HARLEY FELTON   Trombone / vocals 

 

 

 

 

 

       Harley brings many years of playing experience to FULL TILT, including 8 years of playing and touring with his hometown band "Hot Gossip". He was born and grew up in Johnstown, PA where he started studying piano at the age of 8, trombone at 10, and was in a band playing bass guitar at the age of 12. He continued to play bass guitar in an 8-piece Soul band through high school. After high school, he continued playing trombone and went on to study music in college. After college, he spent some time teaching music in the Richland School District in Johnstown, where he was the assistant band director. There, he was involved with the Marching Band, Jazz Band, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, and the Spring Musical productions as the lighting designer and, played in the pit. He has also performed with the Johnstown Symphony, the Johnstown Youth Symphony, the Reading Buccaneers Drum and Bugle Corps, The Chi-Lites, The Delfonics, and various University groups while attending the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Music Education from IUP and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from UPJ.

 

       Harley is responsible for almost all the exciting horn arrangements for FULL TILT, and is one of the original founders of the band. 

 

 

 


 

DAVE MARKEL   Bass

 

Dave Markel - VIVA - August 2008Dave Markel - 1967 - 17 years old

 

 

       Having toured with the Shondells, Fresh, Wheat, and Side Track, David is one the top bassists in the region. His reputation has been built over years and the solid bass lines he lays down keep enhancing that image.     

 

 


 

GEORGE DAVIS      Lead Vocals

 

 

 

     

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J.R. SENSENIG      Keyboards / vocals

 

 

     

       Gospel roots, and Rock & Roll influences have fueled J.R.'s four decades of live-performance experience. From hotel lounges, to sold-out arenas, he has shared the stage with a wide variety of performers including the biggest names in Gospel music, to Las Vegas entertainers. J.R. has also recorded with, and toured full-time with various Rock, dance, and tribute bands. Now in his 7th year with FULL TILT, J.R. approaches each and every performance with an unbridled enthusiasm.  

   


 


 

 
JAMES FALLS      Guitars / vocals

 

 

 

 

        Hailing from Jackson, Mississippi James discovered his love of guitars at age 12. James is a unique, talented, and versatile musician possessing a mastery of multiple styles of music. Currently based out of Philadelphia, James recently co-founded the highly acclaimed Police tribute band "Demolition Band", and brings an exciting new dimension to the FULL TILT rhythm section.

 

 

  

 


 

 

RYAN WARFEL     Saxophones / vocals 

 

 

 

 

      

        While learning saxophone at age 10, Ryan grew up in Lancaster, PA where he attended McCaskey High School and then on to Millersville University to study music. Over the years, Ryan has performed in bands that have opened up for Craig Bickhardt, Charlie Grace, Bobby Rydell, The Duprees, and Kenny Vance and the Planotones. The tremendous musicians that Ryan has performed with include The First Ladies of Rock and Soul, Byron Stripling, Chris Vadala, Thelonius Monk Jr., The Berks Jazz Orchestra, Wayne Bergeron, Roger Ingram, Sam Reed, Charlie Thomas, Eddie Holman, Larry Hoppen, and Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals.

       Ryan resides in Wilmington, DE with his wife Beth and his daughters Emma and Isabella.

 

         
 

  


 

 

STERLING INGRAM          Drums 

 

 

 

 

       This Harrisburg, PA native has been drumming for 40 years, starting his professional career with the Symphonics, and playing everything from Country, Blues, and Classic Rock to R & B, Soul, and Funk. His influences have included New Birth, Kool & The Gang, Dave Matthews Band, and Rush. Sterling has enjoyed the honor of opening for The Trammps, Surface, War, Vanilla Ice, Doug E. Fresh, and The Sugarhill Gang.

 

 


 

MARC SPINA         Trumpets / vocals

  

 

       Born in Pottsville, PA, Marc was influenced at an early age by the music of Blood Sweat & Tears, Earth Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, and Frank Sinatra, and continued to develop his passion, studying music at Millersville University. A sought-after trumpet player and teacher, Marc enjoys performing regularly in the Pennsylvania and Maryland areas.     

 

 

 


 

 

 

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