David Sinclair – Guitar
David has an extensive musical history including touring with Sarah McLachlan from 1993-2003 as her guitarist on the Lillith Fair, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy and Surfacing tours, and with k.d. lang on her Ingenue tour. As a studio guitarist, he has worked with many Canadian artists including Sarah McLachlan, Michael Bublé, Daniel Powter, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Amy Sky, Rita MacNeil, Paul Janz… the list goes on.

David has been playing with Holly for over 25 years and appears on most of the studio albums produced by ART.

Brian Newcombe – Bass
Brian has long been one of Canada’s top session bassists. His rock-solid bottom and earthy feel have been heard in performances with such artists such as Ray Charles, Boz Scaggs, Schuld & Stamer, Peabo Bryson, Philip Bailey, and Oleta Adams, Bryan Adams, Paul Anka, Boz Scaggs, Kenny Loggins and Chicago. He has recorded with Heart, Jim Brickman and many others too numerous to mention.

 

Karel Roessingh – Keyboards
Karel has led bands for Howie Mandel, Rich Little (and his lesser known brother Fred), Bob Newhart, Shari Lewis (and Lambchop), and Ted Knight, played with the Moody Blues, Powder Blues Band, Jan Arden, The Shirelles, andLeslie Gore, and opened for the Temptations (with vocalist April Gislason) and legendary jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli.

He writes jazz tunes for his own and other groups, and has played with jazz greats such as Bud Shank, Ian MacDougall, Pat LaBarbera, Don Clark, Floyd Standifer, Roy Reynolds and many well-known vocalists.

 

Shawn Soucy – Drums
Shawn has been one of the busiest drummers in Canada for more than 20 years. After moving to Vancouver in the early 1980s, he toured and recorded with countless artists including One Horse Blue, The Blue Shadows, Farmers’ Daughter, Ellen McIllwayne, Joel Feeney, Lisa Brokop, Doug and the Slugs, and many others. Known as one of the most versatile drummers around, Shawn is also the co-inventor of the fabulous Mr. Big Shot drum sticks, and runs a successful multi-media production company. 

Bill Sample – Keyboards
Bill Sample has been a force in the West Coast music scene for many years. A recent highlight of Bill’s career includes playing on the 2008, Grammy-winning Ratatouille soundtrack.

Bill’s recent musical theatre credits include co-composer, arranger and musical director of Bruce, the Musical, nominated for Best New Work by the 2009 Ovation Awards. In 2006 – 2007 he music directed and accompanied the highly acclaimed musical Cookin’ at the Cookery featuring Jackie Richardson at the Stanley Arts Club Theatre.

 

Steve Moyer – Bass
Steve is a musician, songwriter and arranger with an impressive list of projects and collaborations under his belt, from folk duos to show bands. A passionate player, Steve’s bass work is all about supporting the music, and completing the sound.

Steve covers off bass duties with Holly and Kevin from time to time and appears on tracks from the I Am the Future CD. He can also be found rockin the clubs around Southern Vancouver Island in his band, The Maxx.