The Spin Drifters is an eleven piece outfit playing Western Swing and classic country and made up of some of the finest players and singers in the land.
You have heard them on thousands of recordings over the last 30 years. These guys are The A Team for country, pop and jazz recording – session players behind many Australian stars.
Felicity Urquhart – an EMI recording star in her own right with many CDs and the presenter of ABC’s Radio National country music show on Saturday nights.
Stuie French – legendary guitar wiz from Merle Haggard, The Feral Swing Katz, Troy Cassar-Daley to Les Paul and Tommy Emmanuel.
Lucky Oceans – pedal steel master extraordinaire and Grammy Award winner from Asleep at the Wheel, Dude Ranch and Zydecats.
George Washingmachine – singer, fiddle player, jazz and country musical genius.
Clare O’Meara – singer, piano player and first call fiddle player for everyone from Beccy Cole, Brian Cadd, Fiddlers Feast to Feel The Manouche.
Andrew Richardson – guitarist and producer. From Billy Field, Jimmy Barnes to The Stetsons, Graeme Connors, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter and Fiddlers Feast.
Garry Steel – piano player and the finest accordion player in the land. Has graced thousands of country and rock recordings and played along with a long list of bands and stars.
Brad Bergen – guitarist, singer and wonderful drummer from the Feral Swing Katz.
Bill Risby – child prodigy pianist, MD to Leo Sayer and one of Australia’s top jazz and session players.
Geoff Simpson – bass player from The Feral Swing Katz.