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Who is Dr Pickup?

Born and bred under the various influences of Otis Rush, Hubert Sumlin, Buddy Guy, Magic Sam, Howling Wolf, Luther Tucker, Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Little Walter, Robert Johnson, Freddie et Albert King, BB King, Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Jimi Hendrix, John Moreshead, The AllmanBrothers, ZZ Top, Snooks Eaglin, Ronnie Earl... The Dr Pickup group can provide a solid groove for 2h to 6h00. Feeling, atmosphere, taste and dynamics are assured.

We bring our own sound system and are totally autonomous.

91, 92 15 concerts per year
93 20 concerts
94 27 concerts
95 30 concerts
96 28 concerts
97 32 concerts
98 29 concerts
99 29 concerts per year
00 31 concerts
01 29 concerts
02 35 concerts
03 45 concerts
04 40 concerts
05 42 concerts
06 41 concerts per year
07 80 concerts
08 85 concerts
09 128 concerts
10 150 concerts
11 190 concerts
12 192 concerts
13 120 concerts per year
14 126 concerts
15 130 concerts
16 115 concerts
17 132 concerts
18 104 concerts
19 114 concerts
20 52 concerts
21 82 concerts

Listen and Buy on CD Baby
Dr Pickup CD 3 Dr Pickup Cruising on the border CD Dr Pickup CD Georgia Skyline Dr Pickup CD Kivu
Out of print
Dr Pickup CDRaising  the bar Dr Pickup CDRaising  the curtains Dr Pickup CD Live at Hotel des Arts Dr Pickup CD Collectors Down South

Buy and listen to Dr Pickup CDs

What kind of concerts or ‘gigs’ do we do?

Festivals - we have played at the Charleston Blues Bash festival backing up acts such as
Beverly Guitar Watkins, Steve Hardy, Juke Joint Johnny.
Check the videos in our video section.
We have also played the Camden Blues Festival for three years in a row.
2 hour shows in companies for the Comité D’Entreprise
or longer evening concerts, private parties, marriages, bar concerts, vernissages, special events etc...

An Original Band - and So Much More!

The choice of a good band for your festival, private or corporate event is one of the most important decisions you can make.
Book The Dr Pickup Band and you will join a long list of satisfied clients!
With our successful formula of sophisticated swing, blues and rock compositions and classics combined with high energy soul,
you and your guests will enjoy a fantastic musical combination to suit all tastes and moods.
Watch our videos, read our client testimonial pictures, make an enquiry!

Places we have played at Espace Blues, House of Live, Club Med Paris Bercy, Utopia, The Cineart Café, The Aegus Pub, Front Page, New Pub café, Divan du Monde, 287 Rock and Roll Café, Lions Club Triel, Le Jackson, Les 7 Epis, The Irish Corner, Atrium de Rueil, Pub Mustang café, Abri Blues, Avant Scène Bois Colombes, Le Petit Journal, Le Mi lieu du blues at Ampuis, The Montreux Jazz Café in Geneva, Le Chat Noir, The Alize , Le Chateau de Ranton, RAJs, MJCs, RAIs Mairies de Suresnes, de Rueil Malmaison, Morainvilliers, de Groslay, de Paris. L'Azile @ La Rochelle, CE Renault, Apple, France Telecom, Bull etc...

The real Dr Jack Pickup . Check him out, this is a beautiful true story.

Muriel Pelca
Muriel Pelca, Bass
Doctor Pickup 2019

Alexis Carcenac
Alexis Carcenac, Drums

The Dr Pickup band past personnel

The Dr Pickup band personnel 2017

Doctor Pickup 2017

Jean Alfred
Drums and vocals
Jean Alfred, "Jeango"
Pascal Curto
Pianos & Hammond organ
Pascal Curto
Bruce Stringkiller
Vocals and Guitars
Bruce Stringkiller,
Founder member
Jackie Bouladoux
Drums and vocals
Jackie Bouladoux
Zahir Aribi
Bass, vocals and harp
Zahir Aribi
Jean Pierre Guihaume
Piano and Organ
Jean Pierre Guihaume
Philippe Bottomline
Back on bass
Philippe Bottomline
Danny Dynamite Perrin
Drums and vocals
Danny Dynamite Perrin

David Wodka,

Keyboards, guitar &
CD porduction & mastering
Mighty Michael

1995-2004 Papy Jack
The Bluesmakers

Drums 1995-2004
Pascal Rocket

Bass Guitar 1996-2004
Philip Bottomline

Piano May 99-July 2000
Raphael Rhodes

91-96 Bass guitar
Papy Jack (ex Jack Wodka)

Founder member returns

Keyboards May 98-99
Rashid Ivories

Horns 91 to May 98
Philippe 'Fifou'

Fred 'Fred' Yonnet
Fred with Stevie Wonder
Fred with Prince

Malek Sadki

Bass & Guitar
Robert Jackson

Guitar & vocals
Robert Pioneer

Founder member

Patrick Holdonimcoming

(Founder member
before digital photos

but I will get some of
who lives
out of the Paris region -
Read his blog -Early Dr P history!

Rashid Kingbeat

Lionel Martin

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