Mick Pointer

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Mick Pointer (2009)

Mick Pointer (born 22 July 1956), originally from Brill in Buckinghamshire, England, was the original drummer and founding member of the neo-progressive rock band Marillion.[1] He appeared on the band's debut EP Market Square Heroes and debut LP Script for a Jester's Tear.

Pointer is also a founder and current member of the British progressive band Arena where he plays with keyboardist Clive Nolan (from Pendragon).[2] He is Nolan's business partner in his record label.

Pointer later gathered a band called "Mick Pointer's Marillion" with Brian Cummings (Carpet Crawlers) on vocals, Nick Barrett (Pendragon) on lead guitar, Mike Varty (Credo) on keyboards and Ian Salmon (Arena) on bass guitar to perform Marillion's debut album, Script for a Jester's Tear for its 25th anniversary.[3]


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason; Jensen, Dale. "Biography: Marillion". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Orens, Geoff. "Biography: Arena". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Script for a jester's tour". Facebook. 2008-12-15. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 

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