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LONG TRAIN RUNNIN'

A TRIBUTE to the DOOBIE BROTHERS

 

Mark Belshaw - sax, guitar, keyboards & vocals

           Harold Martin - bass guitar & vocals

                   Andy Morales - drums, percussion & vocals

                          Dave Petrucci - guitar, bass guitar, keyboards &  vocals

                                  Johnny Reason - guitars, keyboards & vocals

                                          Andy Thrall - drums, percussion & vocals

 

 

This group of outstanding South Bay Musicians have formed a rockin' new band that pays tribute to the music of the Doobie Brothers.

 

With their extensive Bay Area musical backgrounds, these musicians perform songs from the Doobie Brothers' Record Catalog with the live energy of a Doobie Brothers concert.

 

Performance songs include Listen To The Music, Long Train Runnin, Black Water, Takin' It To The Streets and What A Fool Believes.  As you know, the Doobie Brothers' Song Book includes many favorite top hits and outstanding arrangements for a rockin' live concert experience.

 

You have to see this new group from the South Bay

 

LONG TRAIN RUNNIN' ~ A Tribute to the Doobie Brothers  

 

Their live performance will excite you, like a charged up concert by the Doobie Brothers themselves.  LTR's vocals are superb and their guitar work is rockin and precise. With two drummers, three guitarists, keyboards, tenor sax and five vocalists, you are going to love the sounds of this new band.

 

Andy Morales Lead vocals, drums & percussion. Andy is an amazing singer and drummer who has played with members from Santana, Sly And The Family Stone, Malo and many other national acts. He is one of the most sought after musicians in Northern California.

Mark Belshaw Lead vocals, saxophone, guitar, keyboards, flute. Mark has toured all over the U.S. and is a great showman. He's known for his searing sax solos which are often played while he's out in the audience on the dance floor!  Mark is an outstanding musician and performer.

Dave Petrucci Lead vocals, keyboards, guitar. Dave is also a songwriter, a producer and  has toured all over the U.S. . His piano playing is rooted in Gospel and Jazz and can play Blues Guitar with the best in the business.

Johnny Reason Lead vocal and guitar. He too is a much sought after talent throughout Northern California,  Deep experience in live and studio performance give Johnny a professional edge that he has carried with him since his days performing and producing for Fantasy Records with Wayne Henderson!

Harold Martin Bass and vocals, Harold is Rock Solid on the Bass.  His unique sound is the foundation for LTR and is a great talent to have in the band.

Andy Thrall Drums & vocals, Andy has studied with Narada Michael Walden and toured the United States playing a variety of musical styles. Together with Andy Morales on drums, this rhythm section is down right scary. Mr. Thrall's excellent sense of timing and dynamics sets the standard that others can only strive to reach. He's got that Rockin Beat!!  

The Technical Crew

Bob Shea: Audio Engineer. Long Train Runnin' knows the importance of a good sound engineer and has a legendary man in that position, Bob Shea. Bob is a master of mixing live sound and has worked with many of the top bands in Northern California and back East in Boston for over 35 years. Check out KTK Sound Bob's sound company.