Ollie Halsall

'Ollie may not have been the best guitarist in the world, but he was certainly among the top two.' - John Halsey, 1997
Peter John 'Ollie' Halsall (14 March 1949 - 29 May 1992) is best known for his role as a guitarist in the bands Patto and Boxer, and for his work with Kevin Ayers. He is also notable as one of the few players of the vibraphone in rock music. He was known as Ollie because of his distinctive way of pronouncing his surname, with a dropped 'h.'

Halsall came to London in 1967 to play vibraphone with pop-rock