Our Musicians

core musicians

Our core musicians are the foundation of the band

Joe Zannelli

Joe is the percussionist and founding member of the band, and he's been playing Elvis music for most of his life.

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

Carl Bradychok

Carl is the band's guitar player covering both rythm and lead guitar parts.

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

Tom Buckley

Tom is the bands keyboard player covering piano, orchestrations, and virtual horns (when horn section is not with the band).

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

Joe Scumaci

Joe is backing vocalist, and has perfected the O Sole Mio intro. Joe is also the band manager.

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

Tricia Sawilchick

Trish is backing vocalist, and her speciality is singing Crawfish.

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

Nick Tarzia

Nick is the bass player for the band.

  • Elvis Musical Expertise

  • Tenure with the band

  • Tribute Work Experience

  • Enjoys Playing Suspicious Minds

OUR Extended Band

On Select shows we include our 3 piece horn section with the band.

Horn Section

Fred Cantu, pictured in middle, leads our horn section, which consists of two trumpets and one trombone. Fred currently resides in Chicago Il and also leads his own group called Fred Cantu Big Band.

OUR extended family of musicians

Our extended musicians include both part-time and/or backup musicians.

Cliff Wright

Cliff is one of our backup guitarists, and a former full time member of the Change Of Habit Tribute Band.

Cliff is also an accomplished and award winning Elvis ETA and Johny Cash tribute artist.

Heitor Crespo

Heitor is one of our backup guitarist, currently the full-time guitarist for the Ambassadors band performing around the world with the most renowned tribute artists in the business.

Brett LaCasse

Brett is one of our part-time and backup guitarist, currently working with Ryan Pelton and many other artist in the Minneapolis area, and with Change Of Habit Tribute Band on select shows in the Midwest.

Ken MacDonnell

Ken is our backup bass player, currently working with EAS and other tribute bands, he will be with Change Of Habit Tribute Band on select shows throughout the year.

Steve Albue

Steve is the backup keyboardist, and the former original full time keyboardist for the band through 2014.

Andrew Hammond

Andrew is backup drummer for the band, currently working with Ryan Pelton and many other tribute artists throughout the country.

Lori Simonsen

Lori is one of our female backup vocalist, currently working out of Chicago for many well renowned bands.

Wynn Kanten

Wynn is one our backup bass player.

James Workman

Jim is part-time guitarist for the band.