THE HUMMERS ARE:

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Zarucchi

Vocals, Percussion

 

 

Mary spent her early years enjoying music from the dance floor with a keen ear for what makes people want to dance.  Always enjoying singing along to the music, Mary decided to explore the other side of the stage just a few years ago as a karaoke regular and was “discovered” and asked to sing in a band.  Since then, she has been singing in multiple bands performing primarily in better venues and stages throughout Silicon Valley and beyond, covering all sorts of music including Rock, Pop, Americana, R & B, Soul, and yes…even Country!! Her voice is a blend of Grace Slick, Pat Benatar, with a little bit of Gretchen Wilson and Sheryl Crow thrown in for good measure. Mary also helps cover keyboards and percussion to round out the Hummers sound.  

 

Anna-Becky Redlich

Vocals, Percussion

 

 

Anna-Becky was raised in the capitol of the blues, Memphis, Tennessee. After playing around the local Memphis music scene Anna-Becky set her sights west and moved to LA to pursue singing with a new twist song writing. Along the way she fell in love, got married, moved to San Francisco and decided to raise a family. After more than a decade of absence from music she decided to start a new and join a local favorite "The Hummers" to once again pursue her singing and song writing.

 

Anthony Galli

Drums

 

 

Self-Taught since purchasing his first Pearl drum kit in 1978, Anthony has honed in on his craft by listening to hours and hours of classic and progressive rock, jazz and jazz fusion music, and most important, Funk and Soul music of the 1970'S His style has evolved from a diverse background including, Tower of power, Chicago Transit Authority, Santana and Miles Davis. Anthony's first band experience was in college, touring all the frat houses on the Stanford campus with his dance band "The Feat", which featured much of the popular music of the early 1980's. In 1995, Anthony joined "The Hummers" and has been their regular time keeper since. Anthony likes to leave an impression on audiences and gets the biggest kick out of watching people get out of their seat and have a ball! He is the spark to jump start any party!

 

Bill Schrey

Lead Guitar, Vocals

 

 

Bill Schrey is the newest member of THE HUMMERS. Having played professionally since 1975 and performed well over 4,500 live gigs in that time frame, Bill brings huge credentials and talent to our band! Bill has also had a 20 year studio musician career in S.F. where he has provided background music for TV and Radio commercials, films, books on tape, infomercials, you name it. Bill's crowning achievement during that time was three "Garfield The Cat" specials for TV and then a 6 year run of that show as a Saturday morning cartoon. And on top of being a studio musician, Bill has been teaching guitar at Gelb Music in Redwood City for 42 years! We are proud to have Bill Schrey "shreddin" for the HUMMERS and becoming our musical director.

 

Greg Jones

Electric Bass

 

 

A lifelong musician, Greg is a veteran of Bay Area clubs and studios. He honed his craft playing Blues, R&B, Jazz, and all styles of Rock. At age 16, he performed with Blues great, T-Bone Walker in San Francisco, and once had the opportunity to back the one-and-only, Chuck Berry. Along the way he did stints with singer, Davey Pattison (Montrose, Robin Trower), and multi-instrumentalist and singer, Wayne Ceballos (AUM). Greg has played most major venues in the Bay Area, sharing stages with Tower of Power, It’s a Beautiful Day, Cold Blood, Savoy Brown, John Mayall and ZZ Top, among others. More recently, he recorded five CDs and toured Europe with instrumental rockers, Alien Cowboys, making the Grammy ballot three years running (2005-2007). For the past 8 years, Greg has hosted the Pioneer Saloon Sunday Jam in Woodside, CA. In addition to playing and performing, Greg composes and produces jingles for clients such as Chevrolet, Ford, and Century 21, and is an award-winning writer and director of radio and TV commercials.

 

 

Chris Inglis/p>

Keyboards and Vocals

 

 

The newest member of the THE HUMMERS band, Chris' musical involvement began at age 13, He picked up piano and guitar and Rock n Roll was boss after that. He’s been blessed enough to have played since the 70s in a wide and wonderful combination of venues with a variety of artists including John Lee Hooker, Tim Hockenberry, John Kay as well as other About Record artists. Chris has been a studio staff musician helping artists by arranging and performing demos and video backing tracks in the pre-digital era and by subbing in for hundreds of live performances since then. Most recently, he's recorded backing tracks for the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition’s “Ride” campaign. Chris has played a laundry list of instruments performing most types of music including, reggae, Celtic, even bluegrass gospel in the acclaimed stage show, Smoke on the Mountain. His college band, Jinx, got Sacramento area radio play in 1979-80 with the band’s, “Free Man” and “Maniac on the Loose” cuts while CD Baby singled out “Big Time” on Soul Patch’s 2008 effort, Sooner or Later.