Default lineup: 4 members
4 Piece Band: Lead Vocals and Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboards and Drums.
* Book The Scoundrels within 7 days of receiving your quote and receive a FREE DJ service worth £180! Please speak to your Alive Network booking Co-ordinator for more details.
*Professional & highly talented 4 piece rock and pop band
*Repertoire includes over 6 decades of music from Chuck Berry to Kings Of Leon
*Dynamic stage presence and flawless musicianship
*Larger lineups, instrumental jazz sets and a DJ Service also available!
*Available UK wide and Internationally
Combined with their dynamic stage presence, flawless musicianship and nonstop party classics, The Scoundrels will be the icing on the cake at your special event!
With a repertoire spaning over 6 decades of music, they really know how to get your party started and guarantee you a night to remember!
The Scoundrels are all highly trained professionals having performed on TV and radio, in London’s west end theatres and having also toured and recorded extensively with pop royalty including Gloria Gaynor, Corner Shop, Suzi Quatro and Patti Boulaye to name a few.
Working as a musician has taken lead singer and guitarist Dave all over Europe and given him the delight of playing on BBC radio and in many of the UK's best jazz clubs, hotels, restaurants, festivals, theatres and recording studios. Dave's career has seen him performing with Kristyna Myles and Andy Prior along with members of The Kooks, The Cinematic Orchestra, Lamb and Aim. Dave also teaches guitar and music technology part time and works occasionally as a consultant producer and sound recordist.
Adam's distinctive piano playing has been noted for the diversity of its stylistic reference points. Having won multiple awards for his jazz piano playing, Adam has attracted keen media attention and sold out venues on most of his recent European tour. Adam won the Take 5 scholarship in 2010 and recently wrote a commissioned piece for the Manchester Jazz Festival. Adam's album's have been well received by critics and the public alike - his latest creation "The Imaginary Delta" is due out in April this year. Adam is also a well regarded educator of music as a course leader at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Despite his playful and often witty approach, Barry is a key player in the UK soul and funk scene! He has played bass in Kristyna Myles' band since 2005 and features on her debut album (due out on Decca September 2012). Barry has performed at music festivals all over the world; T in the Park, South X Southwest, Glastonbury, Montréal Blues Festival and has undertaken several European and US tours.
Gareth is an in demand drummer hailing from Cheshire. His work encompasses a wide variety of musical situations. Gareth's live work sees him performing and touring all over the UK, Europe and Canada including work on Brittany ferries, countless music festivals and the QM2 (Cunards flagship cruise liner). Session work includes the Royal Variety show and sessions live on BBC Radio 1, 2, 3 & 5 Live including shows from Mark Radcliffe, Giles Peterson, Jamie Cullum and Stuart McConey. He also did the drumming for the "Bob the Builder" Movie! Gareth is also an associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.
The Scoundrels can perform 2 x 60 minutes sets at your event and will also provide background music (from an iPod) between sets free of charge.
The band provide PA and lighting suitable for up to around 400 people. If additional sound and lighting equipment is required, this can be arranged at an additional cost (please speak to your Alive Network booking coordinator or see booking options for more details).
The Scoundrels can also provide a 5 piece lineup with the addition of saxophone, a professional DJ service to complete your event and instrumental jazz sets perfect for daytime performances and drinks receptions (please see booking options for more details).