List of Genesis band members

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Genesis
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Genesis performing "Carpet Crawlers" in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, on their 2007 Turn It On Again tour. L to R: Daryl Stuermer, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins; not pictured: Chester Thompson
Background information
Origin Godalming, Surrey, England
Genres Progressive rock, pop rock, art rock, symphonic rock
Years active 1967–1998
2006–present (hiatus)
(Reunions: 1999, 2000)
Labels Virgin, Charisma, Decca, EMI, London, Atlantic, Atco
Associated acts Garden Wall, The Anon
Website www.genesis-music.com
Members Tony Banks
Mike Rutherford
Phil Collins
Past members Peter Gabriel
Anthony Phillips
Chris Stewart
John Silver
John Mayhew
Mick Barnard
Steve Hackett
Ray Wilson

The following is a list of musicians who have performed in the British rock band Genesis.

Personnel[edit]

Current members[edit]

Tony Banks

Active: 1967–1998, 1999, 2000, 2006–present
Instruments: keyboards, backing vocals, guitar
Release contributions: all releases.

Mike Rutherford

Active: 1967–1998, 1999, 2000, 2006–present
Instruments: bass, guitars, backing vocals, bass pedals, twelve-string guitar, cello, electric sitar
Release contributions: all releases.

Phil Collins

Active: 1970–1996, 1999, 2000, 2006–present
Instruments: drums, percussion, lead vocals, backing vocals, vibraphone, drum machine,Simmons drums
Release contributions: all releases from Nursery Cryme to The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs and Live over Europe 2007.

Touring musicians[edit]

Chester Thompson

Active: 1977–1996, 2006–present
Instruments: drums, percussion
Release contributions: Seconds Out, Three Sides Live, The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts, The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs and Live over Europe 2007.

Daryl Stuermer

Active: 1978–1996, 2000, 2006–present
Instruments: guitars, bass, backing vocals
Release contributions: Three Sides Live, The Way We Walk, Volume One: The Shorts, The Way We Walk, Volume Two: The Longs and Live over Europe 2007.

Former members[edit]

Peter Gabriel

Active: 1967–1975, 1978, 1982, 1999
Instruments: lead vocals, flute, tambourine, oboe, bass drum, accordion, theatrics
Release contributions: all from From Genesis to Revelation to The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway.

Anthony Phillips

Active: 1967–1970
Instruments: lead guitar, twelve-string guitar, classical guitar, dulcimer, backing vocals
Release contributions: From Genesis to Revelation and Trespass.

Chris Stewart

Active: 1967–1968
Instruments: drums, percussion
Release contributions: From Genesis to Revelation.

John Silver

Active: 1968–1969
Instruments: drums, percussion, backing vocals
Release contributions: From Genesis to Revelation.

John Mayhew

Active: 1969–1970
Instruments: drums, percussion, backing vocals
Release contributions: Trespass.

Mick Barnard

Active: 1970–1971
Instruments: guitar
Release contributions: none.

Steve Hackett

Active: 1971–1977, 1982, 1999
Instruments: lead guitar, twelve-string guitar, classical guitar, autoharp
Release contributions: all releases from Nursery Cryme to Seconds Out.

Ray Wilson

Active: 1996–1998
Instruments: lead vocals
Release contributions: Calling All Stations.

Former touring/session musicians[edit]

Bill Bruford

Active: 1976
Instruments: drums, percussion
Release contributions: Seconds Out.

Nir Zidkyahu

Active: 1996–1998
Instruments: drums, percussion
Release contributions: Calling All Stations.

Nick D'Virgilio

Active: 1996–1997
Instruments: drums, percussion
Release contributions: Calling All Stations.

Anthony Drennan

Active: 1997–1998
Instruments: guitars, bass
Release contributions: none.

Lineups[edit]

This is a list of lineups of the band Genesis from its inception in 1967 until the present day.

Years Lineup Albums
1967–1968
1968–1969
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute
  • Anthony Phillips – guitars, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, vocals
  • John Silver – drums, percussion, vocals
1969–1970
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Anthony Phillips – guitars, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, vocals
  • John Mayhew – drums, percussion, vocals
1970
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, vocals
  • John Mayhew – drums, percussion, vocals
1970
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, vocals
1970–1971
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Mick Barnard – guitars
1971–1975
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, synthesizers, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, bass pedals, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead & backing vocals
  • Steve Hackett – guitars
1975–1978
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, synthesizers, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, bass pedals, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead vocals
  • Steve Hackett – guitars
Touring musicians
1978–1996
  • Tony Banks – keyboards, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – guitars, bass, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead vocals
Touring musicians
  • Chester Thompson – drums, percussion
  • Daryl Stuermer – guitars, bass
1996–1998
  • Tony Banks – keyboards, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – guitars, bass, vocals
  • Ray Wilson – lead vocals
Touring/session musicians

Reunions[edit]

Years Lineup Albums
1982
(Six of the Best Reunion)
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, synthesizers, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, bass pedals, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead & backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Steve Hackett – guitars (encore)
Touring musicians
  • Chester Thompson – drums, percussion
  • Daryl Stuermer – guitars, bass
1999
(Carpet Crawlers 1999 Reunion)
  • Tony Banks – acoustic & electric pianos, organ, synthesizers, Mellotron, guitars, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – bass, guitars, bass pedals, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead & backing vocals
  • Peter Gabriel – lead vocals, flute, percussion
  • Steve Hackett – electric and acoustic guitars
2000
(Music Managers Forum Acoustic Show)
  • Tony Banks – keyboards, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – guitars, bass, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead vocals
Touring musicians
  • Daryl Stuermer – guitars, bass
2006–2007
(Turn It On Again Reunion Tour)
  • Tony Banks – keyboards, vocals
  • Mike Rutherford – guitars, bass, vocals
  • Phil Collins – drums, percussion, lead vocals
Touring musicians
  • Daryl Stuermer – guitars, bass, vocals
  • Chester Thompson – drums, percussion

Timeline[edit]