With driving / smooth as silk vocals of Jeannie Bergsten, the tasty guitar work of Rich Thiel, the clockwork precision drumming of Ralph Santiago, and the keep-it-in-the-pocket grooves of bassist Glen ‘Papa G’ Palermo.
Veterans of the NYC / LI music scene look forward to bringing every style of R&B, Motown and Classic Rock and Roll to Thai Rock for your enjoyment.
Jeannie Bergsten (Vocals): Recorded with many successful bands over the years. Her vocal style is eloquent, gritty and powerful, allowing her to integrate a combination of soulful sweetness in her ballad performances while also delivering a driving vocal for the R&B and rock numbers.
Richard Thiel (Guitar, Vocals): Performed with several locally acclaimed classic rock and blues bands and has performed several times at the International Blues Fest in Memphis. Rich is comfortable in all musical genres from blues to rock to jazz and anything in between.
Glen ‘Papa G’ Palermo (Bass): Performed with many accomplished bands, from jazz to country and southern rock to standards and disco.
Ralph Santiago (Drums): Performed with numerous musical styles and acts that run the gamete from soul, fusion, Latin and jazz to classic rock and disco.
Listen to their music and learn more about The Smoking Gun Band at: www.reverbnation.com/thesmokinggunband