The man behind Beta Hector is musician, producer and DJ Simon Hill. As a bass player, he formed the deep funk & soul band Baby Charles. Their debut album received rave reviews in the music press, and they went on to tour Europe and rocked some major festivals including Glastonbury. Nowadays, he plays upright bass in vintage soul / blues and rhythm band Derriere. He has just formed the Beta Hector Band, featuring members of Baby Charles and his other old band Kalakuta Millionaires.