jason sawford (keyboards)
Jason is an original founding member of the band started back in 1988. Prior to joining the band his studied a science degree in Australia and later went onto study a music degree subsequently leaving half way through to join the Aussie Floyd.
Programming the keyboards to get the right authentic Floyd sound is an on-going part of Jason’s role in the band. He uses a complex set-up on four keyboards, sound units, samplers and digital desk, which involves week’s/ even months of preparation ahead of major tours.
After playing in the band for over 22 years, Jason has many stories of funny, strange and amazing things that have happened on the road. Playing Comfortably Numb alongside Rick Wright at Dave Gilmour’s birthday party comes high up on Jason’s list of career highlights.