THE FABULOUS 3

a.k.a. The Groove Syndicate

 

BETH DIAMOND - DRUMS

Beth's first band was in a Greensboro, NC band with The Ladies Auxiliary.  They competed in the Piedmont Blues Challenge and took third place.  After leaving Greensboro, she played in Blues After Dark (Cincinnati, OH) and ran the Northern Kentucky blues jam at Lucille's (Latonia, KY).  She has been with the Groove Syndicate since 1995; has toured England twice, played in Italy, Switzerland, and Canada; along with many, many Blues Fests, including The Chicago Blues Fest.     

MARK WAGNER - BASS

Mark brings 35 of years playing blues and jazz/fusion bass in Chicago and Louisville area blues bars, music festivals,  honky-tonks,  and anywhere else blues can be found. He has also played with various local and regional acts; Foree Wells, Richard "Kush" Griffith, Smoketown Red, Dennis Ervin, Sam "Shake" Anderson, The Blues Syndicate, Rogue Gallery, and others.  

JON PLEASANT - KEYBOARDS / VOCALS

Hailing from Nashville, TN., Jon (Reese) is one of the original (Kentucky - Groove Syndicate) members (1996-2001). He was an integral part in our development  sound, and instrumental on the very first CD; ANGEL CHILD. Also, he had a guest appearance on SOMEWHERE SOMEHOW (1999).  Jon has played with numerous top regional acts; Funk Dat, the very successful band Signal, and he had a 9 month stint with national act James Peterson (deceased).  He also fronted his own band JP & The Activators.  Jon brings an arsenal of skills to the band, including killer keyboard skills and soulful vocals.