Band Member Bio's

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KEVIN MCKAY - Lead Vocals

Kevin, a local Everett talent, has entertained for over 30 years as an Actor, Singer, and Drummer/Percussionist as well as an accomplished Guitarist.  Along with Bell Bottom Blues Kevin is also the lead Male Vocalist for a popular Seattle Classic Rock / Dance Band, TRIPLE SHOT.  

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SCOTT DONALDSON - Lead Guitar

 Seattle native with over 25 years performing in the Pacific NW. He has  performed with Robert Guererro’s “ART OF WAR”, and the Rock band “AKA”. He also did a 5 year stint in Northern CA with the ROCKIN' EESH band. Scott has performed at numerous events and theaters in the Western Region opening for National acts like Tesla and Quiet Riot.  Scott also plays currently with FEELIN’ ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute). 

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DEE LAWLESS - Vocals, Sax, Flute

 

Originally from Seattle,  Dee is a Vocalist, Saxophonist, and Flutist;  lighting up the stage with a powerful performance style and incredible  voice.  She has wowed international audiences in Japan, Thailand, Korea, Guam,  Philippines, Greece, Spain, Italy, Canada, and the United States. Dee  has opened for bands such as "THE AVERAGE WHITE BAND" and has been a backup singer for "PAUL ROGERS BAND."  Dee also plays currently with DIVINE GROOVE BAND,  FEELIN' ALRIGHT(Joe Cocker Tribute), THE ONLY ONE (Melissa Etheridge Tribute),  and SERIOUSLY FOLKS (Joe Walsh Tribute). She has played in other local bands including TRIPLE SHOT, PENGUINS, EXPERTEASE, DENISE ROGERS BAND, and CHASE

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GEOFF SADDLER - Drums

 Formerly performed on MTV back in the day with WIDOW Geoff was also drummer for the MoFo and BRO and the NICHOLAS RUSSEL BAND.  Currently, Geoff plays for EVO FLOYD (Pink Floyd Tribute) and FEELIN' ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute).  Geoff brings our strength in meat and potatoes, in-the-pocket percussion.

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RICK ERICSON - Guitar

With decades of experience performing, Rick is an accomplished musician  and has provided guitar tech skills to both NW and national acts.   He's a tone freak and, while he can impress with his soloing  abilities, is very comfortable providing the perfect background  for vocal/pop.  A seasoned guitarist who previously played with HEART and a number of high-profile Artists throughout the years as well as local popular groups such as the  the PENGUINS, DANA OSBORN BAND and the JET CITY PLAYERS.  .  Rick has also been performing at a Festivals and Theaters across the Northwest, including the Historic Everett Theater, TASTE OF TACOMA and BITE OF SEATTLE.  Rick is a member of a number of Tribute bands such as AMERICAN VINYL (70's Show band), REAR VIEW MIRROR (60's Tribute), and FEELIN' ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute). 

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JIM SAVERY - Bass

Originally from Boston/East Coast conservatory-trained Trumpet player, member of USAF Band touring internationally as Trumpeter (concert & marching bands) & Bassist (stage and rock bands).  Since 1986 played Bass locally with KARLA CRUZ, THE LUXURY, and MOJO CIRCUS.  Opened for national acts Robin Trower, Pat Travers, and Mountain.  Served as Musical Director and Bassist for theater productions of Grease and Jesus Christ Superstar. Currently also playing with  FEELIN' ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute) 

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VALERIE HUDSON - Vocals

A talented vocalist who has been performing at a number of public Northwest events that include the TASTE OF TACOMA and BITE OF SEATTLE for multiple years in a row with great Tribute Bands such as AMERICAN VINYL (70's Show band), REAR VIEW MIRROR (60's Tribute), and FEELIN' ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute).

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JOHN PAREDES - Keyboards

Classically-trained with composition work in Pop and Film/TV scoring, John brings a breadth of talent and  musical knowledge to this band as the Musical Director.  Originally from Los Angeles, John started his first band in the Northwest in 2008 and since been pulled on for over a dozen bands including PETTY THIEF (Tom Petty Tribute), REAR VIEW MIRROR (60's Tribute, AMERICAN FOOL (John Mellencamp Tribute), NEIL YOUNGS AND THE HARVEST MOON BAND, AMERICAN VINYL (70's Show band), RECKLESS (Bryan Adams Tribute), and FEELIN' ALRIGHT (Joe Cocker Tribute).  In addition to the above John is also plays with CREME TANGERINE & FREE RAIN as their backup Keyboardist.