The Band

 
Greg Diamond as Neil Diamond.  Greg is an accomplished musician and singer and has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years performing on stages both nationally and internationally including Europe, Central America, and the Caribbean.  His experiences include Resorts, Cruise Ships, Casinos, Public and Corporate events.  Greg says his mom, a huge Neil Diamond fan, was the inspiration for the show.  "I pass everything by her for her "Diamond" stamp of approval." Much like Neil Diamond, Greg has a thing for attention to detail.  He's got his hands in everything from stage design, lighting, musical arrangements, web design, t-shirts, you name it.  "I am lucky to be surrounded by such a great team of people; musicians, crew, and fans.  They are all great and inspire me to keep pushing the envelope to make a better and better show.  I thank you all."
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Craig Travis - Electric & Acoustic guitars, Backing Vocals.  Craig is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, drums) and comes from a musical family (see Rick Travis below).  He has performed in many musical projects for Valley Youth Theater's orchestra at The Herberger Theater in Phoenix, AZ in productions of Annie, Aida, and Grease.
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Richard "Buc" Roberts - Piano.  Buc is a multi-instrumentalist and performs in several projects including other Tribute shows and original material.  He is also an experienced pilot for a major airline.
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Rick Travis - Bass, Backing Vocals.  Raised in Tucson, Rick has been a professional Bassist since 1978, playing throughout the Southwest, West Coast and Hawaii. A multi-instrumentalist/writer/vocalist, he has performed on or produced many albums/recordings since 1982 and has extensive touring experience with several national level acts such as Pat Travers, Rick Derringer, Krokus, Gary Moore. With several years of Hollywood/Sunset Strip work in between, he was best known as the Bassist for the popular 80's-90's rock act Roc Lochner from 1984-1997.
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Dave Schreck - Drums, percussion.  Dave is an accomplished drummer and percussionist who grew up in Milwaukee, WI, and has been a respected professional musician and drum instructor based in the the Phoenix, AZ area for over 20 years.   In his career, Dave has been fortunate to play with the likes of Alice Cooper, Meatloaf, Ray Parker, Jr., and Harry Luge and Haywire.
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Cathie King Habeeb - Violin/String Section leader.  Cathie began violin after seeing her older sister play for the first time.  Although classically trained, she has had the great opportunity to expand her musical performance genres to country and even rock.  She has performed for various symphonies throughout the valley and currently performs with an accomplished string quartet and several bands in the Phoenix area.
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Cathie Therese Cudmore - Cello.  Therese has been playing cello for 15 years. She performs with the Symphony of the Southwest, the Encore Quartet, and the genre bending trio, Triad. 
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Michele Oh - Backing Vocals, Percussion.  Michele has spent the past 15 years singing extensively as a soprano and vocal performer. A native of Maryland, Michele studied performance at Westminster Choir College and has performed in venues like Lincoln Center, Phoenix Symphony Hall, and Carnegie Hall. More recently, Michele has been a featured artist with groups such as the Chris Parker Project, the Chris Finet Trio, the Nick Manson Trio, the Walkens, and has also collaborated with pianist William Joseph in a benefit production for the Jason Schechterle Scholarship Ball.  She resides in Scottsdale with her husband and family.
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Pedro Rocha - Backing Vocals.  Pedro has worked as a lead singer in many bands in Arizona including Marty McFly, Chris Parker Project, Nashville Gold, and Hillbilly Deluxe.  Pedro has done extensive touring throughout the southwest and Texas and has an impressive 5 octave singing range.
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