meet the band

 lead vocals - tbd

Currently auditioning.

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danny szeliga - bass guitar , vocals

Danny is a very profilic bassist/guitarist singer song writer. He has been adding the bottom end to many bands all over the Mid-Atlantic since the 1980's. Aside from his stellar bass playing he has done many gigs as an acoustic duo playing and singing classic rock and blues tunes. Danny has been in several very successful bands over the years including "Quiet Storm" and "Shades of Gray". Danny brings a rock solid bass playing to the bands sound and style.


gregory schneider - drums, percussion, bongos


Greg is a very accompolished drummer and percussionist. Originally hailing from upstate New York, Greg started out playing

drums in R&B  Show Bands on the " Thruway Circuit" from Buffalo to Boston. Relocating to the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the

1990's Greg kept up his drumming skills playing in the rockin' blues band "Brother Lowdown", playing venues up and down the 

eastern seaboard. Greg has played and recorded with a variety of rock, blues and jazz bands. Also a drumming educator and teacher,

Greg brings his talents to after school rock music programs for young aspiring drummers. Greg brings a solid back beat

and seady meter to the Tone Gypsies sound. 


Matthew Tripp - lEAD, RHYTHM AND SLIDE GUITARS, Vocals

Originally from the east coast, Matt has traveled all around the USA and played in several successful bands over  the years, including "Spiral Mind" and "Choice", he also played in the blues based bands - "The Guard Dogs"  and  "Festive Blues Band" in south Texas in the 1980's. Matt also released a solo instrumental CD and was invited to add one of the tracks to the compilation CD - "Guitar  Wizards Vol I&II", released by Versailles Records, Nashville.  



John is a very talented and versatile keyboardist. He has been a performing keyboardist and teacher on piano and saxophone for many years. Playing in show bands up and down the eastern sea board from Maine to Florida. Classically trained and well versed in many musical styles including rock, blues, funk, country and jazz. John brings a dynamic element to the Tone Gypsies sound and style.