Learn a little bit more about your band members below!
Vocals: Jimi Wrinkle
Starting his musical career in eastern Washington, he has played music his entire life. He's an accomplished drummer, singer, and songwriter. Jimi has long been immersed in the local Seattle rock scene. He has been featured on The Bob Rivers Show doing many renditions of "Twisted Tunes". His vocals, harmonica work, and percussions add an incredible dimension to The Storm Rider Band. His ability to recreate Jim Morrison’s vocals is unparalleled.
Drums: Darryl Ulskey
Of Lithuanian descent, Darryl Ulskey was given his first snare drum at age seven while living on Whidbey Island. He bought his first drum kit at age fifteen and has played in various local rock bands in and around the Seattle area his entire life. Darryl loves The Doors half-rock, half-jazz, half-circus style – which so far, has been his greatest accomplishment. Darryl plays Rogers drums and Paiste cymbals.
Keyboards/Saxophone: Keith Nordquist
Keith's musical abilities were influenced by bands like The Doors, Pink Floyd, Grand Funk, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Burdon. He performs as Ray Manzarek for Storm Rider, A Tribute to The Doors band. Keith graduated from NSCC in music studies and has played with well-known blues musicians such as Albert Collins, J.B. Hutto and many more. Keith is a current member of the Washington Blues Society. Keith's musical knowledge and experience compliments the band & its unique sound. AKA "The Swami".
Bass Guitar: Joel Mentzos
Local native, Joel has played bass guitar his entire life here in Washington State. He adds depth to the band and recreates the energy bassist Jeff Sheff, famed Elvis bass player, provided for The Doors on "L.A. Woman". Joel is an accomplished musician and leads the rhythm section with style.
Guitar: Lonnie Mueller
Lonnie duplicates Robbie Kreiger’s sounds and melodic vibrations, mixing electric guitar with various complementary accessories. He makes you travel back in time with his musical adaptations. Lonnie began playing the guitar when he was 16 years old and has continued to play in bands throughout the Seattle area. His expertise covers a wide genre of music from country to classic rock to fusion and jazz-- a perfect fit with Storm Rider, A Tribute to The Doors.