The Memphis Speed Kings

Dave Bennett - Piano, Vocals, Lead Rhythm 

Gino Meregillano - Guitar, Vocals

Joe Jazdzewski - Bass

Hal Smith - Drums


The Memphis Boys play the vintage Rockabilly and Rock 'n' Roll music of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry and others.


The band was formed in 2009, when jazz clarinetist Dave Bennett and drummer Hal Smith discovered a mutual admiration for the music of "The Killer" -- Jerry Lee Lewis.  In addition to his talent as a clarinet virtuoso, Dave is also an ace "pumpin' piano man" in the Jerry Lee tradition.  Hal has played with many of the best traditional jazz and swing bands in the U.S., but also enjoys playing old school Rockabilly style drums.


Guitarist Gino Meregillano has played with the Hayriders, Guana Batz and his own Lone Gunmen.  Bassist Joe Jazdzewski has appeared with the Paladins, the Cash Kings and legendary bluesman James Harman.


Look for a room full of happy Rockabilly fans and a dance floor with a "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and you have found the Memphis Speed Kings!


Thankful to be back performing at the Terrace Inn in Petoskey MI this weekend!!

First review of my new record Blood Moon!! "Take a moment and listen to Blood Moon and the skillful performances...
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Upcoming Shows

27 Oct 2017 at the All Saints Episcopal Church
28 Oct 2017 at the Canterbury on the Lake
29 Oct 2017 at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts
03 Nov 2017 at the Arizona Classic Jazz Fest
04 Nov 2017 at the Arizona Classic Jazz Fest
05 Nov 2017 at the Arizona Classic Jazz Fest
15 Nov 2017 at the Naples Club Pelican Bay - Private Event
17 Nov 2017 at the Suncoast Jazz Classic
18 Nov 2017 at the Suncoast Jazz Classic
19 Nov 2017 at the Suncoast Jazz Classic

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