SoundWaves is a surf / rock / funk / dance band for hire.

Our primary song selection is instrumental, where 20% of our repertoire also includes songs with vocals.

Our music can be catered to venues such as street fairs, clubs, pubs, parties, and corporate events. We can provide you with several hours of dance or ambiance music.

August 5, 2017 Hudson Music Festival
August 13, 2017 The Coldroom, Rue Saint-Vincent, Montreal, QC
September 01, 2018 Street Party, Kirkland, Rue Piper
February 22, 2019 Cedar Park United Coffee House, Pointe-Claire
March 01, 2019 Saint Columba House, Montreal


Screen name:
Member since:
Jul 16 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years together:
59 years


The Ventures, The Shadows, Dick Dale, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Johnny Rivers, The Beach Boys, The Monkees and others.

Members Of Band

Karlheinz Schuler, on bass guitar, the founder of SoundWaves, has performed with Jazz, Blues and Rock bands in Germany, Canada and France over the last 40 years.

Richard Bastien, on guitar, has played a variety of music styles in and around Montreal for more than 40 years and has recently reconnected with instrumental surf music from the 60's and beyond.

Tom Broad started on keyboards in his youth with classical piano at McGill. He had his first taste of Blues and Gospel with Trevor Payne and eventually joined the Grant Green Jr. Funk Band.

Martin Baillargeon, on drums, has previously played in several bands in Halifax, Quebec, Montreal and Kingston, including Scarlet Underground, who opened for The Tragically Hip.


Complete sound system available by band for indoor or outdoor gigs