Influences: Clapton, Hendrix, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, and many others from blues rock to fusion.
Happy with any guitar in hand but biggest fan of the Fender sound and feel. Involved with the tri state band scene as well as corporate bands having played venues from Vermont to Florida.
Motorcycle fanatic, enjoys long walks on the beach, playful banter, and no head games. 😉
Instruments — Hammond XK3, Roland Juno Stage, Korg Triton, Kurzweil Micro Ensemble.
Influences — Keith Emerson, Bill Evans, Nicky Hopkins, Billy Joel, Elton John, Russell Ferrante.
Most Notable Gig — Opening the Garden State Arts center.
Most recently with Nth Degree, Orange County fusion band.
Ski bum, gardener.
Has played Drums & Percussion for 40 years (Yikes!) and still has his hearing. Started in the cold garages of New Hampshire then moved onto University of Miami where he was part of the Music School & the music scene- having the Dixie Dregs as a local bar house band and Lynyrd Skynyrd as his neighbors. Most Recently been playing the Fusion/ Jam scene in NY with Bad Hat.
His Styles are reminiscent of Simon Phillips and Stewart Copeland and digs all styles of music (cept Opera – no drums man!).
Instruments – MusicMan Sterling and Yamaha 4 string basses.
Amplification – Markbass LM2 and Ampeg PF 500 heads. Aguilar GS112 and Trace Elliot 1513 cabinets.
Influences – John Paul Jones, Tony Levin, Geddy Lee, James Jamerson, Dennis Dunaway.
Gary started off like so many other musicians playing cover songs in his high school band. Eventually he began taking an interest in original music and over the years joined several bands where he collaborated in writing, recording and performing. Most notable gig was opening up for Joan Osborne.
Ken has always had a passion for both music and sports since he was a youngster. As a singer -songwriter /vocalist he has sat in as a guest with many bands in the North Jersey-NY area. He was the singer /guitarist with PTM that performed in the early 90s in local clubs and most recently has played with Radio Flyer and the SoulRockers .
In 1998 Ken was selected to attend the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Association song camp as one of the few unpublished writers that were given 1 on 1 instruction by the leading song writers in Nashville.
As a BMI affiliated writer, he currently writes and records his own original material. His crowd engaging demeanor and vocal range allows him to mimic and sound like many of the singers he covers. Ken inspirations include Roy Orbison ,David Ruffin Raoul Malo and Eric Carmen and enjoys blues based rock guitarists like Joe Bonamassa, Danny Gatton and Rick Derringer and R&B artists such as Rascals and J. Geils Band. He is an avid listener to the X-M Underground Garage radio show.
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