Up-and-coming Artists & Band members

Here You'll find some of the great talent among the less established artists and band members working as part of the 'Diamond Experience Family'.

Maddie Broad

Maddie is a natural. An acomplished and dynamic vocalist with a clear, almost "glass like" voice. With a mixture of folk and soul music underpinning her style, Maddie is a unique and captivating performer.

Maddie can be found performing with a number of musicians across the south east but as part of the Diamond Soul Duo or providing excellent backing vocals for one of our more established artists Maddie is an excellent addition to the team.


Jess is making waves on the south coast in her home town of Hastings. Her warm, jazzy tone is a pleasure to listen to. Watch this space for upcoming shows and involvement in Diamond Experience bands. More coming soon...

James Maxted

James is an incredibly talented bass player from the south coast of England. Generally unflappable too, he's become a great asset to the Diamond Experience team. He's regularly playing with a number of great bands but has featured heavily playing for Heidi Burson here in Europe and will regularly provide video recordings of the gigs he performs at. In short, James is a legend and the Diamond Experience would not be the same without his contribution.

Sally Hooper

Sally is working on original music as well please check her out if you get the chance, you won't regret it...

...also follow her on instagram

Sally is a gifted vocalist. She has a great ear for harmony and for detail. Having studied with Joel in Brighton the pair worked on and off for a few years. A valued member of the team, Sally can be heard as part of the Diamond Soul Duo or backing up one of our more established artists. Sally also helps behind the scenes, assisting with bookings and social media for Diamond Experience Music.

James Gulliver

One of the many talented Jameses on the team, James Gulliver is an exceptional drummer. His talent extends way beond the boundary of the drum riser however. Mr Gulliver is also an excellent mixing engineer and multi-instrumentalist.

James is often found playing for excellent Hastings band Los Twangeuros, Mike Willis and Heidi Burson among others. Check out his mixing skills on this video featuring the Heidi Burson band at The Whistle Trago, Hastings.

Ed blakeley

A highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and all round lovely chap.