In the role of Linda Ronstadt is lead vocalist Donna Cristy.   A powerful singer with a 4 octave range, Donna skillfully and emotionally delivers convincing recreations of the Grammy Award winner's recordings.  Donna is a recording artist and songwriter in her own right and has toured the world as a lead singer and dancer.  Her recordings consist of the hard rock "People Will Talk", the retro-funk-r & b offering "Come Hell Or High Water",  house records "Trust My Love","Surrender" and "Hold Me Close"  and her latest alternative rock CD "Just Another Day"  with the band Hemlok Bay, all available on Spotify.   Her single from that album, "Do You Hear Me", was nominated for Best Rock Single with the Los Angeles Music Awards.  She has several of her country songs playing in venues throughout the world.  Donna recently joined the popular tribute band Led Zepagain at The Candlelight Pavillion for their "Symphony To Heaven" performance and sang duets "The Battle Of Evermore" and "Babe, I'm GonnaLeave You" with their  talented lead vocalist,  Swan Montgomery.  Her versatility in style makes Donna the perfect fit to cover the diverse Ronstadt catalogue.


On bass is the talented Dave Whiston.  Dave and Donna have performed

together for many years in different projects, including Donna Cristy And The Camel Tones.  He has also spent 7 years as the lead guitarist for Rick Springfield and has played guitar with Billy Idol and John Fogerty.   Dave is multi-talented and covers the bass and/or guitar parts for Tumbling Dice, as well as providing background vocals.


On lead guitar and vocals is Paul Nelson, who has appeared with surf legends Jan and Dean.  He has also appeared with Al Jardine and David Marks of The Beach Boys.  He is currently playing lead guitar and is a featured vocalist in David Brighton's Space Oddity, A Tribute To David Bowie, an act Donna also performs with on occasion.  As a songwriter, Paul has many songs placed in film and television.


Also on lead guitar is Kevin A. Herrera, fresh from a European and U.S. tour with blues legend Guitar Shorty.  A recent graduate from Musician's Institute in Hollywood, Kevin is an extremely talented and versatile young guitarist.  Strongly influenced by folk, country and traditional Latin styles, he can play any style of music with his own personal flair.  He has a dynamic stage presence and is also a songwriter and an actor, appearing in country music star Tim Hicks' video "Buzz, Buzz, Buzzin" and commercials for AT % T and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.


On keyboards is Jim Tauber who has worked with Donna for many years and provides the perfect accompaniment to her powerful voice.


Drummer Bruce Becker is the founding member of The David Becker Tribune,  recording 10 critically acclaimed recordings and performing at clubs and jazz festivals all over the world for the last two decades.  Bruce continues to tour with many artists of different styles, as well as record and teach.








 

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