Bart Mendoza 5 a.m., Dec. 8
Johnny Viau: Saxophone | Michael Leisenbach: Flute, Saxophone | Tad Hurst: Trumpet | Ron Knight: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Keyboards, Vocals | John Hunt: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Paul Nowell: Trombone | Lizzee Banks: Percussion, Vocals | Dave Milard: Percussion, Saxophone | Eduardo Sabogal: Drums, Percussion | Rob Prater: Bass guitar | Tom Versen: Drums, Percussion | Roger Friend: Drums, Percussion | Steve Leeds: Saxophone | Mitch Manker: Trombone, Trumpet | Lynn Willard: Keyboards
Sound description: Classic '70s rock and blue-eyed soul, with contemporary world-beat influences.
RIYL: Tower of Power, Santana, Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Buddy Miles, Blood Sweat and Tears, Sons of Champlin
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Inception: La Mesa, 2006
Influences: Joe Cocker, the Beatles, Tower of Power, Chicago, the Blues Brothers, Jack Mack and the Heart Attack, the Commitments, Boz Scaggs, the Mighty Diamonds
VMB! is a 12-player horn band playing classic '70s rock and blue-eyed soul, with contemporary world-beat influences. Members have performed with Dave Pike, Leroy Vinnegar, Ray Charles, Sonny & Cher, Jan & Dean, Boz Scaggs, Melissa Manchester, and more.
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