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Phil Brannigan: Lead guitar, lead and backing vocals

Phil (P1) has a rich and varied history of performing many different styles of music, both live and in recording studios. Originally from the UK, he has lived and played guitar, keyboards and bass in Sydney, Singapore and now calls Perth home. He settles comfortably into many different styles of music, from blues, hard rock, reggae and country rock, through to pop music from the 60s through to the 2000s. An accomplished arranger, he loves working on great songs to put the Shaydze spin on them.

Phil Bennett: Keyboards, lead and backing vocals

Phil (P2) may not know more than 3 chords but he sure knows how to have a good time. Not one to be seen standing still for long, if ever, over the years he has done support slots with a who’s who of rock royalty, from Elvis Costello and Duran Duran to Steve Earle and Midnight Oil, among others. He has performed live on stage with a host of artists ranging from members of the Whitney Houston Band and Status Quo to Stevie Wright and Normie Rowe. He has appeared on over 30 albums and his songs have attracted the attention of artists such as Wreckless Eric and Howard Jones. He has appeared on national television a number of times, been listed in 11 books, and has received the Australia Day Award for achievement in music. He is also an accomplished actor and has worked alongside the likes of Toni Colette, Essie Davis and Angourie Rice. He is currently recording 2 new albums of original music but his true love is playing live and giving the audience a fun time.

Col Bos: Bass, lead and backing vocals

Col has been on the music scene in Perth for 39 years playing bass guitar in various bands, "Oz Connection", "Mirage", "Face To Face", to name a few. Col enjoys the challenge of playing different styles of music from the 50s through to modern day genre. His style is one of extremes. In-step with drummer Trev, Col's thunderous bass will get your trousers flapping if you're too close, whereas his clear voice soars above the rest of the band.

Trev Gaynor: Drums and backing vocals

As an 8 year old Trev got a taste for hitting things in his primary school's marching band. On his 12th birthday his parents bought him a drum kit (poor neighbours!). Trev played through high school but then gave it all away for motor racing. Some 30 years later while working in Gove, Northern Territory he picked up some sticks at a jam session at the local ‘bikie clubhouse’ and hasn’t looked back. "I was very lucky to be part of the Rewind Band lineup for 12 years. I rediscovered my love of playing drums and developing better skills through a wide variety of musical styles." Trev has played in a variety of bands over the years, including Toucan Limited (still the resident drummer), Rewind, Urban Jam, Vegemite Sandwich, Radio Oz. Agent 86, Impact and The Quiet Assasins, at venues such as Crown Casino, Sandalford Winery, the “Crystal Swan”, Aravina Winery, Murphys, The Beerfarm, the Priory Hotel, the Charles Hotel, the Hyde Park Hotel, State Theatre of WA, National Hotel, Woodvale Tavern and The Deck. "Joining Shaydze is another new lease on life, they are such lovely people."

Jo Matthews: Rhthym guitar, lead and backing vocals

Jo has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 40 years and has been the Agent for Australian Rugby Union in Perth with the last 2 Bledisloe Cup games held at Optus Stadium. Originally from NZ with years of experience in the entertainment industry with the Lion Brewery Circuit, she has worked with Willie Hona (Herbs), George Tumahai, Bunny Walters, Weasel Tairoa

( Quin Tiki's) to name a few. She is an Events Manager/ Promoter who managed and played with INXS Tribute Perth: managed UB40 Tribute Australia: Adele Tribute Perth.  


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