Terry Edwards is a multi-instrumentalist, playing saxophones, trumpet, guitar and keyboards both as a session musician and as leader of his own outfits, Terry Edwards & the Scapegoats and Butterfield 8. Over the years he has worked with, amongst others, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, David Gray, Robyn Hitchcock, Lydia Lunch, Tindersticks, PJ Harvey, Gallon Drunk, Jesus & Mary Chain and he was in the band for Tom Waits' stage production The Black Rider (performed in London, San Francisco, Sydney and Los Angeles). He co-founded The Higsons in 1980 with Charlie Higson, and has had a working relationship with all the members of Madness for over 20 years. He also writes record reviews for Time Out in London.
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