You've waited way too long for this! East Wind Band brings old-school Funk, R&B and Rock into the 21st Century the way it's supposed to feel-- BETTER THAN YOU REMEMBER!
East Wind Band is comprised of highly-talented musicians and vocalists from bands based in the Sacramento Valley/Bay Area during the 60's and 70's. These bands, East Wind Band, Hiroshima, Sparrow, and Slippery When Wet, have performed in nearly every size venue imaginable from backyard barbecues to nightclubs to concerts at local auditoriums such as the Eastern Star Temple and UCDavis' Freeborn Hall with recording artists such as the Dramatics, Bloodstone, Redwing, the American Trucking Company and many others. Some of our former members are currently performing with Kool & the Gang, the Steve Miller Band and Diana Ross.
Our line-up :
Barbara Long- lead vocals, percussion
Buddy Davis- lead vocals, keyboard
Tim Ragan- trumpet/vocals
Les Chinn- saxes
Baldwin Wong- trumpet/flugelbone/flute/vocalsDave Karacozoff- keyboards/vocals
Glen Wada- guitar
Darrell Joe- drums, percussion
Selwyn Jones- percussion/vocals
Marty Leong- bass/vocals
Whatever your reason for celebrating (community festival, reception, anniversary, reunion, new product introduction, grand opening celebration, your latest corporate function, or personal win) we'll liven it up! Please contact us or a WeddingWire professional agent with all your engagement details for current availability & pricing. Thanks for your consideration, and go ahead-- let us unleash "Da Funk" that your event deserves!