Andy Cowan - Blues Soul Legend
Andy Cowan: Keyboards and Vocals
Andy is one of Australia's foremost performing songwriters. Cowan played keyboards for Renee Geyer, Ian Moss, Kevin Borich, Madder Lake, and Ayers Rock.
He possesses a voice that invites comparison with the blues of Muddy Waters, and the soul of Ray Charles. Cowan's piano and keyboard playing contain both energy and melodic beauty. He received Blues Album of the Year 2000, Blues Performer of the Year 2001, Male Performer of the Year 2003 and was an ARIA nominee for his "10.30 Thursdays" CD. Andy performed at the International Blues Convention in Memphis, Tennessee, USA in 2002 representing Australia.
He has arranged and played piano and keyboards on movie soundtracks including the Australian cult classic "Stone". Other session work includes keyboards for Skyhooks "Ego Is Not A Dirty Word" album and many other recordings.
Now playing and performing on the Sunshine Coast with his new band "Andy Cowan and Big Mamas Door,” Andy Cowan and Big Mamas Door have recorded eight CD's and have a live DVD filmed at The Basement in Sydney and The Corner Hotel, Richmond, Victoria.
".....nothing but pure class." Mark Doherty-Rhythms Magazine
"…Cowan shows himself to be a great songwriter and musician." Ed Nimmervoll - Music Australia Guide Magazine
Christian Dunham: Electric and Double Bass
Best-known in Australia for tours with Matt Moffitt, Margaret Urlich and Kevin Borich, Christian has played bass for Emily Maguire on concert hall tours in the UK supporting American legends Don McLean and Dr Hook.
Duncan MacQueen: Drums and Percussion
Duncan has worked professionally; in Melbourne playing clubs and doing TV, and session work; and in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Nashville and Austin Texas. In Los Angeles he was on staff with two producers from Motown as all studio player, drum programmer and recording engineer.
Doc Span: Special Guest
Special guest US ex pat Doc Span has spent a life on the road, performing, writing, and recording. Doc has shared stages with the likes of Screaming Jay Hawkins, Kevin Borich and Jon Lord (Deep Purple).