Jenna Reed is a classically trained vocalist who started singing at a very young age and developed her deep passion for music. At 13 she dedicated herself to studying voice with a private teacher for years. As soon as she was old enough to sign a legal contract she signed a management deal and recorded her first original album titled “Girl In A Hurry.” Wanting to further pursue her love of music she moved to Nashville at 22 where she was fortunate to write songs with Michael Peterson and other extremely talented writers and singers. as well as sing on some of Nashville’s most acclaimed stages including the Ryman Auditorium and the Wild Horse Saloon. After moving back to Washington she was blessed to open for Le Anne Rimes. When she isn’t obsessing over music, Jenna loves to travel, hike, and enjoy other creative pastimes.
Santi is a singer, songwriter, and violinist who hails from Chicago. Her stylistic roots are in Rock, Blues and R&B, but she also has an eclectic love for EDM and Hip Hop. Santi attended high school in the northern suburbs of Chicago, and later attended college at the University of Illinois. During this time she began exploring her love for music at open-mics, school musicals, choruses, and several garage jam-bands. She also developed her work ethic from several diverse jobs outside the music industry including Golf Caddie and Tour Guide in Yellowstone. After years of continued positive feedback from listeners and friends, Santi relocated to Seattle in the Spring of 2017, fully committed to pursue her passion as a live music performer. She is thrilled to be entertaining audiences and living her dream!
Billy D. (aka Wild Bill) is an accomplished Electric Bass and Acoustic Guitar player, with decades of experience in the SF Bay Area music scene. Bill was raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains and served as a Marine Corps Paratrooper right out of High School. His passion for music was inspired by his mother Marcia DeHart, an expert pianist. Starting as a classical guitar player, Bill’s notable instructors include Neil Hogan, Robert Bozina, and Hans Boepple. After enjoying classical guitar, blues, flamenco, and electric rock guitar, Bill discovered his true love, Electric Bass. With power, warmth, and punch, Bill draws Bass influence from greats such as Flee, Stu Hamm, Victor Wooten, Chris Squire, Mark White, and many more. Bill DeHart has played large auditorium venues like the Comic-Con International, small rockin Road Houses, and everything in between. From Funk and R&B to Blues and Boogie, Bill’s philosophy is “It ain’t the notes, it’s how you play em!”
"Sal" Salamone is multi instrumental, playing intense lead guitar, soulful keys, and is also a strong vocalist and backing vocalist. Sal has much top professional experience having played the Casino circuit in multiple bands for the last 12 years. His most recent project ran for over 6 years and played a 350 mile radius around the Seattle Tacoma area. Sal had the honor of being a member of the Japanese Recording Artist, rock band Murasaki, and was a member for several years while he lived in Japan. Sal absolutely loves being on stage and performing to delight his audience.
Ezequiel “Zeke” Rico has been playing drums since he was 6 years old, learning by watching drummers playing gospel music in the greater Los Angeles area. Drumming became his lifelong passion and led to many wonderful musical experiences. He has played in numerous bands in L.A., the Yakima Valley, and has performed at countless Premium Music Venues in the Seattle/Tacoma area including the Emerald Queen, RedWind, GAC, Mill Bay, 12 Tribes, Skagit and other casinos in the Pacific N.W. Zeke plays a wide variety of musical styles and does so with groove and passion. Entertaining his audiences, and putting smiles on their faces, brings joy to his soul!
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