Meet Ruby & The Band
Ruby Tiger (aka Olivia Stevens) started performing professionally in 2008. She is equally at home singing anything from sultry jazz ballads to ballsy blues and upbeat Northern soul. Ruby is renowned for her effervescent stage presence and powerfully emotional performances, and described by Blues Matters as “a ‘go-see’ act on the British Blues Scene”.
After releasing 2 EP’s 2016 sees the release of her much anticipated debut album. She has been described as having “…one of the most stunning and powerful voices on the blues circuit today, Ruby sings every note with passion.” Monica Madgwick, Boogaloo Promotions.
Louise has enjoyed playing many different styles of music over the years, starting out as a jazz guitarist playing regularly in bars and restaurants to support herself at university. Moving to Brighton in 2004, Louise continued with this work, and found herself playing regular gigs and festivals with a swinging country band ‘The Trucks’ as well as touring the UK with a well received ska/reggae band ‘The Shofar Allstars’
Enjoying the challenge of new repertoire and developing her skills, Louise recorded and gigged with popular Blues harmonica player Con O’Neil’. In the last few years Louise has concentrated on dep work for successful function band ‘Funky Buddha’ and rediscovering her Blusey side with ‘Ruby and the Revelators’.
Born in Valencia, Spain on 6 October 1982, Paco began to play the drums at the age of eight years old. He went the Music Conservatory of Valencia to study classical music and theory and graduated with a degree in Music and Percussion.
He has been a drummer and session musician for many different bands, releasing albums and touring throughout Spain, and he has shared the stage with world class musicians such as: Deep Purple, Skynny Molly (ex-members of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Molly Hatchet), Gerry Mcavoy’s Rory Gallagher Band, Van Morrison and Johnny Winter.
He joined Ruby & The Revelators in 2015 to pursue his love of blues, jazz and soul and is looking forward to working on their debut album.
Frazer has played keyboards and piano for many bands including Southern Nights, Desperate Dan, Mo, Indigo, Nigel Bagge Band, Paul Cox, Mad Max, Fish Band and Catfish Kings.
He has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Ireland backing artists such as Chris Farlowe, Buddy Whittington, Miller Anderson and from the U.S.A, Charles Walker, Lou Pride, and Johnny Jones.
Frazer has also enjoyed a successful career in recording and arrangement and joined Ruby & The Revelators in 2015.
Chris has many decades of experience as a bassist playing most popular genres…in particular rock, blues, soul and funk.
His first big experience was with Shoot the Moon in the early 80s who were one of the leading bands on the Scottish circuit at the time. More recently he has played with Some Old Guise, a blues and rock band, and joined Ruby and the Revelators in September 2015.
He plays a Fender Jazz and a Yamaha TRBX505 through a Markbass Little Mark III amp and Markbass 104HR cabinet.