Mel Shannon a.k.a "Jr." - Drums
Jr. is the original drummer for Lucky 7, and has been on the set since the age of 5. In addition to laying down a nasty groove Mel also adds his voice singing lead and harmony to the mix. See the "Jr." page for a personal message from Jr.!
Introducing Lucky 7!
Ed McCartan - Guitar
A local guitar teacher and performer Ed has worked in many styles of music. Studying Classical guitar as an undergrad at Mansfield University and then Jazz, Ed has performed with vocalist Patti Austin as well as bassist Gerald Veasley. Ed rounds out the Lucky 7's powerful groove.
Bob Sedlock Jr.
Bob, a veteran trumpet player and a prior Navy band trumpeter, has toured the world with the U.S. Navy. After his service Bob led his own ensemble, the Silvertones. He has also performed with the Coverstory and the Bourbon Street Horns. Bob is the leader of the Casino Horns, adding the brass to to that Lucky 7 Funk.
Doug Bitting - Keyboards
Doug Bitting is the leader of Lucky 7 and has performed in many groups throughout the years including Spectrum of Sound, Justice, Roku and Energy. Doug started Lucky 7 in the mid 1990's and the group quickly became a must see musical experience.
Bob Moser - Horns
Bob brings a variety of horns to Lucky 7 performing on Trumpet, Trombone, Alto and Baritone Sax. Bob has performed and toured with a variety of groups such as Joyous as well as a variety of styles in Swing bands and Jazz combos. Bobs talent and musical ability has helped make the Casino Horns the best in the Valley.
Jeff Roll - Saxophones
Jeff is the newest member of the Casino Horns! Jeff brings his dynamic soloing and performance to round out the amazing sound of the Casino Horn section! Jeff studied in the music program at Ohio State University and graduated from the University of Tennessee. Jeff has continued his studies with Jazz Saxophonist Tim Price.
Ron Galasso - Percussion
Ron has performed as a drummer and percussionist for many years. Ron has toured and performed with groups such as Horizon, Tangerine, Breakthru, the Bobby Taylor show and Bowl-a-Soul. Lending his conga and percussion talents to Lucky 7 Ron adds that extra groove to the back beat of Lucky 7.
Robert Youngblood - Bass, Vocals- Robert is the newest member of Lucky 7. A talented bassist, vocalist and songwriter, Bob has performed with many acts throughout the U.S. and overseas. He has performed with major acts such as the Coasters, Bo Didley and the Shirelles. He has written songs for the likes of Terry Tate and Quincy Patrick.