Don't Ask

Charles Marriott - the Drummer!  "Not a lot of people know that!"

Don't Ask are a highly versatile band spanning several different styles and genres of music, playing R & B, Blues, Funk, a hint of Jazz as well as some more contemporary songs and material. Formed originally in 1996, the band have their own distinctive musical style, playing covers by artists such as Gabrielle, Amy Winehouse, Randy Crawford, Duffy, as well as classic standards by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. They have 2 CD releases, “Trouble and Strife” and the double CD, “Uncovered”. Gigs have ranged from a major “Year End” Corporate function at “The Swan Theatre” in High Wycombe featuring the full 10 piece line up, to a Formula 3 Championship party and the annual Hickstead Showjumping open air concert. Very popular at weddings and birthday celebrations, they have also performed at a range of venues like “The Cartoon”, “The Fox and Hounds” and "The Brief" in Croydon and “Scream Lounge" also in Croydon. For more info please go to


A taster: Don’t Ask’s double CD.

To receive a copy of the double CD “Uncovered” (21 tracks!) Chimpy 2 CD priced £10 (GBP) including P&P to UK mainland, (Overseas POA), please email Charles on the contact page.

Selected tracks from the 2 CD set:

1. “Come Together” (Beatles, Classic)

2. “All your love” (Otis Rush, Blues)

3. “Scherzo” (Don’t Ask original)

4. “Spooky” (Dusty Springfield, Classic)