SPECIAL EDITION are a very experienced Function Band playing Dance music ranging from the "Big Band" era to modern Pop, Soul, Light Jazz and of course Scottish Ceilidh music. Should your function require background music through drinks reception and dinner? SPECIAL EDITION is well equipped both in musical repertoire and sound systems to cater for all your needs.
Band Leader/Drummer and Scottish Dance Caller, Guy, has been involved in the live music scene since he was nine years old. He has performed in various styles of bands throughout his career: Dance, Pop, Rock and Scottish. Guy is also a founder member and co-ordinator of the band. Also as a Director and Producer of many theatre shows Guy knows what it takes to create a successful event.
The guitarist of the band is Graham. He has performed in some of Scotland's top Rock venues such as King Tut's, the Barrowlands etc and was chosen to perform at a prestigious "Welcome Home" gig for International super star Midge Ure. With TV and Radio experience behind him, Graham's modern and dynamic style adds a new dimension to SPECIAL EDITION.
Jackie, a successful studio recording artist in her own right, with albums and solo projects to her credit, has also featured in many stage productions as an actress. Jackie has extensive live performance experience in theatre and corporate events. Jackie fronts SPECIAL EDITION in her own unique style and says "I am delighted to be part of SPECIAL EDITION where I can allow all of my performance skills to flourish".
On piano/Keyboard, Alan has worked extensively throughout the UK with various Cabaret stars. He is also experienced in providing solo piano accompaniment to augment an event programme.
The band was chosen to play at the prestigious Skibo Castle for the millennium celebrations 1999, and was invited back for Hogmanay 2000 & 2001. SPECIAL EDITION performed at the Hogmany Gala Ball - St Andrews Old Course 2002 and 2003. The world renowned Turnberry Hotel was the Hogmany venue for the band in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and re-booked for 2008 immediately.
SPECIAL EDITION perform at the following venues for International Blue Chip clients: Turnberry Hotel, The George Hotel, Balmoral Hotel, Gleneagles Hotel, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Roxburghe Hotel, Caledonian Hotel, Cameron House Hotel, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Dundas Castle, St Andrews Old Course Hotel, Fairmont St Andrews Hotel, Prestonfield, National Museum of Scotland, Dunkeld House Hotel, etc.