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New CD

"Enjoy The Moment"

a CD containing 13 original tracks is available now

email  j51lang@btinternet.com  to order

Lang & Wood query




LANG & WOOD are a musical ensemble from Plymouth, England, committed to performing original compositions in electro/acoustic settings.


  • Derek Woodís first musical foray was in the early 70s with the late Julian Thomas in the duo "Don't Pick The Daisies". He then joined local country & western band "Nevada Smith" before moving to Sussex and forming his own band, "On The Beach", playing and recording original songs. Not so long ago he won the Plymouth International Maritime Music Festival songwriters competition with his own composition "The Gods, The Innocent And Me".

  • John Lang, one of the founder members of the group, has decided to move on to pastures new. He continues to strut his musical stuff in other ensembles and wishes the band well and continued success.

  • Geoff Preece was born into a musical family, being taught piano and violin at the tender age of six. He bought his first guitar with his very first week's wages from his job in the printing trade and, at the age of 17, began a more desirable career in the music business. By the age of 20 he had become one of the most sought after bass players in the West Country and has since played in many local bands, such as "Left, Right & Centre", "Trigger", "Total Eclipse", and "The Blue Hawaiians" to name but a few.

  • Claire Wood, daughter of Derek, and all-round musician, plays keyboards, flute and percussion. The baby of the band, she adds her vocal talents and fresh looks to an otherwise well-travelled and seasoned group.

  • Most Recently, three new band members have been introduced. Bob Cooper on keyboards, Jamie Haggitt on full drum kit and Roger King, who replaces John Lang on guitar. All musicians bring their own special style of playing and singing to the ensemble.

  • Paul Smith, who played percussion on the CD, has left the band. LANG & WOOD are grateful to Paul for his unique input. His sense of humour and fun-loving ways are sorely missed.


So, listen to the following musical selections written and played by  LANG & WOOD.




Listen  to a bit of "DREAM BIRD"
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Listen to a bit of "DIRT ROAD"
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Listen  to a bit of "WAITING AROUND FOR THE SUN"
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Listen to a bit of "CHRISTMAS IS COMING"
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