Doug Bowers is a multi-instrumentalist musician and song writer who lives in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Doug got his start playing the rough watering holes in coal mining communities around his hometown in West Virginia in the early 70s. His various bands covered the harder rock releases of the day avoiding anything that got regular air play. Doug moved to Florida's Emerald Coast in 1982 and became a music scene regular opting for a repertoire better suited for beach bars and family friendly tourist establishments. Doug plays keys, rhythm guitar, bass guitar and provides much of the lead vocals for Red 423.
Henry Jablonski began music at age 12 starting with piano lessons but, quickly discovered the electric guitar. Having been a military brat of Ft. Walton Beach, he played with the Stage Band at FWBHS adding the bass at 16. After graduation, he relocated to South Florida and was pulled back to playing keys with local bands on into the 80’s. Playing an eclectic mix of musical styles, such as funk, pop and progressive rock. Upon returning to the Ft. Walton Beach area in 2005 he performed in local venues with another musician as a duo playing bass, keyboards and vocals. He now provides the low-end backbone for Red 423 rounding out with keyboard, lead and backing vocals for the band.
Mitch Rall is an accomplished drummer, singer, and guitarist. Mitch has played extensively throughout Florida for bands covering genres from country to metal. Mitch comes to Red 423 with a solid studio background recording both covers and original solo material playing all instruments and singing all the parts. A “musical drummer”, Mitch sings lead and backing vocals while bringing tasty chops and solid feel to anchor Red 423 setting the groove for the Classic Rock helpings served up by the 4-piece band.
Chuck Tidwell has been in love with the guitar since the age of 8, when a Yamaha acoustic from his dad launched a lifelong passion. Growing up in the Muscle Shoals, Alabama area, Chuck’s early work was deeply steeped in Rhythm and Blues and Southern Rock. Following a stint with the touring band, Free Flight, Chuck returned to his home town and with a growing reputation, was recruited by the elite musical elements in Muscle Shoals to establish a house band for a 1000 seat club, replacing multi-platinum country artists Shenandoah when they departed the area in support of their first album. Relocating to the emerald Coast, Chuck provides his signature soaring lead guitar for Red 423.