Higher Ground Band - Preston Wedding Band and Function Party Band
Introducing the band members and a little bit about them:
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Jamie has sang since he was seven years old and played the guitar from the age of seventeen.
Previously with the Little Organisation band, his influences growing up were Oasis and the Libertines. Jamie
was once described as a cross between Mick Jagger and Liam Gallagher, something he disputes!
Jamie uses: Sure Microphones, Tanglewood acoustics
Drums & Percussion:
Sam first played drums at the age of 16 touring the British music circuit in a band called Settlers
Creek with his father. Playing at festivals, holiday camps, pubs and clubs he soon gained a lot of
knowledge and experience which has enabled him to continue to go from strength to strength. Sam
also plays Guitar and Bass which adds another dimension to the band.
Sam uses: Pearl Drums, Zildjian Cymbals and Zildjian Sticks
Dunc has played in a number of bands from the age of 14 when he first joined ‘White Lightning’. He
has always had a passion for music and enjoys being able to share this with the audience as you can
tell by his performance onstage. Dunc has developed his own style of playing over the years from
influences such as Van Halen, Kane Roberts, Eric Clapton to the likes of Albert Lee and Brad Paisley.
Dunc uses: Schecter & Fender Guitars, Line 6 Amplification, Elixir strings, Technics Keyboards and
lots of gaffa tape.
Norm is an experienced keyboard player and has played in a number of bands. Joining Higher Ground in 2014, he was previously keyboard player with Sam and Duncan in
Settlers Creek. Norman's keyboard skills have given the band an extra dimension and the band's material can now cover a lot of specialist songs for the keybaord with Duncan complimenting on the guitar.
John first started playing bass at the age of 13 and previously played with the Little Organisation band. John was brought up in a musical family with his dad Chris who was a drummer and grand parents who were musicians.
John's influences include, Steve Harris, Mark King and Flea.