Scissor Sisters

From 2004-2011, John Garden was keyboard player and musical director for New York band Scissor Sisters. As well as recording keyboards on their second album Ta Dah, John has performed with the band in venues and festivals across the globe including Fuji Rocks (Japan), Glastonbury Festival (UK), Splendour in the Grass (Australia), as well as touring across Europe, South America and in most major UK Arenas. Appearances on TV include Later with Jools Holland, Top of the Pops, The Late Show with David Letterman and Saturday Night Live.
 
Scissor Sisters Brit Awards 2005 with Jim Henson Workshop
Scissor Sisters Brit Awards 2007 with Jim Henson Workshop
Scissor Sisters at the Warfield, San Francisco April 15th 2011
Any Which Way (with Kylie Minogue) – Glastonbury 2010
All the Lovers – Radio 1 Live Lounge
Take Me Out – Bush Hall, London 2010
She’s My Man – Trafalgar Square 2006
This Weekend – Radio One 2006

The challenge was to write a song in one hour during a day at Maida Vale. This was the result:

“She’s My Man” (Hoffman/Sellards) – from the 2006 album “Ta-Dah” by Scissor Sisters.  (Piano/keys – J. Garden)

“The Other Side” (Hoffman/Sellards/Garden) – from the 2006 album “Ta-Dah” by Scissor Sisters.  (Piano/keys – J. Garden)

“All the Lovers” (Eliot/Stilwell) BBC Radio One Live Lounge 2010 – arr. Scissor Sisters   (Lapsteel Guitar – J.Garden)

“Take Me Out” (Kapranos/McCarthy) BBC Radio One Live Lounge 2004 – arr. Scissor Sisters  (Piano – J.Garden)

With kind permission from Polydor Records and Big Life Management

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