The Band consists of musicians who played with Rory throughout his career GERRY McAVOY (Bass Guitar) played with Rory for 20 years; from 1971 to 1991 and because of this has a great insight into the man and his music. Gerry played on every album Rory ever made. TED McKENNA (Drums) played with Rory from 1977 to 1981. MARCEL SCHERPENZEEL (Guitar) grew up with Rory's music and Gerry is quoted as saying "This is the closest guitarist to Rory you will ever hear" (Wolfpin) This is the BAND Rory's music reached a massive audience from Norway to Spain, from Japan to the USA. The Band Of Friends is not a tribute to Rory, more of a celebration of his life and music.