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Al Owen

Guitar

 

Born to missionaries, Al Owen rebelled through music and singing that rock and roll music his father insisted was demonic. That did not deter him, with guitar in hand he has been playing music for many a decades now.

Former minister of music at his church, he is still active with the music at his church. He is an engineer/producer at Studio G, and a very accomplished guitar player and vocalist.

In addition, Al is also a song writer and has written many songs that have appeared on CD's throughout the US. Al has been privileged enough to play guitar with, both privately and publicly at shows, Dickey Betts, Dan Toler, Rick Derringer, Martin Turner, Larry Crane, Bruce Waibel, as well as many other local musicians.

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Jimmy Delisi  

Guitar

 

Born in Cleveland, OH, Jimmy Delisi started playing guitar at an early age. Being raised in one of Cleveland’s poorest projects, his first instrument was a five dollar guitar he bought from a neighborhood kid. His first “lessons” were various licks learned from the older kids in the neighborhood.

Jimmy has been recorded on countless albums and studio sessions with various instruments including the banjo, bass, mandolin, drums, keys, and, of course, the guitar. His resume is impressive, having played with Kevin Dubrow, Frankie Banali, Killer Bee, Brian Johnson’s Naked Schoolgirls, Saints and Sinners.

He recorded his first record in 1988, and landed his own record deal with Capital Records in 1989, with a band called Julliet.  Also a producer, Jimmy produced Julleit’s come back album in 2002. 

A gifted vocalist, Jimmy is also known for his sharp ear and vivid imagination. Making people happy and helping anyone is need, though, might be one of his greatest attributes. 

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Jeff Stoddard

Bass Guitar

 

Jeff Stoddard is an award winning, classically trained, multi-instrumentalist with over twenty years of experience performing with ensembles across the country. He studied computer science, history, and music theory at Ithaca College in New York, and has taught and conducted music ensembles for children of all ages. 

As a performer he has specialized in musical theater and jazz, performing with the Lake Plains Players theater troupe and the Easy Street Big Band, voted Buffalo's best jazz big band from 2006-2009. 

Jeff is also a talented luthier (a maker of stringed instruments) who has built guitars for musicians across the world, including such well known clients as Todd Rundgren and Randy Bachman. 

When not performing, he enjoys martial arts and swimming. He is supported by his wife, Tracy and their daughter, Kira.

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