Vocalis/Guitarist - Guido

Biography

Guido Maibaum: e-guitar , acoustic guitar , vocals
Born in Cologne , Germany Guido grew up in South Africa and started his musical career as a bass player in the early 1980s and toured with various artists and bands. In 1987 he joined a band called ‘Hotline’ featuring P.J.Powers, an extremely successful band accredited with numerous gold records. In 1992 he played with Wendy Oldfield , another highly acclaimed artist.

Guido then moved down to Durban on the east coast from Johannesburg playing in a duo and eventually ended up solo in 1996. he was covering music from Sinatra to Latin American, pop, rock and reggae and soon made a name for himself on the pub, corporate and restaurant circuit. In 1998 Guido went to Wengen Switzerland on a 3 month contract and stayed in Switzerland for 9 years. In between summer and winter seasons he spent a bit of time in the U.K. and Channel Islands doing numerous gigs in top venues.

In 2007 Guido moved to the UK and has made Northamptonshire his base. He is a now established entertainer and has the ability to read his audience creating individual entertainment on spot making him a popular performer, getting booked & re-booked time after time.

 

Playlist

Easy Listening

Layla – Eric Clapton | Daydream believer – The Monkees | Losing my religion – REM | Wonderful life – Black | Englishman in New York – Sting | Desperado – The Eagles | & many more..

50s and 60s

Shake rattle & roll – Bill Haley | Hound dog – Elvis Presley | I’m a believer – The Monkees | Apache – The Shadows |

Doo wa diddy – Manfred Mann | & many more..

70’s & 80’s  

Start me up – The Rolling Stones | Walk of life – Dire Straits | Rocking all over the world – Status Quo | Live is life – Opus |

Love is in the air – J.P.Young | & many more..

Millenium + 

Wonderwall – Oasis | Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol | Sit down – James | Viva La Vida – Cold Play | Human – The Killers | & many more..

Latino   

Lambada – Kaoma | Volare – Gypsey Kings | Guantanamera – various | Oye como va – Santana | La bamba – Richie Valence | & many more..

Blues

Before you accuse me – Eric Clapton | Dangerous mood – Keb Mo | You know it aint right – John Mayall | Woke up this morning – B.B. King | Walkin’ by myself – Gary Moore | & many more..

Reggae

Could you be loved – Bob Marley | Reggae nights – Jimmy Cliff | No woman no cry – Bob Marley | Do you feel my love – Eddy Grant | Red red wine – UB40 | & many more..

Rock  

Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon | Hey you – Pink Floyd | Jump – Van Halen | Ruby – Kaiser Chiefs | Allright now – Free | & many more..