The Spin Drifters is a nine piece outfit playing Western Swing and Classic Country and is 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 and are session players behind many Australian stars
Felicity Urqhuart – 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, Feral Swing Cats, Troy Cassar-Daley to Les Paul and Tommy Emmanuel.
Michel Rose – the greatest pedal steel player in the land. Most of the steel guitar recordings you hear in Australian recordings today are from Michel.
George Washingmachine – singer, fiddle player, jazz and country musical genius.
Clare O’Meare – singer, piano player and first call fiddle player for everyone from Beccy Cole, Brian Cadd, Fiddlers Feast to Feel The Manouch.
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 with a long list of bands and stars.
Hamish Stuart – first call session drummer from Jackie Orszaczky (RIP) to Don Walker – Hamish is a writer and jazz recording artist.
Michael Vidale – Bass player and producer. From Kasey Chambers, The Bushwackers, Feral Swing Cats and Don walker.
An afternoon with the Spin Drifters promises to be a fun couple of hours made up of twin fiddles, torch songs, brilliant picking and surprise guest stars.
On sale Friday 1 September at 9am