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850 and Review / Bio

Swami Otis
Lead singer and harmonica player for: 850 and Revue.
Originally from Connecticut for 42 years he transplanted to Florida in 2002. Recently retired from a prominent business career he is now concentrating on his passion for music. He is a singer and very accomplished harmonica player of 38 years. His credits include stints with the Aint Misbehaving Band, The Drapes of Wrath, Leo Boogie, and the Vagrantz.
Calvin Bush

Lead/rhythm guitarist and BG vocalist for: 850 and Review.
Calvin grew up in Georgia with a guitar literally in his hand. His parents were musical as well as Calvin’s own children. Calvin is a self-taught musician and can play a wide variety of musical styles including Rock’n Roll, Blues, Country and contemporary Gospel music. Calvin has been in: Bonnie Blue; an early 80’s band, Jagged Edge; a mid-80’s band and Due South throughout all of 2000’s plus several other bands. He has also played with another local band called Shugar Kayne. He currently plays for a community outreach band called the Shelter Band along with Johnny Pierce and Swami Otis. Calvin has been a very influential member for this local band with his superb guitar playing and the cornerstone of what a guitarist should sound like in that band.

Johnny Pierce
Bass player and BG vocalist for: 850 and Revue
Johnny Pierce has been a bass player for many years. He began to learn music on the piano when he was 7 and then picked up the guitar when he was 14. Joined a rock band when he was 18, the band needed a bass player. He learned bass. He took vocal lessons and guitar lessons over the years but mostly learned what to do musically from other musicians. He has been in the band Broken Time, Token, The Shelter Band (is a community based program) and has been in various projects that include being a sound engineer at recording studios.
Rock'n Doc Marshall
Drummer for: 850 and Revue
Rock’n Doc’s first job was playing drums on the Ark. Yes, he has been around a long time playing in every type of music known to man. Formerly trained in jazz by leading big band drummers in New York, He has also played in Country/Western shows, and Rock 'n' Roll shows with Alan Freed. 850 And Revue is a unique blend of artists and musical giants. Their music, whether cover or original tunes, explodes from the bandstand with a force heard only from the leading musical acts of the last few decades. Rock’n Doc’s involvement with this innovative group promises to be one of the highlights of his music career.

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General Info

Band Members
Swami Otis: Lead Vov an Harmonica, Calvin Bush: Rhythm and Lead Guitar BG Vox: Johnny Piece: Bass BG Vox, Doc: Drums
Artist Name
850 and Review
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/850andreview
Active Since
07/13
Genres
Rock / Blues

Contact Info

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Manager
Acting manager: Johnny Pierce

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