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Frank Deresti and The Lake Effect

Folk / Jazz / Pop / Country / Soul from Sault Ste Marie Ontario
Profile Image: Frank Deresti and The Lake Effect


Frank Deresti and The Lake Effect

Frank Deresti is a versatile and adventurous musician with an extensive list of performing and recording credits to his name. He maintains an active schedule as a performer, bandleader, collaborator, sideman, session musician, composer, and teacher.

His current songwriting project, Frank Deresti and the Lake Effect, continues to break new ground within the singer-songwriter genre. Armed with a diverse collection of instruments and influences, the band combines engaging and thought-provoking lyric writing with thoughtful and well-crafted arrangements. You will hear elements of folk, jazz, pop, country, soul, and more all wrapped into an impressive and distinct package. The undeniable skill and musicianship of each member is employed in the service of bringing to life a strong collection of songs, sure to engage and impress a wide cross-section of listeners. From heart-felt ballads to spontaneous moments of unbridled energy, their one-of-a-kind show is a must-see.
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hi\'s and lo\'s
( June 2017 )

Current Lineup

Frank Deresti
vocals, guitar, banjo, harmonica, percussion
Jay Case
upright bass, vocals
Chris Johns "Taco"
drums, vocals
Josh Norling
saxophone, trumpet, percussion, vocals
Jay Stiles
keyboards, accordion, percussion, vocals
Frank Deresti
Josh Norling
Jay Case
Sheldon Jaaskelainen
Chris Johns "Taco"
Jay Stiles

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