George Merrill, Gary Grubb, Scott O'Brien, Larry Potts. Practicing at Petaluma Coffee Company. Oct 2006.
Petaluma Rivertown Band
Larry Potts acoustic guitar, lead vocals: award-winning singer/songwriter, source of most songs performed by the band.
George Merrill keyboards, b/g vocals: hit songwriter including Whitney Houston's multi-platninum hits "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and "How Will I Know" and huge international hit "Waiting for a Star to Fall" (Boy Meets Girl).
Scott O'Brien singer/songwriter: acoustic guitar, fiddle, and mandolin,b/g & lead vocals, an accomplished poet as well. The band covers Scott's songs as well.
Gary Grubb lead electric and acoustic guitar,
dobrough, pedal steel guitar, b/g vocals: Gary was lead guitar player and leader of the band at the Saddle Rack in San Jose for many years and toured with his own band, "Country Rush". Gary's in high demand for many musicians and groups in the North Bay Area.
Steve DellaMaggiora (not pictured here) accordian, keyboards, guitar,
b/g vocals: multi-instrumentalist Steve is also a singer/songwriter with great insight and super wit. Highly sought after, he plays often with many local bands.
Karl Forsythe drums, percussion (not pictured here): Karl lived many years in Alaska before relocating to Sonoma County and has played professionally since the age of 12. He's a master of multiple styles and a welcome addition to any music format.