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Special Brew

Years Active 1989 - Present

Genre Reggae, World, Global

Members Magnus Danger Magnus - vocals Sid Hennessy - bass, vocals Shane 'Cooky' Cook - trumpet, vocals Brian 'BB' Mann - trombone Mark 'Marcus' Waring - saxophone, vocals Paul 'Pez' Alexander - keyboard Matt 'Glossy' Chatley - trombone Stewie Martin - drums/guitar/keyboard Elysia 'Poach' Murphy - keyboard Larry George - bass Jim Colvin - guitar Mark Endersby - guitar Graeme 'Foxy' Fox - drums

Describe Your Sound

Capturing the energy and heat of Jamaican reggae, and the spirit of UK two-tone music. Special Brew’s live shows never fail to get the crowds dancing, pumping out upbeat, catchy tunes and delivering a killer stage presence to boot.



Jasmine at Danger Cabaret


Starting with a bang in 1989, then gathering and losing members until the stellar line-up currently gigging was formed!


English Beat, The Selecter, Bad Manners,

Shared Bills With

The Isolites, English Beat, Rocket to Memphis, The Selecter, Bad Manners

Career Highlights

Making it to 25 years old!

Current Activity

Working on our forthcoming releases.

Shared Members With

Voodoo Zazou

Releases by Special Brew

It's Your Move



In My Defence