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• Allyson Schettino: Vocal, Percussion, Saxophone, And Mandolin: Growing up with Band of Gold practicing in the garage definitely left its mark. Allyson sang her first gig with Band of Gold nine years ago at age sixteen and has been a fan favorite and fixture onstage ever since.
Ally’s soulful and heartfelt vocals as well as her gracious manner have earned her many loyal fans that come out time after time to hear her sing. Allyson is a sought after classical vocalist in New York City and has performed throughout Europe.
• Bill Van Alstyne: Keys/Bass, Vocal: Bill joined Band of Gold in 1992 as a substitute drummer. A multi talented musician, He quickly moved over to the keys where he covers the bass and keyboard parts on all Band of Gold material.
Bill is an accomplished ensemble player and crafts a solid foundation for the rest of the band. Bill’s enthusiasm for playing in front of an audience is unmatched. He always delivers a great show.
• Michael Carlito: Drums, Vocal: Michael has been drumming with Band of Gold since 2008. His career has brought him in many different musical directions, Motown, Soul, R&B’s, and of course R&R have always been a part of His playing.
Michael has an interest in East Indian, Middle Eastern, and African and Musical Improvisation. He’s studied East Indian Tabla with Collin Walcott of the famed group Oregon. Michael has played with Grammy winning Cellist David Darling .