In a long and distinguished career spanning well over forty years, Alan Hawkshaw has always been at the top of his profession as one of the most in-demand studio musicians, owing to his virtuosic and sensitive technique on a variety of keyboard instruments, but most notably on the piano and Hammond organ.
As a composer, Alan Hawkshaw has written the music for more than 35 films and countless television programmes.
"I was asked if I could come up with a few words about Alan Hawkshaw. Well let's start with musician. composer, arranger…then add imagination…flair, boundless enthusiasm and you will have only a thinly sketched outline of The Hawk"
Alan has been busy writing his memoirs over the past few years collating stories
from many diaries and memories from a life less ordinary!
From his early childhood beginnings growing up in a modest working-class
family in Leeds, through to becoming one of the UK's most successful and much loved musicians. Alan's writing is personable, riveting and hilarious… much like the man
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