Tuxedo's Biography

Band Member Bios

Tuxedo Sam Sam Hendricks - Lead Vocals

After many years of playing drums in the church band, musically directing the church youth choir Sam quickly branched out to play with a vast amount of respected high quality professional musicians and artist such as Corrine Bailey Rae, Dennis Rollins, PP Arnold, Wakefield community gospel choir (WCGC) and Mojah reggae band to name a few. In a short space of time Sam has built a high quality professional band that works all over the country, to date his biggest achievement was supporting Jocelyn Brown in front of 900 plus guests. What you get from this front man is a commanding crowd participating electric performance that will have you on the dance floor from the start of the show to the very end.
Tuxedo Mark
Mark Walker - Keyboards


Mark is one of the UK’s most sought after musicians, since 1994 Mark has been on some of the largest stages with the biggest UK artists such as Simply Red, Anita Baker, Gloria Gaynor, Alexander O'Neal, Kelly Rowland, Matt Goss, Westlife (4 years), Blue, 5ive (2 years), All Saints (2 years), E17, Shola Ama, Will Young, Gabrielle, Ruby Turner, Jocelyn Brown, Aswad, ABC, the debut tour with German pop idols No Angels and also a few Japanese artists too. With an ever blossoming career Mark still finds time to play in Tuxedo and bring to this make up of musicians a priceless talent as well as a smooth, calm, cool, slick persona.
Tuxedo Ben Ben Fletcher - Lead Guitar

Blood Brothers UK musical tour, rock band Red Line Curve, Mozez (Ex Zero 7), The Lion King UK tour and The Wiz UK tour are part of the ever growing list of shows and artists that Ben has performed with and in. In between all these fabulous artists and shows, Ben masterminds key guitar solos and arrangements for Tuxedos live performances that he delivers to shear quality and perfection at all our events. He also runs guitar tuition website graspguitar.co.uk. redlinecurve.com graspguitar.co.uk.
Tuxedo Jervel Jervel Johnson - Bass 

Jervel by far is one of the funkiest, soulful, explosive and vibrant bass players you will ever see or hear. With bass lines that makes you want to stomp your feet and clap your hands in any crowd, this ability has allowed him to play along side many gifted musician and artists such as ; Nate James, Terry Walker, All Saints, Fret(Indie Rock Band) who supported Kaiser Chief on their Tour, and most recently Will Young and Part of the X Factor Tour.
Tuxedo Phil Phil Arnold - Drums

There is always at least one joker in the pack and Phil leads the way in this area, people always ask the question as to why we smile so much mid performance. Well here is the reason, a comical guy with a heart of gold but also oozes magical, rhythmical talent that holds the band together throughout our shows. Past credits include china crisis, Corrine Bailey Rae, Vina Morales (show Philippines ), Jaki Graham, the bachelors, and many more.