Titus 2017

Titus currently consists of four band members,Ian Dobson,Mick Mepham, Alan Marshall and Steve Cooke.There follows a short feature on each member:


Ian Dobson

The last remaining original member fronts the band. Scottish,though born in Hamburg,Ian sings many of the songs and plays mouth organ and mandolin. 

Former bands include The Mariners,Black Ram and The  Telham Tinkers. Also looks after the band's technical requirements,Bose PA system etc.


Mick Mepham

Born in Hastings,though now living in Kent,Mick sings,plays guitar and mandolin,and also writes many of the band's original songs.Formerly a rock singer,he has taken to acoustic music very successfully.

Previous bands include Die Laughing, Savage Hearts, Roadhouse, Essence, Marz and Steel Dawn. 


Alan Marshall

Man of many parts. Singer(mostly bass harmony)and plays guitar,banjo, dobro,concertina, harmonica and keyboards.Alan played concertina for Headcorn and other Morris sides.

Previous bands include The Coty Band,The Rattlers,and the Dipper Band. Currently also plays with The Stings.


Steve Cooke

Born in Hastings Steve plays fiddle and keyboards,and sings.He played  professionally with the BBC in Bristol and Glasgow before freelancing in London in opera,ballet,shows and sessions.He moved to folk, progressive jazz and rock,touring / recording with musicians including Kenny Craddock,Alan Hull,Lindisfarne and Trevor Watts' Moire Music.

He has  also toured / performed alongside Steeleye Span,Fairport Convention, Christy Moore,Jake Thackray and more.Steve was a founder member of Better Days and The Liars among others.


 Titus Mark 6