Active Years: 1975 – 1985 in Eugene, Oregon Genre: Blues The band was originally formed in the mid-70’s in Eugene, Oregon as Bill Rhoades Blues Band then later became the Party Kings. Bill moved to Portland in the mid-80’s and continued the Party Kings in a different configuration. Members: Bill Rhoades – harmonica & vocals Rod […]
Here is a list of bands that Nathan Waddell played in.
Eugene’s premiere Salsa band! Active Years: 1987 – 2007 (still perform occasionally) “The 11-piece group has gone through many phases since its formation in 1987 by band leader and lead singer Fernell Lopez and former Lane Community College music students Enrique Rios, Alejandro Gonzalez and David Bender. They began as a Latin-jazz combination band, but […]
Steve Smith came to Eugene from Boulder Colorado. His band quickly became one of Eugene’s most popular and versatile rhythm and blues bands. Steve masterfully combined reggae and jazz fusion guitar with crystal blues vocals – giving the listeners a wide spectrum of musical pleasure. –1988 Eugene Blues Calendar. Genre: R&B Active Years: mid 1980s […]
Soulsations were a popular dance band in Eugene, Oregon in the late 1980s. They released their first 45 record in 1987. Sugar on Top, an original song written by vocalist Teddy Boy Roix. Soulsations grew out of Joe Lewis and Teddy Boy Roix’s band, the Pop Tarts. Genre: Soul Active Years: 1980s Home Base: Eugene, Oregon Members: Rick Markstrom […]
Caracas was a popular Latin Jazz band based in Eugene, Oregon. Active Years: 1979-1984 Original Members Mario Bressanutti Tony Proveaux Randy Deutcher Nathan Waddell Members Mario Bressanutti Paul Schimming (trumpet) Dennis Caffey (Drums) Mark Schneider (bass) Juan Lara (congas ) Curtis (congas ) Sal Figueroa (percussion), Additional musicians who also shared presentations of “Caracas” include: Lynn Baker (sax), […]
Nads (1978-1981) Genre: Underground Rock Home Base: Eugene, Oregon Nad #1 Members: Jon Wallace – Bass, Guitar, Vocals John Barley – Guitar, Bass, Vocals Mark Spangler – Lead Guitar Bob Beisser – Drums Nad #2 Members: John Barley – Guitar (also played in the Xplores) Jon Wallace – Guitar Nathan Waddell – Bass (also played […]