Steve Calabriaʼs bass has propelled him all across the United States, Canada, and
Europe numerous times. He has supported and/or shared the stage with a variety of
artists and blues stylists, Robert Lockwood, Jr., Koko Taylor, Mojo Buford, Paul
Butterfield, John Mayall, and Johnny Winter, to name a few. He has toured with artists
as diverse as Phil Guy, Michael Hill, Freddie Salem, and Lauren Mitchell
The Ohio native crossed paths often with the Jimi Vincent Band while anchoring blues
rock regional favorites Stick People. The chemistry was immediate and Steve began
and continues to lay his trademark deep groove with the Jimi Vincent Band and with
Two Trains Running, an acoustic blues duo with Jimi. Steve plays electric bass, fretless
electric bass, Kala U-Bass, and resonator bass guitar.
Mike started at age 4 playing the accordian, following in the footsteps of two Uncles before him. Playing many national IML competitions and popular TV shows in te early 60's. From there, Mike found the Hammond B3 Organ, and from there forming one of the first Rock n Roll bands of the 60's, "The NyteWatchmen". Since then Mike spent 18 years on the road with numerous acts playing clubs and casinos mastering his skills on the organ. Moving to Ohio, Mike then spent 14 years with the popular classic rock band "DeJavu" thru the 80's and 90's. Now with JVB, Mike says, "I have found the place where I want to be, playing my ass off with The Jimi Vincent Band".
Our Stage plot is very simple. Currently we are four piece. Bass, guitar, Hammond organ and drums.
Jimi - Vocal / Guitar Mesa Boogie w/single 10 / 2 monitors
Dustin - 5 pc. Kit / 4 cymbals / 2 monitors
Steve - Bass / 4-10 cabinet / 1 monitor
Mike - Hammond B3 One Leslie Cabinet / 1 moniter