The Team

Management: access to the show’s management team is via completion of the ‘contact us’ form on the contact page

Show photographer: Aleksander and Krzysztof Laszkiewicz

Recurring Musicians/Singers: Accompanying the starring role of Grant Macintosh performing his tribute to George Michael, The George Michael Songbook show line up can change and vary on tour dates, but recurring players can feature:

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Andy MacDonald

Show Musical Director/Keyboards/Backing Vocals

After studying music at Aberdeen and Edinburgh Universities, Andy’s professional music career included work as a singer, pianist, musical director and arranger. Projects have included DanceSing and SOS Secret Opera Singers. Show successes feature Sunshine on Leith; Made in Dagenham; South Pacific and Dancing in the dark. He is looking forward to this new venture celebrating the music of George Michael.

Bobby Speedy

Acoustic Guitar/Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals

Guitarist Bobby has had an accomplished, varied career featuring eclectic appearances as wide ranging as appearances on TV talent shows with Spinning Wheel through to productions at The Edinburgh Fringe. Recording contracts have featured acts such as Jody and record label signings have included State Records. A constant on the music circuit – Bobby looks forward to his work on the George Michael Songbook tour.

Steve Fraser

Acoustic Guitar/Lead Guitar/Bass Guitar/Keyboards

Musical tour de force and multi-instrumentalist Steve is an accomplished acoustic, lead and bass guitarist and keyboard player. Early successes came with the bands Another Pretty Face (formed by Mike Scott ahead of The Waterboys) and playing bass for The Scars as support act for Siouxsie and the Banshees. His current body of work includes The Cathode Ray; Dirty Harry the Ultimate Blondie Tribute band and international work with Irish chanteuse Camille O’Sullivan. Steve enjoys playing the diverse range of musical styles displayed throughout George Michael’s career as it evolved.

JondiMac

JondiMac. Keyboards/Backing Vocals.

JondiMac. Keyboards/Backing Vocals. Manila born and Hong Kong raised JondiMac is an accomplished keyboard player and singer/songwriter who has lived and played across the globe. In Asia he worked with many stars and MTV. JondiMac has an incredible flair and super pro playing on point. Jondi has a varied performance roster including Jimmy Witherspoon, Mick Taylor of The Rolling Stones, Darius Rucker and Vinx, whilst his Asia credits includes Jun Kung, Bong Gabriel, Martin Zamigano, Cui Jian, Nogabe, Crash, Push and in Australia Caroline Loftus. JondiMac brings his unique flavour to the George Michael Songbook.

Brian Cornet.

Bass Guitar/Lead

Brian Cornet. Bass Guitar/Lead Guitar/Acoustic Guitar/Backing Vocals. Brian picks up a variety of guitars to compliment the music behind the showman. A singer, songwriter and accomplished guitar player and a regular on the major gig scene of the 90’s with Sin City, later with Wood and thereafter formed Retrochemical. Recording over 100 tracks at Washoose Studios in Crawfordjohn with the help of sound engineer and owner Dr Bone, formed part of Brian’s impressive collection of self-penned material. Brian’s bring his charismatic playing and infectious on stage persona to the great songs of George Michael during live shows.

Jaime

Head image consultant

Hairdressing super creative Jaime has had an illustrious career. Stars to have the ‘Jaime look’ have included Jason Donovan, Darren Day, Darius Danesh and film premier work for Catherine Zeta Jones. Of her work on the George Michael Songbook “Thankfully Grant provided a good blank canvas for me to work on the George Michael look by possessing facial features in a similar range to George’s. I selected George’s mainstream iconic hair style of well-groomed short back and sides with varying degrees of longer, sleek, textured hair. Missy Parker put the final touches. I’m delighted with the finished look!

Missy Parker

Make up

Missy Parker trained for her craft as a beauty and make up therapist in both Scotland and London and is also an accredited fully qualified teacher in her field. Missy Parker has worked on a wide variety of projects from specialist clients to fashion shows and applies her skills set to putting the final touches to Grant’s look on the George Michael Songbook.