SOUL EXPRESS: Dayton's hot 60s and 70s soul revue


Tom Beyerlein
Bassist and one of four Soul Express lead singers, Tom provides the heartbeat of Soul Express with his thumpin' Fender Precision Bass. Tom is a longtime veteran of the area's music scene and grew up loving that sweet soul music in the '60s.

Ken McCall
Saxophonist Ken McCall was a professional musician in Los Angeles for a dozen years before coming home to the Dayton area. The multi-talented Ken plays saxophones,  flute and percussion instruments, and sings lead vocals.
Chris Demmons
Chris (lead vocals and keyboards) has performed with soul, R&B and blues bands for years. In the great soul tradition, Demmons is steeped in the music of the church, and is a church organist to this day.
Phil Fleming
Phil (drums and background vocals) brings to Soul Express the excitement, love and respect for soul music, along with experience in various genres ranging from Gospel, contemporary Christian, soul, R&B, jazz, fusion, blues, pop, funk, rock and country.

LaVon Ferguson
LaVon "J.R." Ferguson was the founding lead guitarist fo the popular Dayton rock group The Time Machine and has played weith a variety of successful bands over the years. His fiery lead playing has earned him the nickname "Jammin' J.R."
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