Scott Ottaway. Drummer / Live / Studio / Educator
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Scott toured the World with The Searchers from 2010 till their retirement in 2019, as well a depping on many hit West End musicals, including We Will Rock You and tv shows. Scott is the goto drummer when you need a dep, but is available for tours.
From tours, musicals, theatre shows, corporate shows, weddings or even the dog and duck, Scott is the drummer you call up.
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Previous clients include: The Searchers, The Trems, 60s Gold tour, We Will Rock You, Slice Of Saturday Night, Now I'm Here, PopBella Opera, Midnight Rebel Band, Beaky Band, Butlins, P@O as well as many others.
Scott found his passion for drums after watching Live Aid in 1985 and was inspired by the talents of Queen's Roger Taylor and Phil Collins.
Scott's extensive musical career has seen him move across all genres and formats, from rock bands, cover/tribute acts to musical theatre and TV, both as a drummer and percussionist.
At the age of 16, Scott joined a signed band (Jump The Gun) which resulted in many studio sessions, videos, radio interviews and tours
Scott has done numerous studio sessions for bands and solo artists as well as being in the house band' for Butlins, Haven Holidays, Park Resorts, Park Dean and Hotels both in the UK and Middle East. Scott has also performed on cruise ships and was employed as percussionist for the 'Elliott Frisby TV Show' and 'Wish- The Magic Tour' and was a dep to Tony Bourke on the hit West End musical by Queen & Ben Elton, We Will Rock You.
In December 2009 Scott was asked to audition for The Searchers and on February 26th 2010, Scott replaced Eddie Rothe as their drummer, until their retirement on March 31st, 2019.