There are many years of experience among all the members of Jampagne all are top notch instrumentalists and vocalists.
We want to know you and we want you to have fun whenever you come out and see Jampagne.
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Joe Pernick: Vocals/Trumpet
Infinity, Touch of Brass, Gibbons Brothers, Santa Fe
Joe has sang for over 30 years toured the Midwest and played with several national acts such as Lou Rawls and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Locally Joe has played most every venue in NW Indiana with several bands over the last 4 decades. Joe started his music career at 10 years old and was influenced by Maynard Ferguson and his amazing trumpet career.
Mimi De St. Jean: Vocals/Keyboards
Bands No Sentz, Tumblin Dice. She recorded a 2nd CD for Dan Beaver and his Dam Blues Band it is called Ain't No Shame singing the song Hole in the Wall. Mimi sang for 4 years in the choir at Andrean HS. Didn't sing in local bands til she was 45 years old. Mimi has also performed acoustic performances with different NW Indiana musicians/bands
Brian "Bronko" Trapp:
Known by many as Bronko, Region bassist Brian Trapp has been honing his skills over the last 20 years by playing with bands from a wide variety of musical genres. Be it hard hitting Metal and Alternative Rock with local legends Orchestrated Chaos, eclectic selections with Joliet band St. Jupiter, or crowd favorite Classic Rock covers with groups like Bootleg Vinyl, Sticky Scissors, or Beat Freddy; Bronko always brings the funk.
Dan Heinz :
Danny has been playing the drums for over 35 years now and was educated between two different drum teachers. He has played with several local bands throughout the Northwest Indiana region. Dan also has recorded for Ashley and Simpson's Off To Here Land folk album which made it to #7 on the folk art charts. Dan's love for many style of music has made him a well rounded player.
KeyboardsKevin began playing keyboards at the end of the combo organ era in the early 70s very quickly trading his combo organ in for a Hammond M3 (custom modified by M&S Organ in Chicago) and a 760 Leslie. He played the Chicago club circuit with many talented musicians and bands for many years into the early 80s. Although scaling back in the 80s, Kevin has continually remained active in the Chicago and NWI region playing with many talented musicians and bands throughout the years for various events and clubs. Kevin is partial to adding that Hammond Sound often heard in music performed by Steve Winwood, Greg Allman, Brian Auger, Santana, and in all the great Blues numbers.