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The Nektar Project

Nektar Chronolgy courtesy of Mick Brockett, Mo Moore, and Ron Howden.

Nektar 2002 & 2003
Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden Mick Brockett
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
Liquid Lights, Slides, Lazers, & Video Background Projection 
With Special Guests
Larry Fast Scott Krentz Michelle Eckert Maureen McIntyre
Moog Synthesizers
&
Mellotrons
Percussion & Backing Vocals Backing Vocals Backing Vocals


* Nektar 1981 & 1982
Roye Albrighton Carmine Rojas David Prater Tommi Schmidt
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass, Vocals
&
Keyboards
Drums
&
Vocals
Keyboards
Went on to record and play with David Bowie 
&
Rod Stewart and many others. Can be found on MySpace
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Prater Productions Whereabouts Unknown
Following the breakup of Nektar, Roye moves on to form Grand Alliance, tours, releases 1 album, then takes a rest from the music industry  until NearFest June 29, 2002
* Only toured in Europe


* Roye Albrighton's Nektar 1979
Roye Albrighton Carmine Rojas David Prater Taff Freeman
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass, Vocals
&
Keyboards
Drums
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Taff moved on to form a band called Overseas from mid 1982 until 1985. Overseas consisted of: Taff, Ron, Mo, Drew Ross,  Alan Murdoch, and Mo. Taff retired from the music business after Overseas until NearFest June 29, 2002
 Ron and guitarist Gunter Ford  form a band called "The World" and perform a few concerts early 1982.
* Only toured in the United States




* Roye Albrighton's Nektar 1979
Roye Albrighton Carmine Rojas David Prater Taff Freeman
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass, Vocals
&
Keyboards
Drums
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Taff moved on to form a band called Overseas from 1982 until 1985. Overseas consisted of: Taff, Ron, Mo, Drew Ross, and Alan Murdoch. Taff retired from the music business after Overseas until NearFest June 29, 2002
* Only toured in the United States


* Nektar 1978
**
Roye Albrighton
Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden 
Guitars
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
** Roye re-joins the band July 1, 1978
The final concert was November 22, 1978
* Only toured in the United States




* Nektar 1978
**
Dave Nelson
***
Ryche Chlanda
Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden 
Guitars
&
Vocals
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
With Special Guest
****Larry Fast: Moog Synthesizers & Mellotrons
****Larry's final concert with Nektar was May 1978 until NearFest June 29, 2002
** David signed with Don Kirshner in 1978. Recorded 3 Albums and toured with David Johansen until 1986(from the NY Dolls.) Recorded 2 albums and toured with Flo & Eddie in a band called "The Turtles "from 1980 to 1991 when he left the music business to go into finance. David also did a lot of solo projects, and an album with another band he formed called "SPY". Dave's final concert with Nektar was May 1978
*** Ryche moves foward with Fireballet after his final concert with Nektar July 1, 1978
* Only toured in the United States


* Nektar 1977
Dave Nelson Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden  **
Mick Brockett
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
***
Liquid Lights, Slides, Lazers, & Video Background Projection 
With Special Guest:
** Larry Fast Moog Synthesizers & Mellotrons
** Mick Brockett's last concert with Nektar was on 12/10/77.   Starts touring with "Sam The Band" in 1977 until late 1979.
*** Nektar stops using the Lightshow during the middle of the Magic Is A Child tour in fall of 1977. The final actual full lightshow of that era was a front projection show at the Memorial Hall Kansas City on Tues Nov.15th 1977
Only toured in the United States


Nektar 1975 & 1976
*Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden  Mick Brockett
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
Liquid Lights, Slides, Lazers, & Video Background Projection 
With Special Guest
** Larry Fast Moog Synthesizers & Mellotrons
*Roye Albrighton's last Gig with Nektar was 12/16/76.
Dave Nelson first concert with Nektar  was 12/31/76. 
(New years Eve)
** Mo & Larry Fast first met via Marty Scott at Passport/Sire records NYC in spring of 1975, and joined Nektar in Chateau D'Herouville France July 4th 1975 for the "Recycled" sessions for two weeks. Larry periodically joins Nektar for live concerts starting in 1975, Larry Fast's first gig with Nektar was May 3, 1975.  The Synergy Web site.


Nektar August 1970 - 1975
Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden  Mick Brockett
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
Liquid Lights, Slides, Lazers, & Video Background Projection  
Special Thanks Goes to:
Helmut Wenske & Klaus Holitzka * Keith Walters
for contributing to the lightshow and for the artwork on the album covers! Liquid Lights
* Keith Walters leaves band (1972)
Keith's Pre-Nektar work was with the following; Fantasia Light Circus, (Various Blues Bands as Guitarist), Cinnamon Pinwheel,  Paradiso Light Show in Amsterdam (69), and  Cinnamon Pinwheel (70).


Nektar January 1970
Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden Mick Brockett
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals
Liquid Lights, Slides, Lazers, & Video Background Projection  


Nektar December 1969
Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden
Guitars
&
Vocals
Bass Guitar
&
Vocals
Hammond B3
&
Vocals
Drums
&
Vocals


Pre-Nektar Bands 1969
Roye Albrighton Mo Moore Taff Freeman Ron Howden Mick Brockett
The Outsiders
Sweden 1969
 Prophecy
June 1967
Ron, Mo, Colin Edwards & Taff
Prophecy
June 67
Ron, Mo, Colin Edwards & Taff
Prophecy
June 67
Ron, Mo, Colin Edwards & Taff
Fantasia Light Circus
The Rainbows Pink Floyd 1969
The Peeps
1965
The Prophets
July 1966
Ron, Mo, Colin Edwards & Billy Tabbert
The Prophets
July 66
Ron, Mo, Colin Edwards & Billy Tabbert
Fleetwood Mac 1969
Hells Angels 1966 Vangellis 1965 M. I. 5. 1965 The Upsetters Jan 65 Group 4
1967
The Upsetters Jan 1965 The Jokers 1965 The Berries 1964
Scott William combo with Kenny Slade around 1964 The Invaders 1965 Three-ways 1964
The Upsetters Dec 1964 Roof Rockers 1965
Beasts Nov 1964 Jack Anderson Orchestra 1960
Judd's Mates Sept 1964
Jon Conquerdo 1964
Joe Cocker Vance Arnold & the Avengers Joe Cocker Vance Arnold & the Avengers
Paul & Invaders The Citadels
Diane & Invaders The Outlaws
Troy Starr & the Avengers
The Amazons (1962)

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