B a n d B I O S
The GOS Band are a diversified seven piece show band that plays your favorite Soul, Beach and Motown music from the 60’s, 70’s with just a splash from the 50’s. Our lineup includes a group of stellar musicians from the Northeast Georgia Area.
The lineup consist of Scotty Piotrowski on trumpet, lead , and backup vocals along with Donny Whitehead on bari, tenor, alto and soprano sax as well as lead and backup vocals. Scotty and Donny have performed for over 45 years together in another well known Athens based band, The Jesters. Over the years they have performed on stage with the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Platters, Jerry Butler, The Marvelettes, Jackie Wilson, and Patti Labelle to name a few.
Jody Worrell on lead guitar is from Atlanta and has many years of performing and has played at venues like the Montreaux Jazz Festival with Trudy Lynne and William Bell. Jody has performed around the world with many other famous artist and is quite an accomplished guitar teacher and musician. You can find guitar lesson books, DVDs and training videos from Jody at Amazon.com or by clicking on his name.
Greg Veale has been on the Athens Music scene for years and has also been a member of the legendary Normaltown Flyers as well as the famous Athens Soul Band The Rack of Spam. Greg plays bass guitar and provides back up vocals.
Deane Quinter has played drums and percussion professionally for over 40 years in various bands in and around Athens (Rack of Spam, Phil and the Blanks, The Normaltown Flyers, The Randall Bramblet Band, Strawberry Flats, Rev. Tribble and the Deacons, Caroline Aiken and many more). He has shared the stage with notable artists such as Chuck Leavell, Warren Haynes, Michael Bolton, Martha Reeves and others.
Phil Boleman trumpet player and vocalist comes from a family of excellent musicians and vocalist. Phil's father instilled the love of music into his children as he served for many years as the "song leader" in their home church. Phil has played with a number of local bands over the years and has played in his church orchestra for the last twenty. Phil is one of the original members of the GOS bringing a level of excitement, and professionalism which energizes the entire band and gets the crowd on their dancing feet.
Greg Smith is a well-known vocalist and keyboard player from Northeast Georgia. He has played in various bands for 30 years and has shared the stage with such famous artists as The Charlie Daniels Band and Wet Willie to name a few. He is a very capable keyboard player and pours his heart out in every song he sings. Not only a performer on stage – Greg also plays as a studio musician for many artists helping others realize their dreams.