"Soul Funk Dance Party"
Glenn Walters - vocals/ drums
Jeff Tamelier - guitar
Tony Stead - keys
As a founding member of The Hoodoo Rhythm Devils, Glenn Walters toured and performed with some of the major acts of the 70’s, including the Doobie Brothers, Chuck Berry, Steely Dan, Savoy Brown, Uriah Heep, Johnny Winter, The Pointer Sisters and Sammy Hagar.He later performed with Zazu Pitts Memorial Orchestra, released a solo recording and other recordings with members of Tower Of Power, among others.
In 1982, Jeff Tamelier had his first brush with stardom when “Jefferson Starship” vocalist, Mickey Thomas, formed his own band “Little Gadget and the Soulful Twilights” and asked Jeff and several members of “Pacific Brass and Electric” to join. In 1985, Jeff joined “Lydia Pense and Cold Blood,” another popular East Bay band from Bill Graham’s San Francisco label, along with “Tower of Power.” In 1991, Jeff joined “Starship” touring five years with other 80s icon bands, including Cheap Trick, Kansas, REO Speedwagon, Survivor, and Styx.
Tony Stead is a sought after keyboardist, piano player, Hammond B-3 organist, vocalist, producer, and educator. His recent contributions include touring with Sly Stone from 2006-2009. He recorded and toured with Tommy Castro, recording several albums, earning six BMA’s and Band of the Year 2010. He recorded and toured for many years with the Grammy nominated Gospel Hummingbirds. He has played multiple tours with Joe Louis Walker with a recent performance on Conan O’Brien Show, and recently toured with Darlene Love.