November 15, 2018
THURSDAY | November 15, 2018 | 7:30pm | Music Night at Bogies | WUNDERGROUND (Cover $15)
BILL CHAMPLIN & WUNDERGROUND is an exciting new Progressive/Rock/R&B band founded in 2017 by three veteran singer/songwriter/musician pals Bill & Tamara Champlin and Gary Falcone. The band features multiple Grammy winner and former member of Chicago BILL CHAMPLIN (After the Love Has Gone and Turn Your Love Around), whose “distinctive, R&B soaked” vocal talent (Hard Habit to Break, Look Away) is considered by many to be one of the most recognizable voices in rock music. An impressive singer-songwriter/guitarist/ keyboardist/arranger & producer since 1966, Bill is also a founding member of the now legendary San Francisco band Sons of Champlin. Co-founder TAMARA CHAMPLIN is an American singer-songwriter known for her soulful vocals on Heart of Glass from Caddyshack II. She’s performed with Elton John, Leon Russell, The Blues Brothers, Mick Fleetwood, Andreas Carlsson, and Michael McDonald among many others. Tamara has co-written songs for the Doobie Brothers, Paul Rodgers, Rita Coolidge and Chicago. As an A-list guitarist & singer, co-founder GARY FALCONE has worked with Yes, Rod Stewart, Alice Cooper, Celine Dion, Starship, Randy Newman, Aaron Neville, Janet Jackson, Billy Joel, Patti LaBelle & more. Gary appeared and sang on the Justin Timberlake/Chris Stapleton-Live Performance video, Say Something.
On keyboards & vocals MARY HARRIS is known for her work with Jimmy Buffet, Ambrosia, Animal Logic, Red Shoes and was the vocal arranger for three of Jimmy Buffett’s biggest selling albums. She also did session work for Pink Floyd and XTC. BURLEIGH DRUMMOND (Ambrosia, Frank Zappa, Mighty Mo Rodgers, The Lost Dogs, Player) is a founding member & drummer/percussionist for the group Ambrosia and has been at the helm of the group for 48 years. He’s done session work for everyone from Frank Zappa to Debby Boone to Alan Parsons and beyond. Together with wife Mary Harris Tin Drum was formed resulting in # CD releases. BILL BODINE is a producer, composer, arranger & bassist who’s been a fixture in the Los Angeles music community for 35 years. Since 1972, he’s toured & recorded with Van Morrison, Cher, Olivia Newton-John, Peter Criss (Kiss), Melissa Manchester, Sergio Mendez, Joan Armatrading & Michael McDonald. He’s written songs for Glenn Frey and the Manhattan Transfer, and has scored over 300 commercials, TV series/specials & films including the Michael Jackson Black & White Fox Special. Bodine also played trumpet and arranged horns on their new album BLEEDING SECRETS.