THE BAND

BIG FOOT is a 5 man band consisting of guitar, bass, drums ,saxophone, and keyboards.
DOC SHAKER'S BLUES REMEDY is a 2, 3, or 4 man band, made up of guitar and any combination of other instruments you prefer to meet your taste and budget.
Call for price and availability : 352-263-0063

DOC SHAKER

DOC

DOC

 - Doc started playing blues and British Invasion music at colleges, town halls and roadhouses in South Dakota in 1964.  In the 60's he played in landmark clubs like, "The Cafe Wah', The Hippodrome and Trude Hellers all in Greenwich Village, New York City.  

He moved to eastern Long Island and played and recorded through the 70's and 80's mostly in N.Y.C. and The Hamptons.  Some of those bands were: The Tweed Ring, The Wall, The Sunrise Highway Band, The Muskrats and the ( N.Y.) Shakers.

Doc moved to Springhill,Florida in 1989 and soon joined a local band as a drummer
He then formed several bands here in Florida including: The Big Foot Boogie Band, The Shakers, The Doc Shaker Band, Rhythm Xpress, Doc Shaker's Blues Remedy and Blues & Company before forming today's Big Foot.

DAVE HARDY

-Dave was born and raised in Utah where he finished High School, and studied Jazz as his major at the University of Utah, in the early 70s .

The Jazz program there brought in such greats as Frank Zappa, George Shearing, TV score composer Pat Williams, Keyboard great, Claire Fisher, Marian McPartland,and many others to provide clinics for students.  


     -Dave is a versatile performer and musician able to cover,R& B, Blues, Soul,Jazz, Country, and Rock. He has been playing professionally since 1971. Dave moved to Florida in 1997 after raising his family, to play music full time.

He has performed with some of the best talent here in the Tampa Bay area and in surrounding areas in venues such as: The Van Wazel Theater, Jannus Live, Joyland, The Paladium Theater, and the Museum of Fine Arts.

His touring career includes, Los Vegas, Key West, and New Orleans. He also performed on the Norwegian cruise ship "Escape" in the Carribean.

WRIGHT STILL

WRIGHT STILL

WRIGHT STILL

Wright Still is the owner/operator of Still Hot entertainment.  He is a "Wildman" on Sax and he is also a D.J. / M.C - and an all around entertainer.

TOM SHAKER

TOM

TOM

Tom is the youngest member of the band.  He is a Rock-Solid Bassman. He also is a Chef, and a sports fanatic..... AND ladies he is......SINGLE!!!

J.D.

J.D.

J.D.

-J.D -- John Doyle is the newest member of BIG FOOT. He is a seasoned professional with a rock steady beat.

He was mentored by Black Sabbath drummer Bobbie Rondinelli who also was in Rainbow. In the 80s ,J.D. was the drummer for the band The Velvets who had a hit song "Tonight".

In the 90s he recorded an album at Sony Studios featuring songs he composed. And for six years he was in a New York band "The Jump Start Blues Band".

 

J.D. sliced  tendons in his left arm. He will be recouperating for the next few months. He did have one positive thing to say : "Thank God it wasn't my drinking hand !"

 

], D, IS BACK !!!!!

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BIG FOOT DOES NOT USE PRE-RECORDED BACKING TRACKS, - WHAT YOU HEAR IS 100% LIVE MUSIC !!

OFFICIAL BIG FOOT GUEST PERFORMERS :

JOHN NORTHUP

RIC SANTIAGO

RIC SANTIAGO

RIC SANTIAGO

ALLAN COOK

ALLAN COOK

ALLAN COOK

TOM MIGNELLA

HENRY SAX

KENNY STOCKTON

MIKE MARTIN

MIKE MARTIN

MIKE MARTIN

J.R. FARLEY

J.R. FARLEY

J.R. FARLEY

RON GRAVELY

RON GRAVELY

RON GRAVELY

RICHARD A. SMITH

RICHARD A. SMITH

RICHARD A. SMITH

RICH GRILLO

RICH GRILLO

RICH GRILLO

JOHN BELL

JOHN BELL

JOHN BELL

DANNY SHAKER

ERIC ELSNER

LEE HART

VAIL HAYES