The Group

The Ric Sanders Group is:

Ric Sanders - violin, baritone violin
Vo Fletcher - guitar
Michael Gregory - drums, percussion
Plus special guest
Chris Leslie - violin, mandolin, bazouki, vocals


Ric Sanders has been the violinist with Fairport Convention since 1985, touring the world with them and contributing many instrumentals and arrangements which have become fixtures in their repertoire.
Prior to Fairport he played with The Albion Band (recording the classic album "Rise Up Like The Sun") and also Soft Machine. Over the years he has worked with a multitude of artists from the worlds of jazz, folk and rock including Martin Simpson, Andrew Cronshaw, June Tabor, Jethro Tull, John Etheridge, Gordon Giltrap, Roy Harper, Stomu Yamash'ta, Fred T. Baker, Didier Lockwood, All About Eve, Michael Garrick, Johnny Patrick, The Strawbs, Jerry Donahue, etc.