Who's Who Featuring:


Alex Evans


Alex Evans of the Who's Who Band

 

Bass Guitar, Vocals

Alex D. Evans has been a professional bassist/musician for over 20 years. Starting on the trombone at an early age, he soon gravitated towards the bass guitar. Heavily influenced by Paul McCartney, Jack Bruce, John Entwistle and many others, he began lessons in 1989 and hasn’t stopped since. In 1998 he attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass, and graduated in 2001 with a bachelors degree in Music Performance. Since his return to the Chicago area, he has performed and recorded with various groups concentrating on all styles of music. Alex has also become a seasoned guitarist and vocalist. He has opened for numerous national acts, appeared on local television and radio stations and even performed at every major sporting arena in Chicago. He has played his bass from one end of the nation to the other and has even hit the international stage including performances in England, Canada, and Poland. Alex will continue to provide low frequencies wherever they are needed for as long as possible!

Wayne Garamoni


Wayne Garamoni of the Who's Who Tribute Band

 

Lead Vocals

Our lead singer, Wayne Garamoni, is the ideal front man for Who's Who. He is an excellent singer, outstanding showman, great songwriter and lyricist with a wide vocal range that is perfectly suited to The Who's material.

For many years Wayne fronted the rock band "Jacks Meats", and he rocked the Chicago and Milwaukee club circuit. In addition to performing with Who's Who, he is currently writing and recording original material. He is an energetic singer and frontman, and he loves performing for the crowd!

John Hackett


John Hackett of the Who's Who Tribute Band


Guitar, Vocals

John Hackett originally started out as a drummer but switched to guitar, taking lessons from Tommy Holland who went on to join Steppenwolf, the B'zz and Holland. While in high school, he saw The Who perform in the Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock Festival films, which inspired him to take his playing to the next level. After discovering the Ramones and punk rock, John played in several local cover bands and wrote and recorded many original songs. His primary influences are Pete Townshend, Johnny Ramone, Leslie West and Johnny Thunders. John uses Paul Reed Smith and Gibson Guitars and Hiwatt Amplifiers to re-create Pete Townshend’s classic sound.

 

 

John uses:
Paul Reed Smith & Gibson Guitars
Rocktron & T.C. Electronics Effect Processors
GCX & Ground Control Switching Systems
Clayton Custom Picks

 

Rob van Daal


Rob van Daal of the Who's Who Tribute Band


Drums, Percussion, Vocals

Rob is a Chicago area drummer playing all styles of music - Rock, Metal, Prog, Jazz, Latin, Funk, Reggae, Blues, Swing, and R&B. His technique and versatility allows him to adapt quickly to changing musical situations.

Prior to joining Who's Who, Rob performed with many other Chicago area bands such as Vinyl Highway, Episode with Michael Angelo Batio, Hijinx, Breeze, Chicago Rhythm, Three Machine, John Juul and Friends, Agent Axiom, Pollution of the Mind, and MHB. Rob is one of the featured musicians on MHB's 2009 release of "Sparks Are Going To Fly". www.mhbmusic.com

Rob's early influences come from classic drummers like Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix), Jon Bohnam (Led Zepplin), Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake, and Palmer), Buddy Rich (of course) but now enjoy the more contemporary styles of Mike Portnoy (Liquid Tension Experiment), Virgil Donati (Planet X), Mike Mangini (Dream Theater), Marco Minnemann, Tommy Igoe, Thomas Lang, Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa), Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews Band). Rob's drum instructors include Ron Herman and Paul Wertico (Pat Metheny).

Rob's current kit is a 7-piece Black Velvet DW. For special shows he might include other elements such as electric drums, timbales, and octobons.

Earl Kohn



Stage Manager

(and our favorite Martian)

Earl is thoroughly dedicated to helping Who's Who put on a high-energy show providing site surveillance, logistics and production support, staging, customer relations, marketing and promotion, recording and comic relief. His efforts are highly recognized by the band as production would be much harder without him!

 

 

 

 

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