THE BAND

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Gary Talley

Dave Santos

Rich Jacques

Ron Krasinski

Mike Stewart

 

GARY TALLEY

Legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter originally from Memphis, in 2018 Gary was inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame as a founding member of the Grammy-nominated group The Box Tops who are famous for hits like “The Letter”, and “Cry Like a Baby.” Gary and original founding member, Bill Cunningham, recently reformed The Box Tops to keep their great catalogue of music accessible to the public.

 

In Nashville, Gary has recorded with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Tammy Wynette, Webb Pierce, Billy Joe Royal. He has worked other artists including Dobie Gray, Tracy Nelson, Pam Tillis, Dr. John, Brenda Lee, Tim McGraw, Bill Miller, Bobby Bare, Mac Gayden, Johnny Lee, Stella Parton, Shelly West, Clifford Curry, Earl Gaines, Fish Heads & Rice, Billy C. Farlow, Porter Wagoner, Karen Staley, Dean Dillon, Guy Clark, Paul Craft, Sheb Wooley, Ferlin Husky, and David Lee Murphy.

In Memphis, he has worked with Hank Ballard, rockabilly pioneer Billy Lee Riley, and David Allen Coe. 
Gary has played concert dates with Freda Payne, Tennessee Ernie Ford, John Phillips (of the Mama & Papas), Billy Joe Royal, Pat Boone, and Jimmy Rogers.

RON KRASINSKI

Ron is a versatile musician who came up through the LA studio ranks. He has drummed for Barry Manilow, Seals & Crofts, Sheena Easton, Melissa Manchester, Olivia Newton-John, Leif Garret, the Everly Brothers, Dolly Parton and Dr. Dre.

 

Krasinski is a prolific jingle writer and his compositions have aired on MSNBC, A&E, PBS and Telemundo. His clients have included Toyota, Budweiser, IBM and KFC. You’ve heard Ron’s drumming on Murphy Brown and Family Ties as well as the old Sid & Marty Kroft TV shows. He once played on a session for crooner Pat Boone in the morning and hip hop group N.W.A. in the afternoon. Ron has also appeared in front of the camera in Dolly Parton’s Blue Valley Songbird, Laverne and Shirley and he can be seen drumming on the Sheena Easton videos Sugar Walls and Strut. He made his Broadway debut in the Johnny Cash musical Ring of Fire.

DAVE SANTOS

Dave Santos is a world class musician, primarily known as a touring and recording bassist, but also known as a guitarist and pianist. He has toured and recorded with Billy Joel/Elton John, John Fogerty, Crosby Stills and Nash, The Neville Brothers, Tommy James and The Shondelles, The Rascals, Billy Preston, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Tim Mcgraw , Melissa Ethridge, and many others. Dave is also a respected educator and songwriter/producer.

MIKE STEWART

The Twilight Train bandleader and composer of countless radio jingles, television scores, who has produced or performed on music heard all over the world, He has worked with world famous musicians such as Tommy Roe, Joe South, William Bell (Georgia Hall of Fame Recipient and 2017 Grammy Winner), Buckner Garcia, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Billy Joe Royal, Alicia Bridges, Isaac Hayes, Eddie Floyd, Bertie Higgins, Doug Johnson, and Bill Anderson.  

 

Mike has gold record for playing keys on the 80’s hit, Pac Man Fever as a band member of Buckner and Garcia and recorded the theme to Disney’s Oscar nominated movie, Wreck It Ralph in 2012. Mike owned and operated a recording studio for more than 20 years working in all facets of digital audio and video. He is president and founder of Stewart Internet Solutions Inc., a internet consulting agency and services company located in the Nashville area.

RICH JACQUES

The Train’s front man is a Nashville-based singer and songwriter with years of experience performing for audiences worldwide. A former U.S. Marine and a graduate of Texas Tech University, he performs in Music City regularly at the Nashville City Club downtown, and the Harpeth Hotel in Franklin.

TRACEY DICICCO

Tracey grew up in Michigan singing in talent shows, performing on TV, playing in bands and even singing the National Anthem at sporting events. She moved to Nashville in 2004 where she has cut several demos. She is a member of the Pilots band which performs regularly at Jeff Ruby’s downtown.

Tracey DiCicco