Some of the Hudson Valley’s finest musicians bring you the best songs of the late period albums by the Beatles.
Joey Eppard: Vocals & Guitar
Joey is one of the best vocalists in the Hudson Valley and is a well known recording artist and songwriter. In addition to his solo work, he is the lead vocalist and guitarist for the experimental/progressive rock band, “3.” Aside from performing solo, Joey also lends his powerful vocal range and presence to a wide assortment of bands including the Steely Dan tribute band “Reeling In The Years” and “Paper Sun.”
Leslie Ritter: Vocals
Leslie is an accomplished vocalist and songwriter whose earthy, evocative voice has been praised by fans and critics alike. Along with former singing partner Amy Fradon, their song “Take Me Home” placed two singles on the Billboard charts. Leslie later spent many years performing with partner Scott Petito, together they recorded three highly acclaimed CDs. Leslie is a well respected session singer who has appeared on recordings with many artists including Dr. John, Rick Danko, Livingston Taylor and was recently featured on The Avalances’ number 1 album “Wildflower.”
Scott Petito: Bass & Music Director
Scott is an award winning composer, producer and engineer. He is a gifted bassist and multi-instrumentalist who has performed on hundreds of recordings in many musical styles. Along with being a long-term member of “The Fugs,” Scott has become particularly well known for his work in the folk and jazz genres, working with such musicians as James Taylor, Pete Seeger, The Band, Jack DeJohnette, Don Byron, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, John Scofield and hundreds of other leading musicians in jazz and popular music. Scott has recently released a highly anticipated and very well received new jazz CD titled “Rainbow Gravity.”
Jeff Mercel: Drums & Percussion
Jeff is a multi-instrumentalist and composer. Jeff was a member of the band “Mercury Rev” for many years, which is when he got his first opportunity to write for picture, composing and producing original scores. Jeff recently released his first full length, solo release, “Lunescapes Volume One.” Jeff is an active session musician and current member of Miracle Whips and the improvisational group known as “Ultraam.” Jeff has also been appointed as the National Director of Music for O+, a national non-profit,
based in Kingston, NY that works to provide musicians and visual artists with access to health care.
Will Bryant: Keyboards
Will Bryant is a recording artist, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, known for his nimble tenor voice, his fluency with arrangement, his versatility and skill as a keyboardist, and his work in the harmonious genre-bending trio ‘The Restless Age.’ Born into a musical family in Austin, TX, Bryant was fostered in an environment of musical appreciation and innovation. After moving to Woodstock, NY, Bryant found success as a touring musician, performing and collaborating with artists like Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), The Lemonheads, Gene Ween (Ween), Kate Pierson (The B-52s)
and Bill Payne (Little Feat), along with a great many others from New York state and beyond.
Adam Widoff: Guitar
Adam is a talented multi-instrumentalist who can be found playing guitar with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely and with P-Funk veterans Clip Payne, Lige Cury and Gary Shider in a vicious unit called “Drugs”. He has studied indian music extensively and was a student of sitar master Ustad Jamaluddin Bhartiya. Adam has spent time as the guitarist Lenny Kravitz during the ‘Let Love Rule’ era. Other credits include Memorial Garage, Karl Denson, Mercury Rev, Marc Copely, David Torn and many live and studio appearances.
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