The Band

Mark WalkerMark Walker

In 1994 Mark was called into London to work with various artists and tours.

It started with Eternal in Europe for 6 weeks in 1995 who were the supporting act for Take That.

Since then his career has continued to blossom, taking him to the biggest stages and venues and giving him the opportunity to work with world class artists including:

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.

Jervel JohnsonJervel Johnson

Jervel Johnson is a young  bass player who has been on the UK Music scenefor almost 10 years.

His sense of groove has enabled  Him to reach a  very wide audience and to be respected among other UK Musicians

His career thus far has enabled him to work with numerous UK Artist to name a few; 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.

Phil ArnoldPhil Arnold

Along side playing in chequered Phil also plays drums for 80's star Jaki Graham and is one of the main demonstrators for Highwood custom drums and malleus drum pedals.

Phills past credits include china crisis, Corrine Bailey Rae, vina morales (show Philippines ), Jaki Graham, the bachelors, and many more.


Ben FletcherBen Fletcher

Ben splits his time between playing guitar in the Chequered band, Blood Brothers UK musical tour and rock band Red Line Curve

He has worked with Mozez (Ex Zero 7), The Lion King UK tour and The Wiz UK tour.

He also runs guitar tuition website

Sam HendricksSam Hendricks

Sam Hendricks is a renowned drummer having played with artists such as Corrine Bailey Rae, Dennis Rollins, PP Arnold, Wakefield community gospel choir (WCGC) and Mojah reggae band to name a few.

Sam now spends a lot of his musical time singing with local bands teaching and working on several projects in and around Leeds, Chequered is Sam’s main project and he always looks forward to fronting his mega talented band whilst entertaining clients on there big day or private event.