Steve Kareta - vocals & guitars
Steve looks and sounds amazingly like Jimmy, and mimics Buffett's casual
"story-teller" style with ease. He put the group together over
ago, just for fun, and now it's his full-time "job". His free time is
spent on his boat, aptly named "Tequila Inspiration", cruising around
the waters of Narragansett Bay and Long Island Sound.
Allen Stevens - Guitars & Vocals
Al hails from south-central Connecticut. His most recent endeavors
include a multi-year stint with Connecticut club-legends "Johnny Five",
and his solo show "Al's Army", and he has definitely found his
Amy Sullivan - Vocals
Amy has been singing with "Changes" since our 2006 show season. After
returning from a few years in Hawaii, she is now one of the most
in-demand studio vocalists in the region, and performs regulary in the
"Noho" concert and club scene as well.
Brandon Marger - Percussion
Brandon has supplied the Afro-Latin groove to
"Changes" since their debut in 2002. He plays the rhythms of the
Caribbean and Latin America on a multi-percussion kit which combines
congas, bongó, timbales, triangles, woodblocks, cowbells, shakers,
tambourines and more. Brandon offers private lessons for conga drums and
percussion, e-mail him
HERE. You can also read Brandon’s blog about his travels with the band
HERE, and on his website at
Clark Seibold - Drums
Clark has toured with national recording artists Jeff Pitchell and
Albert Cummings, and freelanced for years throughout New England,
playing all styles of music from jazz and blues to R&B. He is one of the
area's top drum instructors, giving private lessons as well as teaching
percussion at Wilbraham-Monson Academy.
Geoffrey Waddhams - Keyboards & Vocals
Geoff has spent years honing his craft with the Motown Review’s "Yesterday, Today And Forever" band, The Stingrays, Johnny
Vibrato & The Razorbacks, The Mayocks, and most recently the Grateful Dead tribute band Shakedown. He’s appeared onstage with Max Creek, the
late Clarence Gatemouth Brown, and Blues Traveler.
Carl Mesrobian - Pedal Steel Guitar
From the bewitching town of Salem, Massachusetts, Carl rounds out the "Steel Section" of the band. He is also an accomplished electric and acoustic guitar player, and loves to play any instrument with strings on it. He has free-lanced with many musicians,
from jazz duos to Vegas show bands, and has done session work with local recording artists.
Carl also restores high-quality acoustic instruments like guitars,
violins, and upright basses.
Mike Speranza - Bass
Hailing from the "Island of Long" in New York,
Mike has played everywhere from clubs and catering halls, casinos and
concert venues, theme parks to studio sessions, with bands like
Crosswinds, The Ed Travers Band, and The Locals. He loves Classic Cars,
Jack Daniels, and very large bass amplifiers......how can you go wrong?
Phil Andrews - Steel Pans
Phil has developed a love and passion for
all things pan-related. When he is not playing pans with "Changes In
Latitudes", Phil plays percussion and steel pans for various symphonic
groups, steelbands, and musical theater productions throughout New
England. Phil teaches private percussion, drum set, and steel pan
lessons around Worcester, MA. To find out more about Phil's endeavors,
or to contact him, click HERE.
To check out his steel-pan band "Steel Accent", dedicated to bringing
the sounds of the steel pan to all sorts of events, click