Hi Everybody! 5 Songs will be on hiatus for a few weeks, returning after Jack’s The Joke’s OnMe show. If you are in the Sacramento area, we hope to see you there! In the meantime, please peruse our previous 5 Songs episodes, all downloadable!
Dave Seabury is a rock and roll musician/sculptor/painter/photographer who supports his art habit by serving as the Waste Reduction Coordinator (fancy title for federally funded dumpster diver) at the Presidio Trust in San Francisco. A lifelong Bay Area Resident, he currently performs on various instruments with the likes of Psycotic Pineapple, The Chuckleberries, The RaveUps, Dick Bright’s SRO, The Poontang Wranglers, The Presidiots, The Rock and Roll Adventure Kids, The Feztones, and possibly some other bands.
Bob Sarlatte is a comedian (as seen many times on The David Letterman Show), actor (Star Trek IV, EdTV, Flubber) singer (with Butch Whacks and The Glass Packs), and the field announcer for the San Francisco 49ers.
Michael Patrick Moore is a San Francisco area native having grown up on the Peninsula and in The City. Michael is a drummer and vocalist and has worked as a professional musician since 1966. Although he has worked with a variety of bands and has played every kind of music imaginable, Michael is probably best known as drummer and vocalist for the San Francisco Bay Area legends, Butch Whacks and the Glass Packs.
Tom Donald grew up in a musical home in Connecticut, and in his teenage years began to play an old guitar his sister had abandoned. Moving to San Francisco in his early twenties, Tom played guitar, bass and keyboards in various groups while concentrating on writing and producing songs.
For a second act, Tom worked as an ad exec and filmmaker for 30 years. Recently, Tom has returned to his roots and currently writes songs and produces records for a variety of artists.
Al Chan is a seasoned musician who has been the bass player and vocalist with power pop band The Rubinoos for over 30 years.
He is an avid classic monster and sci-fi movie nerd with a huge memorabilia collection.
Al also has an incredible knowledge of rock n’ roll history and trivia.
RIC IVANISEVICH is a guitarist and founding member of Oleander, a Sacramento rock band. Oleander has released 4 records, beginning with February Son in 1999. Their latest album, Something Beautiful, was released in April 2013. Ric is a Sacramento native.
Zack Boles is a voice-over artist, commercial audio producer, and former DJ. He is the owner of Studio Z Recording, Inc. in Sacramento, California and an often-heard voice on radio and television in Northern California and beyond.
Rick Kushman is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist who was a longtime columnist for The Sacramento Bee. He is the wine commentator for Capital Public Radio, Sacramento’s NPR affiliate, as well as a regular guest host for the station’s highest profile show, “Insight.”