Somebody To Love
Jason Nelson is singing lead with Somebody To Love. This Queen Tribute was a musical project that Jason was formulating for over a year and half before the bands first show. He currently sings with The Jason Nelson Band, The Retro Nerds, 120 Minutes, The Moon Bandits, The Wackness, Ghetto Soundwave, The Real Thing; A Tribute to Faith No More & Mr. Bungle and MURMUR; A Tribute to R.E.M.Providing the bass skills for Somebody To Love; A Tribute to Queen is Jake Nelson. He ultimately channels John Deacon of Queen. His attention to detail and sensible clothing style choices make him the most logical choice for the coolest member of the band.And on drums!! Mr. Brian Sullivan. He currently plays with the Beastie Boys tribute band My Posse in Effect and the heavy metal tribute band Warhorse. Brian is an amazing asset to the band, fully in tune with all the Queen material dynamically and astrophysically. On the guitar, Kevin Lemen is right at home with the guitar stylings of Brian May. He stays true to the spirit of Queen and manages to lift the spirits of everyone around him through his music and positive attitude. Joe Ruffino molds the rhythm guitar lines around Kevin’s leads and solos and adds the quintessential sound of what has become the “Queen” guiatr sound. A master of his craft, all guitar aficionados take notice! On piano and keyboard, Somebody To Love is very proud to have John Covelli in the ranks. He is a St. Louis veteran in the music and entertainment scene. He currently plays keyboard and trombone with The Grooveliner, North of the Quarter and Don Bailey’s “The Bob Band”. The chorus of Somebody To Love is a sight to behold with Jessica Butler as a member. She currently plays saxophone and sings with The JB’s, The Ralph Butler Band and The Mo E Allstars. Somebody To Love is very proud to be working with a St. Louis music legend, Mr. Ralph Butler. As a chorus member Ralph brings versatility and wisdom to the timeless vocal tracks of Queen. No challenge is too big for Ralph! He currently performs regularly with The Ralph Butler Duo, Trio and his seven piece full band. Darren McClelland steps up the chorus with his phenomenal baritone singing. Always pushing the choral sound to higher levels, Darren always has his eye on perfection and tone. Show your love for Shelby “Q” Carter Jr. He has been a long time friend and musical confidant since the early 1990’s. He has a voice like butter and his trumpet playing skills are second to none. He plays with The Wackness, Ghetto Soundwave and Boomtown United and is doing a guest appearance with Mathias and the Pirates. As a member of the chorus, Q will dazzle you. Latonia Holland has been “Somebody To Love” for many years now. With an incredible musical resume of tribute/cover bands and original music projects, she is a force to behold. Singing with her husband in The Sean Holland Band and The Fixx on The Pascal Show, she is always busy entertaining St. Louisans every week. Timery Rogers is prolific when it comes to realizing Freddie Mercury’s soprano, upper register vocal harmonies. She is adaptable in any situation which makes her invaluable to the chorus and a blast to perform with. Candace Wilbert joins Somebody To Love on the heels of her wildly popular band Mathias and the Pirates. She has been singing and performing in the St. Louis MO region for many years. Bringing an enthusiasm and positive energy to the chorus Candace is a superstar in her own right, as a member of Somebody To Love she pushes the band to new heights.