"We are coming out strong for 2017 -- new beginnings for Journey Revisited -- we raise the bar for another year as Team JR rocks you," says Jeff Salado. "As the new members of JR get settled in, we will fine-tune what will be the most authentic-sounding and visually appealing Journey tribute ever."
Here's the one, the only Journey Revisited...rocking you in 2017!
Jeff Salado - Lead Vocals - Founder and creator of Journey Revisited, Jeff has the ability to draw people of all walks of life, ages and cultures together through music. With his unique tone and impressive multi-octave range, as well as his incredible stage presence, Jeff makes each show memorable. He is inspired by such artists as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Bee Gees, Geoff Tate, Sam Cooke and the Beach Boys, all for their songwriting abilities, but most of all, "The Voice," Steve Perry, for his soulful range, smooth, unique style, tone and delivery.
Jeff has performed in various original and cover bands since 1986. With this new breed of incredible musicians alongside him and sold-out performances under his belt, Jeff and Journey Revisited strive for a high quality, concert-level performance each and every time for the fans -- honoring one of the greatest rock bands of all time.
Read our interview with Jeff about his process of channeling Steve Perry for Journey Revisited.
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Michael Klooster - Keyboards - Stockton, CA native Mike Klooster is a keyboard player, music composer, and a producer/recording engineer. Fans may know him best for his work on the keys with Smash Mouth, the popular party rock group formed in 1994. Five of the group's songs hit the top 30, including "Walking on the Sun" (No. 2 in 1997) and "All Star" (No. 4 in 1999). And at the movies, you heard Smash Mouth on four soundtracks, including its version of Neil Diamond's "I'm A Believer" in 2001's "Shrek."
In addition, Michael is also an actor and composer, known for Rat Race (2001), Oliver, Stoned. (2014) and Big Morning Buzz Live (2011).
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Jay Gore - Lead Guitar - Jay Gore first picked up the guitar at the age of 8. Today he is a leading guitarist and in-demand session player in Los Angeles.
For ten years you saw, Jay, performing next to saxophone great, Mindi Abair. Jay has toured the world, sharing the stage, with artists as diverse as Hilary Duff, Lauryn Hill, Michael McDonald, Michael Bolton, Don Felder (The Eagles), Ray Parker Jr., The Pointer Sisters, David Pack, Keb’ Mo, Warren Hill, Paul Brown, Marcus Miller, Christopher Cross, Bill Champlin, Debby Ryan (Disney), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Chris Botti, Sheila E, Michael Lington, Lalah Hathaway, Peter White, Dave Koz, Brian Culbertson, Rick Braun, Jeffrey Osborne, Kirk Whalum, Keiko Matsui, Eddie Money, Seal, Glenn Hughes, Boz Scaggs, Edgar Winter.
You can also hear some of the music, Jay, has written and produced for hit TV shows, such as: 90210, Miami Ink, American Dad, E.R., Party of Five and others. Jay, has recorded with the likes of Michael McDonald, Dave Koz, Sly Stone, Anna Vissi (Greek Superstar), Kimberly Caldwell, Constantine Maroulis (American Idol, Rock of Ages), Stephen Bishop, The Veronicas, Jordis Unga (Rock Star INXS), Siedah Garrett, Tyler Hilton, Scott Grimes, Paul Brown, Evan Frankfort, Mark Needham, Tom Fletcher, Greg Ladanyi, Ross Hogarth, Noah Shain, The Matrix, Edgar Winter, Byron Gallimore, Kristine W, Jamie Green, Mike Porcaro, Steve Porcaro, David Paich and Robin DiMaggio.
In September of 2012, Jay released his first CD entitled, Identity. It is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Fanattac, and Spotify.
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Ben White - Bass - Playing and recording with locals and legends alike, Ben has established himself as a versatile, reliable, tasteful, and in-demand sideman, bringing both electric and upright chops to the table, and adding his vocal abilities to the mix. Not just a sideman, though, he has also developed a truly unique voice on his instrument, which sets him apart in his improvisation, soloing, and composition.
He's shared stages with such luminaries as Steve Lukather, David Paitch, Rafael Moreira, Bruce Kulick, Ricky Lawson, Mindi Abair, Marc Antoine, Peter White, Karen Briggs, American Idol Finalist Olivia Rox, and Warren Hill, and recorded with Shooter Jennings, Josh Kelley, Jessie Colter, Suge Knight, and Sophie B. Hawkins, among many others.
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Ron Manaog - Drums - Ron started studying drums and piano at the age of 8. He continued his musical education at California State University Northridge, obtaining a Bachelor of Music Degree in Percussion Performance and Studio Music, as well as attending both the Berklee College of Music and the Musician's Institute via scholarship. He is also the recipient of the Buddy Rich Memorial Scholarship Award.
Ron has performed and/or recorded with many artists and groups in almost every genre such as jazz big-band legend Artie Shaw, The Louie Bellson Orchestra, composer Lalo Schifrin, Junior Mance, Robben Ford, The Clare Fischer Big Band, Billy Preston, Thelma Houston, Billy Davis and Marilyn McCoo of the 5th Dimension, Ray Parker Jr., Deniece Williams, saxophonist Ronnie Laws and Melba Moore, as well as Bonnie Raitt, Garth Brooks, Seal, Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers, The Used, Greg Kurstin, David Pack of Ambrosia, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Maia Sharp, Shoshana Bean, Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Gibson, John Tesh, Fred Travalena, Tony Danza, Lindsay Price, Venice and Jordan Zevon.
Ron is a member of the Alternative Rock group "SVB", who made their television debut on "Marie" (Marie Osmond's show on The Hallmark Channel). His other television appearances include "That 70's Show" and "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno (performing with Garth Brooks).
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