Pete Long

 

Pete Long is one of the most popular and prolific musicians in London. He's played for Jamie Cullum, Georgie Fame, Jools Holland, Dionne Warwick and Clare Teal. As a band leader his happy customers include Sir Elton John, President Bill Clinton and Sir Richard Branson. He's got a secret passion for model aeroplanes and is a self appointed curry expert. 

In this interview he reveals his plan to save the lives of school children, why he almost became a professional steel drum player and his obsession with model aeroplanes. 

There's music from John Williams and Glenn Miller plus The Beatles as requested by listener Paul Knox.