List of Bryan Adams backing band members

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Backing band members

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Background information
Genres Rock, rock and roll, soft rock
Years active 1979–present
Members
Bryan Adams
Keith Scott
Mickey Curry
Gary Breit
Norm Fisher
Past members
Tommy Mandel
Dave Taylor
Pat Steward

Bryan Adams is a Canadian rock musician, who started his solo carrier in 1979 in Kingston, Ontario. Bryan Adams live performances contrast with its in-studio counterpart: although Adams is in complete creative control in the studio, he has typically assembled groups of backing musicians to interpret songs for tours and other live performances.

Current members[change | change source]

Bryan Adams
Active: 1979–present
Instruments: lead vocals, rythmeguitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, harmonica
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases
Short bio: As the 1970s were coming to an end, he started doing some recording work for the then-unknown Bryan Adams. This proved successful and within a year Scott was touring with Adams. They have been together onstage ever since. One part of Scott's live career which was particularly demanding was when Adams' band were touring as a 3 piece from 1998 to 2002. He performed all the rhythm and lead guitar work simultaneously, while Adams played bass and the third band member, Mickey Curry, played drums.
Keith Scott
Active: 1979–present
Instruments: lead guitar, rythmeguitar
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases
Short bio: As the 1970s were coming to an end, he started doing some recording work for the then-unknown Bryan Adams. This proved successful and within a year Scott was touring with Adams. They have been together onstage ever since. One part of Scott's live career which was particularly demanding was when Adams' band were touring as a 3 piece from 1998 to 2002. He performed all the rhythm and lead guitar work simultaneously, while Adams played bass and the third band member, Mickey Curry, played drums.
Mickey Curry
Active: 1986–present
Instruments: drums
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases
Short bio: Around the same time he was working with Hall & Oates, Curry met producer Bob Clearmountain who had just begun working with a young Bryan Adams. Soon after this, Curry was playing on Adams' second album, You Want It You Got It. It was at this time that Curry started gaining notoriety. He toured with Hall & Oates for several years and recorded with many successful artists. Curry toured with Hall & Oates until 1986 at which time he began touring full time with Bryan Adams. It is with Adams that Curry has achieved most of his success and fame and still tours full time with him today.
Gary Breit
Active: 2002–present
Instruments: keyboard
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 2002-present
Short bio: Breit first appearances on an album was on the 2004 Room Service after the departure of Adams' former keyboardist, Tommy Mandel. He has subsequently toured continuously with Adams and his band.
Norm Fisher
Active: 2002–present
Instruments: Bass guitar
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 2002-present
Short bio:

Former members[change | change source]

Tommy Mandel
Active: 1981–1998
Instruments: keyboards
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1980-1997
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Dave Taylor
Active: 1980–1997
Instruments: bass guitar
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1980-1997
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Pat Steward
Active: 1980–1986
Instruments: bass guitar
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1980-1986
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timmyloud
Active: 1983-1984
Instruments: Drums/backing vocals
Release contributions: touring drummer for World Tour:

Writers[change | change source]

Jim Vallance
Active: 1979–1991, 2008-present
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1979-1991, 2008-present
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Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Active: 1991–present
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1991-present
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Michael Kamen
Active: 1991–1996
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1991-1996
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Eliot Kennedy
Active: 1996–present
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1986-present
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Gretchen Peters
Active: 1996–present
Release contributions: all Bryan Adams releases from 1996-present
Short bio:

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