scamper n : rushing about hastily in an undignified way [syn: scramble, scurry] v : to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground" [syn: scurry, skitter, scuttle]
EtymologyFirst attested in 1687. Origin uncertain, but possibly from schampeeren < escamper < scampare "to run away"
- A quick, light run.
Scamper is an American, Boston-based power pop / rock band, formed in 2001 by upstate New York transplants and singer-songwriter-guitarists Keith Michel and Nate Rogers and filled out by drummer Mike Mirabella and bassist Brendan Boogie.
Scamper were finalists in the 2006 WBCN Rock & Roll Rumble and have supported such acts as Nada Surf, OK Go, The Click Five, Juliette Lewis, Kay Hanley (ex-Letters to Cleo), and We Are Scientists.
Scamper performed their final show on February 2, 2008, before going into an "indefinite hiatus"
Keith Michel: Vocals, Guitar
Nate Rogers: Vocals, Guitar
Brendan Boogie: Bass, Vocals
Mike Mirabella: Drums
Former band members
Marc Roderick: Bass (2001-04)
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