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Meet The Band

 

 

Joe Gallo - Keys & Vocals

Giuseppe Gallo (Joe)  – Accordion, Piano, Percussion, Vocals (Italian and American)

Joe began his music carrier when His Father and Mom brought an accordion from Italy when he was 7 years old. Joe’s of course first had to disassembly the accordion to see how it was built and then began Taking Lessons. By age 12 Joe was out performing at public events including Gene Carrol Show Polka Verities and continued to begin Piano and Voice lessons by age 14.

By senior year in high school Joe had formed an all occasion Band with two of his cousins and has been in numerous all occasion and show bands over the last 40 years. Joe and Don Beck the drummer of Fast Lane 20 years ago played in a group called the Blue Nights Band doing all occasion events, and now the Fast Lane Eagles Tribute for the last couple years.

Joe continues to perform with his longtime friends Dennis D’Sapri and Mike Delia in a side project called Good Fellos Show Band, and also doing strolling accordion and playing Baby Grand Piano at different private and public events. Joe also has been performing for various retirement communities playing and singing all the old standards.

 


 

 

Dale - Guitar & Vocals

Dale Doman Electric and Acoustic guitar Vocals

Dale started music carrier over 40 years ago at age 17 with theory in music and harmony.

Played with the Group Outsiders Sonny Geraci around 1985. Was in Heart Soul local Motown band for over 8 years. Dale also played in bands with Joe Gallo Coast 2 Coast and Good Fellos. Dale Doman part in Fast Lane is the Joe Walsh guitar playing. Dale is a guitar virtuoso and his gravely vocals and ability to harmonize is a great attrition to Fast Lane.

 

 


 

 

Carlos Calabrese - Guitar & Vocals

T Carlos Alberto Calabrese Guitarist, Singer, and Songwriter.

Born in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and began playing the guitar after receiving the instrument as a gift from his parents on his 11th birthday. Although he has spent most of his life in the United States, Carlos has never forgotten his musical roots. Throughout the years he has played almost every style of music before settling on his true love, the Spanish guitar. Carlos has performed extensively throughout the country, displaying a strong Latin influence reminiscent of his Argentine heritage. His unique blend of Flamenco, Jazz and Brazilian sound has entertained thousands of people at concerts, private events, restaurants, and coffee houses, and on local and national radio and television. Carlos’s musical influences include Jose Feliciano, Ottmar Liebert, and the Gipsy Kings, to name just a few. Carlos has won the hearts of many fans with his romantic, Latin inspired ballads. His technical prowess and heartfelt lyrics are something to be seen and heard. He is a true musician’s musician. Carlos became interested in a form of flamenco while growing up in Argentina. Carlos’s great-uncles were skilled players of Argentine folk guitar, which is closely related to the flamenco genre. His uncles lived on a working ranch open to the public, and wore the traditional “gaucho” attire when performing their music for patrons. Carlos was intrigued by his uncles’ technique of strumming a nylon string guitar solely with the use of fingers, but it was not until seeing Jose Feliciano perform on television that he became truly fascinated. As an adult, Carlos was inspired to study and perfect his style before finally introducing it to the public. “One never completely masters this music,” says Carlos, always striving to learn more and more.

 


 

 

Don Beck - Drummer & Vocals

Don Beck  – Drums, Vocals & Percussion

Don has been playing the drums and singing ever since his childhood.   Immediately after graduating high school, Don began playing in cover bands, and eventually joined Joe Gallo’s all-occasion band, The Blue Knights.  The band played at weddings, corporate events, and parties, giving Don the foundation for becoming an entertainer, as well as a musician.  The band eventually parted ways and Don continued playing in various cover bands.

 

Don reunited with Joe Gallo in 2012 at a local jam night, where Don also met Buddy Collura.  The three of them collaborated to form FastLane, a tribute to the music of  The Eagles and Joe Walsh.

Some of Don’s musical influences include The Eagles, Joe Walsh, John Cougar, Hall & Oates, and Earth, Wind & Fire.  Don has always appreciated Don Henley’s musical genius, and like Henley, he aspires to be a great singing drummer.

 

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