Alan Gregg


Alan Gregg

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Alan Gregg is a New Zealand musician, originally from Palmerston North. Originally a keyboard player, Alan has mainly played Bass Guitar in his professional life. In 1986 Alan played with a local Palmerston North band The Remarkables, who released one EP. Two years later, as part of the band Fun in the Key of E who released an album on Meltdown Records.

After moving to Auckland, New Zealand, Alan was a member of the band Dribbling Darts of Love and was a member of The Mutton Birds from 1992-1998, returning for live shows in 2001. In The Mutton Birds he contributed bass, vocals, keyboards and wrote a number of songs. After leaving the Mutton Birds, he produced records for The Stereo Bus and toured with Bic Runga. He has released an album mostly by himself which he released under the band name Marshmallow in 2002. Other musicians on the album included Bic Runga, Ron Sexsmith, and Andrew Claridge. The band is now a four piece, including the other members Bert Thomas (drums), Richard Turner (guitar and vocals), and Carwyn Ellis (guitar and vocals). Alan currently lives in London, Great Britain.

In 2007, after hearing them singing through the wall of a rehearsal studio, Alan Gregg joined Cy Winstanley and Ange Boxall in The Desert Downtown, which also includes drummer Steve Brookes.

Alan has appeared as a musician albums by artists such as Dave Dobbyn, and Bic Runga. He produced The Stereo Bus's second album.

External links

* [http://www.marshmallowmusic.com/ Marshmallow home page]
* [http://www.myspace.com/thedesertdowntown The Desert Downtown] at MySpace
* [http://www.reason2b.net/artists/THE%20DESERT%20DOWNTOWN The Desert Downtown] at reason2b


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