Welcome to the home page of Scott Ottaway. Touring/Studio Drummer & Percussionist


Scott toured the World for over 9 years with the 60s legends, The Searchers, playing to packed theatres, festivals and was also a 'dep' on touring and West End shows.


Scott is available for tours, studio sessions, west end and dep gigs.


Scott can be contacted on:

email: enquiries@scottottaway.com

Phone: 07944577004

Scott is a talented musician who plays with feeling, passion and never over plays and was the drummer for the legendary 60s group, The Searchers (www.the-searchers.co.uk) and The Pocket Gods

Scott found his passion for drums after watching Live Aid in 1985 and was inspired by the talents of Queen's Roger Taylor and Phil Collins.
Scott's extensive musical career has seen him move across all genres and formats, from rock bands, cover/tribute acts to musical theatre and TV, both as a drummer and percussionist.

At the age of 16, Scott joined a signed band (Jump The Gun) which resulted in many studio sessions, videos, radio interviews and tours

Scott has done numerous studio sessions for bands and solo artists as well as being in the house band' for Butlins, Haven Holidays, Park Resorts, Park Dean and Hotels both in the UK and Middle East. Scott has also performed on cruise ships and was employed as percussionist for the 'Elliott Frisby TV Show' and 'Wish- The Magic Tour' and was a dep to Tony Bourke on the hit West End musical by Queen & Ben Elton, We Will Rock You.

In December 2009 Scott was asked to audition for
The Searchers and on February 26th 2010, Scott replaced Eddie Rothe as their drummer, until their retirement on March 31st, 2019.


Bands/tours to date. 


The Searchers

We Will Rock You, Dominion Theatre. Dep

The Pocket Gods

The Trems

The 60s Gold Tour

The Sensational 60s Tour

Real Magic, Queen tribute

Slightly Mad, Queen tribute

Slyde. Slade Tribute


The Wish Tour- Percussionist

Elliot Frisby

The Elliot Frisby T.V Show

Matt Shaw (Meatloaf tribute)

P&O Cruises. Both as in house drummer & guest entertainer

Costa Cruises. Both as in house drummer & guest entertainer

Butlins, Skegness. In house drummer

Hafan Y Mor, Haven. In house drummer (4th Dimension)

Caister, Haven. In house drummer (Evolution)

Seashore, Haven. In house drummer (Evolution)

Wild Duck, Haven. In house drummer (Evolution)

Hopton, Haven. In house drummer (Evolution)

Trecco Bay, Park Dean. In house drummer (City Limits)

Camber Sands, Park Resorts. In house drummer (Knightsounds)

Tequilla Mockingbird

The Elton John Experience

The Powder Monkeys

The Mix band

Miracle cure Band


As well as numerous T.V, radio & studio sessions.




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