Auer Performance Hall at PFW Music Center



Michael Krajewski, conductor
Gordy Marshall, drums / vocals 
Mick Wilson, lead vocals / rhythm guitar 
Patrick Duffin, bass / vocals 
Nick Kendall, guitars / vocals 

Drummer Gordy Marshall, who played with The Moody Blues for twenty-five years, and Mick Wilson present a super-group of world class musicians, who meticulously recreate the magnificence of a Moody Blues concert live with symphony orchestra conducted by Michael Krajewski. All the classic hits are celebrated, including “Nights in White Satin,” “Go Now,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere,” “The Story In Your Eyes and The Voice,” and more.


VARIOUS (Arr. Wills)     Overture  

HAYWARD                     I Know You’re Out There Somewhere  

HAYWARD                     Tuesday Afternoon    

HAYWARD                     Fly Me High  

HAYWARD                     English Sunset  

LODGE                          Isn’t Life Strange  

BANKS & BENNETT     Go Now  

HAYWARD                    Story In Your Eyes  




WAYNE                         Forever Autumn  

HAYWARD                    The Other Side of Life  

HAYWARD                    Say It with Love  

HAYWARD                    The Actor  

HAYWARD                    Never Comes the Day  

THOMAS                       Timothy Leary  

LODGE                          Singer in a Rock & Roll Band  

HAYWARD                    Nights In White Satin  

HAYWARD                    Question

Listen to our Go Now! The Music of the Moody Blues playlist on Spotify.

Known for his entertaining programs and engaging personality, Michael Krajewski is a much sought-after pops conductor in the U.S.A., Canada and abroad.

His twenty-year relationship with the Houston Symphony included seventeen years as Principal Pops Conductor. He also served as Principal Pops Conductor of the Long Beach Symphony for eleven years, Principal Pops Conductor of Atlanta Symphony for eight years, Music Director of the Philly Pops for six years, and Principal Pops Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony for twenty-five years.

Michael’s busy schedule as a guest conductor includes concerts with major and regional orchestras across the United States. In Canada he has appeared with the orchestras of Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Regina and Kitchener-Waterloo. Overseas he has performed in Ireland, Spain, the Czech Republic, Iceland, Malaysia and China.

Born in Detroit, Michael studied music education at Wayne State University and conducting at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of music. Michael now lives in Florida with his wife Darcy. In his spare time he enjoys travel, photography and solving crossword puzzles.

Gordy Marshall, Drums / Vocals 

Gordy toured the world with The Moody Blues for 25 years. For six of those years, he also toured with Justin Hayward on the arena tours of Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds. As a session musician the list of artists on his C.V. include: Sir Cliff Richard, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, Emma Bunton (Spice Girls), Joss Stone, Gary Barlow, Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs), Mike Batt, Katie Melua, Chris Spedding, Herbie Flowers, Level 42’s Mike Lindup, Chris Thompson, Russell Watson, Jason Donovan, Asia’s John Payne.  

In 2012 Splendid Books published Gordy’s first travel book Postcards from a Rock & Roll Tour. It’s available here on the GO NOW! website, Amazon, iTunes, Kindle and as an audio book. Sections of the audio book have been serialised on BBC Radio. 

In addition to his pop and rock work, Gordy has been involved in many West End musicals, including Fame, Grease, We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia, Rent, Whistle Down The Wind and Thriller Live! 


Mick Wilson, Lead Vocals / Rhythm Guitar 

As a vocalist and percussionist, Mick has performed with artists such as Lionel Ritchie, Kylie Minogue, Gary Barlow, Cher, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith, Chris Rea, Smokey Robinson, Jessie J, Robin Gibb, Lulu and the K.L.F. Earlier this year, Mick was honored to be a part of the band for Jeff Lynne’s ELO concert in London’s Hyde Park. Since joining Graham Gouldman for an acoustic set in London over 12 years ago, Mick has become a regular in the latest incarnation of 10cc, taking on Lead Vocal duties and playing percussion, guitar and keyboards. Graham and the band have performed extensively in Europe and toured Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the US. 

He is also a regular member of The SAS Band, which play all over the world, with guest performers such as Brian May, Roger Daltrey, Roger Taylor, Kiki Dee and Tony Hadley. Mick has his own recording and production facility, from where he has produced and composed music for various TV and live events for companies such as Sky, BBC, ITV, McDonalds, BT, X-Factor, Levi’s, Toyota, Mercedes and Ford, most recently providing the music for this year’s Volvo Ocean Race. His debut solo album, “So The Story Goes” was co-produced and co-written with Graham Gouldman and he is currently in the studio working on his second, to be released early next year. 

Mick continues to be much in-demand as a session vocalist in and around London and can be heard on various TV and film productions, including the recent “Cilla” mini – series and “Sunshine On Leith” motion picture. Most recently Mick was also the ‘singing voice’ in the Academy Award-winning movie Bohemian Rhapsody for the actor who portrayed Queen’s drummer. We are absolutely delighted he is singing and playing with us in GO NOW! – The Music of The Moody Blues. 


Nick Kendall, Guitars / Vocals 

Nick Kendall has spent the last eight years as one of London’s busiest session guitarists. He has performed with household names which include 10cc, Alice Cooper, Brian May, Tony Hadley, Jimmy Somerville and Gordon Giltrap to name a few. He has held two lead guitar chairs in the West End, Rock of Ages and Jersey Boys, and been a deputy on others including We Will Rock You and Sunny Afternoon. He has worked on the TV show the X Factor and in the recording studio with artists such as Peter Cox (Go West), Kerry Ellis, Rhydian and Grace Kennedy as well as recording guitar for various television and radio jingles. Nick is currently working on his own project under the band name The Kendall Connection. 


Patrick Duffin, Bass / Vocals 

As well as composing the themes for Come Dine With Me, Loose Women and Money for Nothing on television, Patrick has also written production music albums for Universal, De Wolfe and Westar. He has performed with Natalie Imbruglia, Tony Hadley and Jamie Scott. In the West End productions of Hairspray and Jersey Boys he played guitar, drums and mandolin. 


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