THE BAND

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Steven Taylor [ Vocals ]

A self taught singer/songwriter who also plays drums and guitar, Steven has fronted two established original rock bands 'Dreamshifter' and 'delSanto' who have toured both nationally and overseas, releasing singles which have received high rotation air play on major and community radio stations. He has shared the stage with artists such as Killing Heidi, Shihad and Cog. He has also recorded with producers such as Aria award winner Anton Hagob (Silverchair, Powderfinger) and Phillip Mckellar (Grinspoon, You Am I). Known for his powerful melodic vocal ability and strong stage presence, Steven loves to entertain and will quickly capture the attention of crowds any size.

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Jake Tuffin [ Guitar ]

An avid guitarist from a young age, this former North Coast boy and critically acclaimed talent has earned a Bachelors Degree with Distinctions in Contemporary Music from Southern Cross University, and plays regularly with many premier covers and original bands in Sydney and on the Central Coast including Mark Da Costa and The Black List (Australian Idol top 10 contestant), Glen Mead, Geoff Rana and Jefferson. Over the years, he has supported artists such as Russell Morris, The Brewster brothers (from the Angels), Ian Moss and Deni Hines. Jake has performed with some of the top session musicians in Sydney and worked with some great producers such as Craig Porteils (Guns N Roses, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Guy Sabastion, Diesel and JP Fung (Birds of Tokyo, Silverchair, Jet, Bluejuice). Most recently, Jake got to enjoy a taste of country, performing at the Tamworth Country Music Festival as session guitarist for artist, Glen Mead.

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Jared King [ Bass ]

With a BA in Music Performance at The Australian Institute of Music, Jared has performed professionally for many years, with top Sydney session musicians, and for producers such as Craig Porteils (Guns N Roses, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Guy Sebastian, Diesel), Lee Groves (Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Elbow, Goldfrapp), JP Fung (Birds of Tokyo, Silverchair, Jet, Bluejuice), and Trevor Steel (Short Stack). He has performed in both covers and original bands including Mark Da Costa and The Black List (Australian Idol top 10 contestant), Funkstar, Tall Pop Syndrome/Tall Pop Hit Machine, Shimma, Glen Mead Entertainment, Under Wraps, Geoff Rana Music, Jefferson, Stars of Addiction, Midnight Circus and Allied Rock. In 2011, Jake toured throughout America with originals band Jefferson (including performances at SXSW), and in Toronto for Canadian Music Week in 2012. Most recently, Jared performed as session bassist at the Tamworth Country Music Festival for Glen Mead.

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Chris Lautier [ Drums ]

Chris' love for drums turned serious during high school where he played in major musical productions for many schools around Sydney. After graduating with a Diploma in Music, Chris played in freelance recording sessions from blues, rock and funk to metal and reggae. Many of these sessions were followed by live gigs all around Australia. He spent two years providing the backbone to Sister 2 Sister's live performances in some of Sydney's biggest entertainment venues. Chris has performed as a sessionist and band member for covers outfits including Shooga Katz, Pajama Party, Jelly Bean Jam, Tall Pop Syndrome, Diva Feva and Shimma to name a few.