Max, Vice President/Music Director, an accomplished bandleader and bassist, has performed throughout the US and Canada.
Bandleader of Musicmakers, he works local and regional venues & private functions and performs with the R&B Preservation Hall Band.
He has been instrumental in developing, promoting and expanding musical venues for RIRBPS and taught Master Classes in Bass at the Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (TAPA) in Providence.
Tom, Instruments for Children Program Director, plays blues guitar in many local RI venues. He also gives private lessons in guitar and bass and has been instrumental in growing the Instruments Program throughout RI.
Through his leadership the Instruments Program has donated over 250 instruments this year to young musicians at local area schools. He also coordinates obtaining the instruments from the donor, having them serviced and cleaned and lining up local schools systems that have students in need of a muscial instrument.
Paul, Board Member, is a local guitarist, vocalist and successful guitar instructor, He is know for his blues, jazz, R&B and gospel and performs at many local venues.
He also has theatrical and acting experience, is a solo perforning artist and is the Guitarist for “Steppin Out featuring New Image”, RPM Voices of RI, Vocalist/Guitarist of Sweet P Blues Band and guitarist with Lois Vaughn Jazz Band and Music Coordinator at the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative.
Randy Ashe, Saxophone, Vocals, 401.480.2270
Becky Bass, Vocalist, email@example.com
Tom Colantonio, Electric Bass, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof Ed Coates, Saxophone, Hammond Organ, email@example.com, 727.645.6604
Lonnie Gasperini, Organ, 646.773.3535 firstname.lastname@example.org,
Arthur Hazard, Baritone Sax, email@example.com
Dave Keller, Band Leader, Guitar, Dkeller9@myfairpoint.net, 802.229.2737
Hakim Law, Piano, vocals, firstname.lastname@example.org, 857.719.6891
Wayne Manning, Electric Bass, Soul Unit, 508.840. 6574, ww.thesoulunit.com.
Phil Pegg, Guitar, Vocals, email@example.com, 401.639.9343
Clarice Smith, Vocals, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gina Wesley, Dreamcatcher, Band Leader, Vocals, email@example.com, 401.419.6480
Max Whiting, Band Leader, Bassist, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617.539.3951
Dick Willner, Band leader, guitar, vocals, email@example.com, 401.821.1810I
The Preservation Hall Band of the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society is available for all your musical needs. We perform at Festivals, Concerts, Events, Celebration, Tributes and more
Contact Music Director Max Whiting for details 617.539.3951
Tish Adams Jazz Trio
Meanwhile, on the radio... Join Tish for her "VOCALISTS & LOCALISTS" show, Thursday mornings, 8-10 AM, 90.3 FM, WRIU Kingston...a COMMERCIAL-FREE broadcast service from the University of Rhode Island, staffed by VOLUNTEERS!!!
EVERY WEDNESDAY, Caribbean Soul Duo featuring Becky Bass & Jhony Keys, 6-9 PM. Rooftop, Providence G (Restaurant/Bar), 100 Dorrance St, Providence RI, No cover, Complimentary Valet Parking
Saturday, August 17, The Joint, 9-12:30PM, 1150 Oaklawn Avenue, Cranston RI, Rockin Blues.
August 24, McT's Tavern, 8:30-12:00, 940 Mendon Road, Cumberland RI.
Monday, November 4, 11-12:30AM. Marblehead Jewish Community Center, Marblehead, MA.
Sunday, November 17, 11-3PM, Darryl's Corner Bar & Bistro, 604 Columbus Avenue, Boston.
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