwalk’ and the music of the Hawaiian Islands. The sounds that ignited his musical flame.
Fresh from their new LP release “Daydream Smile” steel legend BJ Cole and slack key guitar ace Dave Eastoe will bring the sun whatever the festival skies may provide.
The Twilight Zone’ is a new project featuring BJ, Grace Solero and Dan Beaulaurier. Three songwriter musicians who tap into their dreamy, spacey, atmospheric side; where everything becomes possible, between light and shadows.