Electronic Press Kit
Marilyn James - Vocals
Marilyn James has graced the best stages in Las Vegas for decades. Her musical interpretations, soaring vocals and intoxicating stage presence are not to be missed.
Common Ground is truly blessed to offer our audiences her musical charisma. We know you will find her positively contagious!
Marilyn has performed in numerous Las Vegas production shows such as Enter The Night, Fire & Ice, and Country Tonight . She also performed in and co-produced Ladies Of The 80s and Echoes Of The 60s and is currently in CSN Express (Crosby Stills and Nash) showcasing the singing prowess of Joni Mitchell.
For a true musical journey of diverse styles, come hear and see for yourself the magic of her voice
Annie Lyon - Vocals
Annie hails from Florida and has wowed audiences for her entire life. She now has made Las Vegas her home and Common Ground is honored to have her share her voice, talent and charisma with our audiences. Her vocal range and talent allows her to soar on any rock vocal and has the finesse to touch people's heart on ballads.
Dan Huber - All Saxes
As the producer and musical director of Common Ground, Dan is very focused on the customer experience.
It is imperative the entire offering from Common Ground is world class from the music selection, entertainment value and professionalism.
Dan attended Arizona State University and studied Jazz Performance.
Dan loves R&B, Old Fashioned Rock and Roll, Smooth Jazz and soaring ballads.
Gene Keen- Keys & Vocals
Gene has traveled the world many times over sharing his music. His wizardry on the keyboards is diverse and extraordinary.
His grooves range from Stevie Wonder to a ballad with soaring strings, He is a master at harmonies and loves lettin' loose on vocals that will have you singing along!
Gene creates all the bands charts and leads the way with all the inspiring arrangements
Gene shares his time in Las Vegas and Houston Texas!
Jim Baich - Guitar
Jim and his guitar has been rockin' Las Vegas for many years now! Versatility is a must with the wide range of music Common Ground provides and Jim has the expertise to play it all! Come enjoy Jim's wide ranging grooves, and musical solos. Listen to his guitar “cry and sing” or just follow his boogie down to the dance floor!
Mike Dalaimo - Drums
Originally from Long Island, New York, Las Vegas based drummer “Mike D” has played in original and cover projects for more than 30 years. In the 1980’s, Mike toured and recorded with Notorious, featuring Las Vegas Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist G Guitarist In 2001
Mike has played and recorded with classic rock band Vinyl Vault, played internationally with the Rod Stewart/ Tina Turner tribute act Forever Rod and played with Face to Face, the internationally acclaimed Billy Joel/ Elton John Tribute Act. Mike uses and supports Mapex drums.
Paul Snyder - Bass & Vocals
A native Chicagoan, Paul has been playing bass for more than 40 years. He has lived in Las Vegas since 1992, where he has lent his full and powerful bass tones to many successful groups and acts including The Drifters, Cover Up, Sixties Sensation, Rev It Up and Common Ground in the mid-90's.. Paul’s gifted style and prolific output on the bass serve as major heft to the rhythmic backbone of Common Ground.
Mark Laity - Trumpet
Las Vegas native Mark Laity has been playing trumpet, keyboards, and singing in bands for most of his life. He trained for many years as a classical trumpet player, but his passion for various music types and genres led him to explore alternate styles. These days, Mark plays expertly in just about any music situation – from a rock and roll horn band to a wailing blues band or symphony orchestra, he brings the magic. Highlights from his musical journey include performing in cruise ship orchestras, touring with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, performing at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, and much more.
Greg Saul - Greg ElGigante DelTrombón Saúl
Greg is well known for his BIG sound on the trombone. Originally from the bay area where he cut his teeth playing Salsa. His amazing sound is the foundation of the Barrier Reef Horns here with Common Ground.
Brett Hansen - Audio / Video
Brett provides Common Ground's uncommon sound for their live shows.
As owner and chief engineer at AUDIO ARTS RECORDING & MASTERING, Brett brings his expertise in mixing sound, lighting and video to the live production. Brett has worked with and recorded hundreds of musical groups and artists including B.B. King, Earl Turner, Esteban, and 17 number one billboard chartbuster Kristine W.
Origin: Las Vegas, NV
Genres: POWER SHOW BAND
Years Active: 2017- Present
The show band Common Ground was carefully crafted to provide a diverse and exciting show for audiences of all ages and venues in Las Vegas. From Conventions, Corporate parties, Music Festivals, Private functions, Slot Parties,Casino Lounges and more we bring generations together on the dance floor.
Depending on your needs we understand there are times the entertainment is to complement and support your function and then when the time is right to “raise the roof” with a groove that just won't stop!
3 Talented lead vocalists that blend like Tea and Honey and have true “Vegas style”. Three horns for a R&B sound that will “take you downtown! Bruno Mars, Chicago, Adele, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and everything in between!
We understand we represent your Hotel, Company, Brand, Agency and often personal reputation when we are hired and we never forget that.
Professional, Diverse, Respectful, Entertaining, Fun and full of Groove, that is Common Ground!
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Huber Productions Las Vegas NV
Management / Booking: Dan Huber |