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BARRY LEBIN - bass guitar
Barry has been with the band for 15 years and is married to the perfect woman (Barry is married to Kim & Gary’s daughter!) Barry lives in Greensburg where his commitment to the band equals his commitment to his family! His solid bass playing is the foundation of every song and Barry says he truly enjoys every Warriors Rck concert!
BILL HOLT - saxophone
Bill "Saxyjaws" Holt has been with the band for almost six years and gets satisfaction performing the Warriors Rock Concerts for our veterans and their families! Bill is an Air Force Veteran who lives in Pgh and while stationed in Japan at Yakota Air Base, performed in Tokyo and other cities with various rock/jazz bands. Bill reminds everyone to "Aim High".
CRAIG DAVIS - keyboards
Keyboardist Craig Davis has been a part of Gary’s studio e team for 3 years now- and Craig believes this band to be the best professional production band in the country. "Not only does the band absolutely crush every song, they can perform any song in any style, from Sinatra to Bruno Mars! .... And they're good people too!" He is currently on the piano faculty of Point Park University. Craig received a huge compliment from Tony Bennett in 2010 when the legendary singer told a NYC audience "This is the best pianist I've ever heard." Craig loves the tribute concert to our Veterans and looks forward to many, many more!
Gary Racan & the studio e band Biographies
Shaun is the bands trumpet player (and sometimes adds his voice on a song or two!) and was also a veteran having served with the Air Force and he played in the Air Force band! Needless to say, Shaun has a place in his heart for the Warriors Rock concerts! Shaun is from Pittsburgh, where he serves as a Pastor! (Thank you for your service Shaun!)
TWAN MOORE - vocalist
Twan joined Warriors Rock earlier this year as one of our vocalists. He has also made past appearances with the studio e band at private functions. Twan has a very seductive sultry voice that puts audiences over the moon and asking for more!
HERBERT HILL- trombone
Herb is the trombone player, who also adds his vocals for a song or 2! Herb truly enjoys all the shows Gary & studio e band do- but LOVES the WR concerts- where he says every concert just renews your patriotism! He is a transplant to Pittsburgh, having moved there from Charlotte, NC
LESLIE "BABE" WILSON - vocalist
Babe has been a vocalist with Gary & the band for 5 years now. Gary and Babe actually go back to their early years, knowing and singing together since High School at Mt Pleasant! Babe adds his soulful voice to the stage and says he LOVES performing for the great audiences at the concerts!
JOHN PARRENDO - fiddle
John Parrendo is a Professional country rock violinist, with a classical background and has toured with Blackhawk (2002-04) & Chris Cagle (2006-09). John has either backed up, or jammed with: Charlie Daniels, Brad Paisley, Eddy Arnold, The Outlaws, Ray Price, Tracy Byrd, Matraca Berg, Travis Tritt, Wayne Hart, Ronnie Milsap, Dusty Drake, Andy Gibson, Irene Kelley, Johnny Rodriguez, Billy Greer of Kansas, Pam Tillis, Wayne Newton & Bobby Vinton. John loves performing with Gary & studio e band- esp at the WARRIORS ROCK concerts!
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MARK SMITH - drummer
Mark is from Charleroi and been a member of the band for 12 years. He has been playing in bands since he was in high school and says he LOVES playing for the Veterans! Mark teaches drum, passing on is talents to the youth of today! Mark's children & grandchildren also are a major part of his life!
MARIA MAUTI DRAKE - vocalist
Maria has been with studio e for 2 years and is from Pittsburgh. She also has a great passion for performing and especially enjoys performing in concert with Warriors Rock concerts. She shares with us how she "loves to meet and sing for the Veterans at every show!"
Bob "Crafty" Crafton - steel guitar
You can see Crafty playing on many of the country stages in the tri state area...and his steel guitar is a big compliment to the sounds of the band!