Chris Guarnere - Is an original member of Me & the Boyz. Playing professionally for 35 years he studied under the direction of Quayle Andrews Don Piccolo and Ray Ricker .
Chris has also had his own trio bands over the years including The Chris James Trio and The Phatkats.
Teena Guarnere - has been with Me & the Boyz for 16 years.
In her spare time, Teena is also the vocal director for Sing-Out.
An annual High School Musical raising donations for
children's charities. She also helps vocal coach children in the
popular CampRocStar summer program.
Mark Balestra - A Berklee School Alumni is a professional musician and teaches guitar lessons at Rochester Guitar Studios. Mark has shared the stage with many top 40 bands as well as local jazz trios in the Rochester Area.
Brad Johnson - Classically groomed on the double bass, trained by the late and great Ralph Ortiz and a Berklee alumnus, he has been playing local clubs as well as venues all over the Northeast for the past 15 years. Brad's fortunate to have shared the stage with several national and local greats including Tower of Power, Prime Time Funk and now Me & the Boyz.
Dr. Emmett Ientillucci is a graduate from Musicians Institute, Percussion Institute of Technology. A college profrssor by day and a drum hoarder by night. Emmett is also an original member of Me & the Boyz.
Mike Sapienza - is a public school music teacher who graduated from the Nazareth College Music Program. Mike rounds out the horn section for Me & the Boyz.
Joe Liedtke - has been a professional musician since 1994. He's performed win bands ranging in styles from Big Band to Heavy Metal. Teaching piano by day and performing with Me & the Boyz on the weekends Joe's passion and excitement shine through with each performance.