ALAN CANNELL-Lead /Steel Guitar

Starting out in the 60's , and performing alongside well-known artists including Gene Vincent and Van Morrison , Alan has played most genres of music but has happily returned to his roots by forming Shake, Rattle 'n Roll .

He has played on BBC Country Club; performed in Europe; and played Pedal Steel and Guitar  for American legends Jean Shepard, Jeannie Seely, Jan Howard, Cleve Francis and the late Skeeter Davis on their U.K.tours. Through his studio work he has recorded many top jazz players and has also co-written with the lyricist of  "My Old Mans a Dustman" Peter Buchanan.

In the eighties he  formed country band Stealer and played nation-wide, as well as performing in all the region's major theatres. More recently, and as a  session guitarist he has composed music for a relaxation tape, library music and themes for ITV and BBC & composed music for Daniel O’Donnell produced in his  studio www.acmstudios.com.



MO GRAY-Double Bass-Vocals

Maurice started in the mid-60's with early soul/rhythm and blues influences in cover bands, with a few gaps in between. Then met up with

Colin in KUDOS, doing middle of the road covers. This disbanded in 1991 and Maurice and Colin went out as a duo, until Maurice joined the RAIDERS in 1993. A short lived experience! But with a taste for rock and roll he wanted more. A phone call from Colin and TONIC BLUE was formed. After a move to East Anglia he joined

Ruby and the Rockers  and when they disbanded Mo decided to achieve a lifelong ambition and take up the double bass and practised as often as possible!

After answering an ad for a bass player, Mo joined the ranks of Shake Rattle and Roll in May 2007.


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GREG HAYES- Drums

Greg, at the age of 12,  studied the piano and trombone for 3 years and  is the youngest and most recent member of the band. In 1999  he studied a two year course for Higher National Diploma in Contemporary Popular Music for Drums at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. Styles studied were Jazz, Rock, Reggae, Blues, Funk, Drum n Bass, and Latin and after passing all the exams had the urge to perform live gigs.

In the last 15 years of live performing experience, playing in Jazz, rock and Disco function bands, orchestras and also in brass bands Greg  has also  assisted in organising, planning and promoting many drum clinics with Chad Smith (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), Steve White (Paul Weller) Virgil Donnati (Steve Vai) Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks (James Brown) Billy Cobham (Herbie Hancock).

Greg has eight years of professional teaching experience, teaching drums to students in schools throughout Norfolk, preparing each student for the Trinity College Rock School graded examinations In 2009/10 he completed two tours around the Caribbean and South America, on board a P&O and Fred Olsen cruise ships, playing in Disco/Motown functions bands and Latin/Jazz, also backing cabaret and professional entertainers.