Steve Fernandez - Guitar / Slide Guitar
Founder of The Brothers of The Road Band. “I heard Dickey Betts with the Allman Brothers in
1973 bought a Gibson Les Paul and never stopped playing”. He studied jazz guitar and
composition at the Westchester conservatory of music. Interested in many musical styles,
Steve plays blue grass
& classical Mandolin, opened for Rodney Atkins and Lori Morgan at the
Hudson Civic Center with  country band  "Stolen Heart", and
performed with Al Edwardsen &
The East Coast Band performing a blend of country & rock they call “Red Neck Rock”. His
Allman Brothers  influences include “the big four” Duanne, Dickey, Warren, & Derek. Other
influences include country players such as Brent Mason, Brad Paisely, Albert Lee, Johnny
Highland and Vince Gill along with Bluegrass pickers such as David Grissman, Tony Rice, and
Ricky Scaggs. Besides his Les Paul Deluxe his favorite instrument is a National Resoelectric in
open E tuning for slide playing. “I feel like I’ve come full circle with The Brothers of the Road
Band. "It’s a project I have always thought about and finally have time to do.”Steve lives in
Patterson, New York.
Ray Wylock Guitar
Ray is the newest member of The Brothers Of The Road Band,
having moved to New York after living in Maine
for the last 35 yrs, where he played lead guitar in various bands
throughout the New England area. He has been playing music
since the age of 8, and is a long time admirer of The Allman Bros. Band.
He attended Berklee College Of Music. Ray now lives in Mohegan Lake NY.
Chris Pagano - Drums
Chris began playing drums in his teens and has been drumming professionally for over ten
years. He studied privately on Long Island with Al Miller (Cab Calloway, Xaviar Cugat) and
went on to teach at his drum school. Chris’ influences include Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Yonrico
Scott and Jeff Sipe, just to touch on an endless list. He began his gigging career as a club
date drummer and by the age of 18, Chris was spending summers playing eight shows a week
at Catskill Mountains resort hotels. As an active theatre musician, Chris can be found
constantly working, whether at local theatres or Off-Broadway shows. When Chris was about
15, his uncle, drummer Peter Conn told him "If you really want to play the drums, listen to
some of this. He put on Jessica, we both sat down at different kits, played along to the record
and I was hooked”.  A year or so later, Chris' dad, Ron, took him to his first Allman Brothers
concert, and they’ve been going together every year since then! Most recently, Chris had the
pleasure of traveling to Atlanta, Georgia to study with Derek Trucks' drummer, Yonrico Scott.
Chris is from Bethpage, New York.
Rob Biggers - Keyboards, vocals
Rob began playing the accordion at age eight and moved to the piano and keyboards
around the time that bands like Yes, ELP, Pink Floyd and King Crimson were hot. Rob’s
influences include Dr John, Ray Manzarek, Chuck Lavell, Greg Allman, Rick Wakeman, Keith
Emerson and Bob Moog. Rob is a published songwriter and member of BMI and has kept
busy with a bunch of other musical endeavors which include – writing television and cable
jingles for clients including HBO, Fox, Scholastic and ESPN; Co-Owner of “Jamland”, a full
service music studio and networking facility for amateur musicians; Co-founder of “Rock 2
Rebuild”, a non-profit, at-your-service volunteer organization producing live music events to
raise funds for local and global charities; Producer-at-Large for 107.1FM The Peak and a
contributing writer for “More Sugar” a Westchester and Putnam music and entertainment
magazine. Robs performance credits include playing in obscure and unknown bands in
places that include BB Kings, Bleeker Street’s Village Gate and Back Fence, The Jupiter
Civic Center, SUNY and other Northeast Campuses.  Rob lives in Cortlandt Manor, New York.
Mike Severino - Drums / Percussion
Mike Severino has been playing drums since 1981. He has performed a wide range of
musical styles, ranging from Blues and Jazz to Reggae and Latin. Having been a fan of
Butch and Jaimoe since high school, Mike's drumming style has also been greatly
influenced by Bill Kreutzmann, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Roy Haynes, Art Blakey, and Carlton
Barrett, among so many other amazing musicians. Throughout his musical career, Mike has
had the oppurtunity to work with many great artists. While working with Levon Helm and the
Barnburners, he shared the stage with James Cotton, Jimmy Vivino and many other
important American musicians. While touring with Blues veteran and Grammy Nominee
Tony-O, Mike also had the oppurtunity to jam with Muddy Waters alumni. Also worth
mentioning are the gigs Mike played with Grammy Award Winning Artist Joe Louis Walker
and also the great Son Seals. Mike currently teaches drum lessons at his home studio in
Mamaroneck, NY, and also is the leader and co-founder of The Roots Vibration Band.
Robert Biggers Playin the Hammond
Ric LuBell  - Bass, vocals
Bass Player Ric LuBell started his young music career as a guitarist learning to play his
favorite Beatles, British Blues Invasion and Philly Soul covers, earning him a gig as a
session musician for Philly Groove Records. Ric went on to attend Berklee College of
Music studying guitar by day while performing nightly in Boston cover band, “Pumphouse
Gang”, and doing session work with Ric Ocasek and Ben Orr. After leaving Berklee, Ric
found his new groove switching to the 4-string playing bass with popular New England bar
band “Orphan Annie”, who’s lead guitarist Richard "King" Russell went on to become a
world renowned blues performer. Credits include opening for Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and
John Lee Hooker. Soon after, Ric (and Rick Russell) joined “R&R”, one of the premier
original rock bands touring New England. After shifting his focus to family and career, Ric
started playing and singing again and continues to add to his prolific resume as bass
player/singer/performer, in projects including Westchester, New York based band “Over
The Top”, “Diamond Cut” formed with the guitarist from “Sister Morphine” and his latest,
simultaneous project,“Not DEAD Yet, a successful Greatful Dead tribute band recently
written up in several Westchester County, NY magazines and newspapers with
performance credits including B.B.King's Lucille's Grill in NYC. Ric lives in Cortlandt Manor.
  • Todd Brennan  - Lead Vocals
  • Todd Brennan got his start singing in the church at a very young age and was soon
    performing with gospel choirs and community ensembles as a featured vocalist. He later
    became a member of the popular gospel quartet, “The Christ Sent Singers” where for 12
    years, he performed Gospel Brunch at Sylvia’s famous soul food restaurant in Harlem,
    NYC. The group was the opening act for “Gladys Knight” and “The Four Tops” at the
    National Urban League Convention and was also featured in New York Magazine and
    CBS’ Channel 2 the people. Recently Todd was lead vocalist for the popular Westchester
    based classic rock and soul review “Undercover”. Along with gospel, Todd’s first love is
    the blues. Among his many influences,Todd lists Stevie Winwood, Robert Palmer and
    Gregg Allman right up at the top. He has performed with many great blues players in the
    metropolitan area and for a time ran a popular Blues Jam at Bennigan’s in Yonkers, NY.
    Todd now looks forward to lending his soulful blues vocal style with The Brother’s of the
    Road Band. Todd lives in Lindenhurst New York.
Photo Curtesy Bob Thacker
Photo Curtesy John Dickerson
Photo Curtesy John Dickerson