Member Bios


            Danny Jones      Lead Guitar   

Danny is a talented guitarist from the Northern California town of Pinole. Danny started playing guitar at the age of 12 after seeing childhood friend Larry Lalonde of Primus play Ted Nugent's Cat Scratch Fever and Van Halen's Ain't talking about love. Danny became obsessed with the guitar, he began taking lessons with George Cole. George was a huge influence on Danny in his younger years getting Danny interested in playing jazz standards,classical and country guitar. In Danny's late teens he began to study with Joe Satriani. Danny won the Best of the Bay contest two years in a row and received airplay on FM 97.3. He has also appeared in Guitar World,Guitar for the practicing musician & Guitar Player Magazine.  Danny recently has had songs used in the commercial field for Krank Amps, radio trailers Dannys all instrumental group, the Danny Jones Band has opened show's for Ronnie Montrose,The Eric Martin Band,Telsa Guitarist/Frank Hannon,Bass Legend Stu Hamm,Uli Jon Roth. In 2009 Danny was one of the 10 Finalists chosen by Guitar Player Magazine for their Superstar Competition


   

      Kyle Trombetta      Bass Guitar   &  Vocals

Kyle is a solid bass guitarist from Northern California. He is very versatile, playing Rock, R&B, Funk or Country with the same journeyman precision that makes him renowned in the Bay Area and beyond.  In addition to his prowess playing bass, Kyle is a good vocalist, complimenting RH's other vocalists with his backround harmonies.


             

   Paul Trombetta       Lead  vocal & guitar 

Local favorite Paul Trombetta brings hiskickass vocal skills to RH.  From high energyrockers to smooth R&B tunes, Paul covers them with ease.  Paul was lead vocalist for Murder Bay back in the 80's as well as several other hard rocking groups in the Bay Area. In addition to the vocals he brings to RH,  Paul also plays guitar for the band and is the guitar effect maestro who gives RH their unique sound. Paul is the man behind  Paul Trombetta Designs  maker of custom designed stomp boxes


                     

    Andrew Alva.    Drums

Andrew is a journeyman drummer bringing Rock, Funk, R&B grooves to  the Reluctant Heroes.  A Bay Area native, he is also a fine session drummer that is in much demand here and in Los Angeles




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  Dan Lopes     Lead & backround vocal

Dan has been a part of the Bay Area music scene for many years, fronting the jazz/funk big band Dixie Peach. Growing up in the urban Bay Area setting of Richmond, Dan developed a love early on for singing soul music as well as classic rock tunes. With the Reluctant Heroes, Dan's powerful voice is a perfect compliment to Paul and Kyle's vocals.  Dan also writes and records  his own music at his home studio  Rockhill Studio.  


                   

                                           

            

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