Us & Floyd are
Jim Hutchinson - Lead and Rhythm guitars, vocals
Jim started playing Guitar at the age of 11 and was self taught and influenced by the Shadows. his first band was Cert - X, a school band with 3 mates in 1976. he was aged 13 and that is where his love affair with playing live started. jim has played in many bands since then including a Queen Tribute band Majesty. he also very much fell in love with Pink Floyd after listening to the wall album back in 1979, and after many years of playing pubs and clubs through out the UK in various bands, he decided to form his first Floyd Tribute band called Out The Flesh back in 2004, which did eventually become Time To Breathe. this is when jim first met Neil Smith, Mr Bass man, and miss Sharon Harrison, who continue to play with him today in their new creation Us And Floyd. jim is looking forward to 2018 playing along side a great bunch of guys and ladies playing what he loves the most - Pink Floyd. Equipment list. Black fender Stratocaster, Red fender Stratocaster with David Gilmour EMG Pick ups, Yamaha Electro Acoustic, Stageclix wireless guitar system. Hiwatt 100 Lead Amp and Two Hiwatt Hi Gain 4x12 speaker cabinets. Pedal board is a TC G System, TC Nova Drive, Big Muff , Pro Rat, jim dunlop volume pedal. back up pedal board is a Line6 Live xt Pro.
Martin Porter - keyboards, vocals
Martin is an experienced keyboard player, who started playing at an early age. He has played in many local bands, most notably No Hot Ashes, a well respected Indie Rock covers band, and most recently, The Moles, a long established original and covers 5 piece. Martin has been a long time fan of Roger Waters and Pink Floyd, and is pleased to be a part of Us & Floyd. Martin only uses Yamaha equipment, and is currently using a Yamaha MOXF8 stage, and a MOX6 Synth.
Darryl Gornall - keyboards, vocals
Darryl has sang and played keyboards in many bands over the years. 1984: Realto, 1987: Rhythm Method, 1992: Judas Factor, 1992 Tobacco Road, 2005: Retro80, 2007: Dazthesinger, 2009: Full Circle, 2009: 2B40, 2015: Reggae Reggae Daz. In December 2016 Darryl answered an advert from Jim Hutchinson with the idea of forming a Pink Floyd tribute band and the rest is history.Daz uses Shure and Behringer mics, Roland FA06 Synth, Roland VR-09 Synth, Korg M1 Synth, Yamaha SY77 Synth.
Wendy Drummond - backing vocals and percussion
Wendy is an amazing vocalist and has performed with some of the greats throughout her musical career. Covering every vocal style from Country Rock to Soul, Mowtown & Funk. Wendy is the newest member of Us & Floyd and the band are very happy to have her on board.
Vicki Harrison- Backing Vocals and Percussion.
Vicki features on backing vocals along with various percussion instruments – tambourine, cow-bell and others. Coming from Australia, Vicki has sung and played percussion in many professional bands and has backed some of Australia’s top known artists. Since moving to England she has continued to perform with several bands, but most recently, Us and Floyd.
paul hemming - lead,rhythm and slide guitars.
Paul started his musical career playing blues guitar, influenced by artists like Eric Clapton, Peter Green, David Gilmour and Carlos Santana and has played in many bands over the years. Since joining just a few months ago, and as a long-time fan of pink Floyd, Paul is enjoying every minute of playing in Us & Floyd.
• Fender Telecaster deluxe
• Fender Stratocaster '62 re-issue
• Taylor electro/acoustic guitar
• Lap Steel guitar
• Lazy J 20 Tweed Amp.
• Line 6 - M9 effects unit
Neil Smith - bass and vocals Neil has been playing pink floyd songs since 2005, and is relishing the challenge of getting us & floyd on the road, and performing all those classic Pink Floyd songs once again! • Yamaha BB5 5 string bass• Squier Precision bass• Mark bass amplification• zoom bass effects Charlie Hill - drums Ben Chappel - saxophones
Paul Clark - saxophones