The Rough Hill Band

The Rough Hill Band was formed in Manchester about 15 years ago and are widely regarded as one of the best funk and soul bands in the country.

Their repertoire of songs is extensive and the quality of the musicians is outstanding. They are an ideal choice for your wedding or special event and guarenteed to get the party started!

Bearing in mind that the band has been going now for over 15 years,  it is comprised of many diverse and extremely talented musicians.  The lead singer, Jennie Sawdon has an incredible vocal talent and has performed all over the UK and Europe.

Drummers for the band include, Simon Moore, (resident drummer for Ruby Turner), Mr Franky Vaughan and Nigel Williams.  Sax player Kenji Fenton is the latest addition to Katy B’s tour and often performs with Jess Glynne.  Guitarist Johnny Heyes regularly performs with the Dennis Rollin’s Badbone & Co, Snake Davis and Hamish Stuart - and bass player, Neil Fairclough, is regularly working with Queen!

The band also regularly includes top UK Session players such as John King, Jasper Wilkinson, Brad Edmondson, Ollie Collins, Greg Morgan, Sam Healey and Bryan Hargreaves.  

 

The Rough Hill Band are also available to book with the enigmatic front-man from 'The Rush' - Gavin Jones.  Gavin has solidified his reputation as a powerful vocalist and performer, and has been gigging with Rough Hill since 2004.

 

With influences such as Sister Sledge, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and Gwen McRae, the band have played for Trevor Nelson in Hammersmith and have gigged for celebrities all over the UK, most notably Wayne Rooney's Birthday and Alex Ferguson's charity events at Manchester United.

© 2014 by JENNIE SAWDON