Donna Lamoureaux Lead Vocals, Flute
Donna Lamoureaux has been a professional musician for many years with talents in both singing and playing several instruments. Originally from New York, she has traveled the United States singing and playing with Show Groups such as Apple Band, an Atlantic City based Show Group. She performed, among others, tributes to the Andrew Sisters, the Supremes and Aretha Franklin.
Donna relocated to Florida, where she performed at Universal studios with an a’capella group called The Hi Tones , where she continued to develop her musical abilities, Donna was also part of a Show group at Church Street Station in Orlando. She performed music in Tribute to the music from the Big Band Jazz and Swing era, as well as musical shows from the 60s to the 90s.
Donna relocated to Sarasota Florida where she was contracted for a year to sing Jazz at the Ritz Carlton. Now living in Sarasota , she continues to use her talents working with numerous local music groups singing all eras of music . She is known for her extraordinary vocal range, power and clarity, enabling her to sing many different types of musical styles.
Donna also writes her own contemporary Christian music and has finished her first CD called (Only Grace). She is in the process of finishing her second CD.
MARTY BEDNAR - BASS - LEAD AND HARMONY VOCALS
Marty Bednar has been playing bass since 1975. His specialty is….in not specializing in any one style of bass playing but in becoming a player able to fill the bill in almost any bass playing situation or group. He began playing in local band in the mid 70’s and soon fielded the group “Chazz” that traveled playing dance clubs and large party venues in the southeast. His local experience has been extensive with favorite regional bands over the years like Sarasota’s “The Hurricanes”, “The Reason”, “ The Dave Martin Band”, “Jazzology” , “Tropiculture”, “Ultrasound” and he founded the 60’s Music Tribute Band, “Yesterdayze” in 2005.
Marty has played literally thousands of gigs from corporate events, country club and yacht club events, private parties, many, many fairs across the country as well as festivals, regional community events and almost he’s played almost any musical genre you can imagine.
As a band leader, Marty has a talent for finding good players, finding good team members, setting a course for the band in terms of theme and musical genre, organizing the logistics and tasks needed to help make a band a successful and he enjoys the sales and marketing end of the business as well.
The “Paisley Craze” 60’s music anthology band is a labor of love for Marty where so many playing styles are needed in one setting and so, so much great music is available to be played for one audience. Rock, pop, Latin Rock, Blues, Swing, Alt Country are all part of the larger picture of the 60’s music the grew today’s music scene and changed the last 40 years of popular music .
Helping the world have fun through music is Marty’s True Love and he’s dedicated his life to this pursuit!
DAVE MANKES - MULTIPLE KEYBOARDS - GUITAR - LEAD AND HARMONY VOCALS
On keyboards, rhythm guitar, lead vocals, and harmony, is Dave Mankes. Originally from New York City, Dave traveled extensively with Buffalo-based "Big Wheelie and the Hubcaps", a highly-regarded 1950s and 1960s eight-piece show band.
Kenny Crawley, Drums
The most seasoned and experience musician in Paisley Craze, Kenny has spent many years working around the world with bands like Dickey Betts and Great Southern, Floy Joy, Propaganda and was a signed studio musician at Virgin records. Kenny had played thousands of shows on the big stage and we're honored to have him working with us! Strong, seasoned and groovy playing help make him a perfect fit for the band. We couldn't ask for a finer musician to take the drum chair in Paisley Craze!
Bob Deilman - GUITARS & VOCALS
Born in Cleveland sometime during the Eisenhower administration, Bob Dielman has been a full time, professional guitarist since 1970. A fiery approach to playing, Bob never has an off day and attacks every gig as if it was his last! Bob has played across the country and around the globe doing USO tours of the Middle East with top flight bands. In Florida Bob is know as one of the top, hired guns and for good reason. Paisley Craze is the pefect setting for Bob with his love of 60's rock and toll and his blues infused chops cutting into Cream, Stones, Beatles, Kinks, CCR, Strawberry Alarm Clock with equal zeal and enthusiasm! We love him!