Band Members | Cracked Ice
Sax, Vocals, Band Leader
Uptown Horns, Rolling Stones, James Brown (sax solo on “Living in America”), Scissor Sisters, Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers, Howard Tate, Chic, Joe Cocker, Bettye Lavette, GE Smith. Featured saxophonist and Musical Director for “The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC honoring George Carlin and Tina Fey.
Wilson Pickett, David Byrne, Enya, Spyro Gyra, Ben E. King, Jennifer Hudson. . . Susan is one of the most versatile and dynamic singers to emerge on the NYC scene in many years. She brings sophistication to standards, funk and grit to r&b, and kick-ass to rock & roll – and is a superb entertainer who always finds the just the right individual approach to ignite a crowd and keep it going all party long.
The Blues Brothers, Martha Reeves, Solomon Burke, Eddie Floyd, Lionel Richie, Delbert McClinton . . .Bobby is the consummate entertainer with a legendary ability to get a crowd going, along with a unique approach to everything from Sinatra to the Black-Eyed Peas to Stevie Wonder to Van Morrison. In terms of vocal blend, Bobby and Susan have one of the most incredible vocal blends in pop music today.
Ivan Bodley: bass Solomon Burke, Uptown Horns, Gloria Gaynor, Buster Poindexter, Peter Wolf, Sam Moore, the Shirelles, Little Anthony & The Imperials, etc.
Eric Nicolas: guitar, vocals Phoebe Snow, Taylor Dayne, The Beatles Complete on Ukulele (featured artist), Joan Osborne, etc.
John Putnam: guitar Madonna, Southside Johnny, Cher, Shemekia Copeland, “Legally Blond”/“Tommy”/”Memphis” on Broadway, etc.
Jon Herrington: guitar Steely Dan, Boz Skaggs, the Brecker Bros., Madeleine Peyroux, etc.
Charlie Giordano: keyboards Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Pat Benetar, Hall & Oates, Cyndi Lauper, Pavarotti, etc.
Dave Keyes: keyboards Bo Diddley, Gladys Knight, David Johansen, Darlene Love, etc.
Ron Thompson: keyboards Blue Magic, The Main Ingredient, Teddy Pendergrass, etc.
Joe Goretti: drums Moby, Ne-Yo, Joe Louis Walker, etc.
Tony Beard: drums Johnny Winter, Roger Daltrey, Go West, Peter Wolf, etc.
Steve Holley: drums Paul McCartney’s Wings, Elton John, Ian Hunter, Junior Brown, etc.
Brent Carter: vocals Tower of Power, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Regina Belle, Ben E. King, etc.
La-Rita Gaskins: vocals Debbie Harry, Clay Aiken, Vanessa Williams, etc.
Eric Redd: vocals k.d. lang, Coolio, Ani DiFranco, Scissor Sisters, B52s, etc.
Carole Sylvan: vocals Change, Musique, Chic, etc.