|Carmen Cosentino - Guitar / Vocals|
|As a New Jersey kid Carmen Cosentino was a regular attendee of the
Upstage Club in Asbury Park , N.J where he jammed frequently with Bruce
Springsteen, Little Steven, Southside Johnny, and other Jersey rockers.
Carmen gave Tico Torres, drummer for Bon Jovi, his first touring gig
playing drums for the Marvelettes in the late 1970’s. As lead guitarist
and vocalist Carmen has performed with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
members Ronnie Spector, which included a performance at Madison Square
Garden , Johnnie (Johnny B. Goode) Johnson, touring Asia with the late
R&R HOFer with Michael Merritt (Conan O’Brian Show) on bass, as the
Johnnie Johnson Trio, and many more.
He has also accrued fourteen years touring the world as Chubby Checker’s lead guitarist and musical director, eight years with Bill Haley's Comets, and is currently performing as guitarist for 5 time Hall of Fame inductee Shirley Alston Reeves as well as guitarist and vocalist with his own band, Real Rock Drive.
|Frank Yanni - Keyboards|
|Frank Yanni was brought up in a musical household. His father played trumpet in big bands, his mother played organ
and sang in the church choir, and his sister was a concert pianist.
Over the years, Frank has developed an impressive list of notable
bands and people he has played, recorded and toured with including: 1910
Fruitgum Co., TCB, Hotspur, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and The Marvelettes.
Having performed at famous venues such as The Fillmore East, The
Metrapole, The Bottom Line, The Bitter End, The Stanhope House and BB
Kings, he has jammed with many musical greats such
as Steven Stills, Blood Sweat & Tears, Deep Purple, April Wine and MRQ.
|Patrick Carmichael - Drums|
|Patrick Carmichael is the original drummer for Real Rock Drive. Patrick has an extensive array of freelance drumming experiences which includes session work, touring, club dates, and accompanying in a staggering variety of musical genres, here are some notable musical credits: MIdtown Men - Broadway star-studded oldies rock and roll band, The Blue Flower - Off-Broadway theater production, Woody Allen's Dixieland Jazz Band - Traditional Jazz, “Lion King Broadway" - Hit Broadway production, Bill Haley’s Comets - 50’s and 60’s rock and roll, Agua Clara - Andes latin music group, Van Davis - instrumental jazz and fusion, Jann Klose - NY singer/songwriter, Amy Regan - NY singer/songwriter, Moe Holmes - NY Blues artist, The Kin - NY based rock band, and Michael Powers - NY Blues, just to name a few.|
|Alex Stone - Bass|
|Hurricane Bob Alfano - Harmonica|