" Dana Gaynor is an award winning guitarist, producer, singer/song writer Currently living in the Lehigh Valley, PA.
Tribe of friends (ToF) is a new post lockdown project led by guitarist, singer/songwriter Dana Gaynor. ToF includes Dan DeChellis (kybds), Anthony Perrett (bass) and John Sanfilipo (drums). The band is currently putting together material for a new cd and playing select venues in the region. The music is original with influences from the jam, blues, Rock, funk and jazz idioms.
The list of musicians Dana has performed, recorded and/or toured with includes: Dan Hicks, Vassar Clements, John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service), Keith and Donna Godchaux (Grateful Dead), Greg Anton (Zero), JC Smith (Bill Withers, Ike and Tina Turner), Arkansas Larry Davis, Deacon Jones and Jim Guyette (John Lee Hooker Band), Jackie Payne, Norton Buffalo, Don Preston (Leon Russell Band), Buddy Miles, Buddy Cage (New Riders of the Purple Sage), Tommy Castro, Bobby Rondinelli (Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult), Debbie Davies, Greg Smith (Ted Nugent band), Rodney Holmes, Jimmy Leahey and many more.
Studio credits include: K&K studios - Staff musician for London records, session player at - Ultra-Sonic Studios, Kingdom Studios, Tewksberry Studios, The Record Plant, Rainbow Studios, Sound Doctor Studios, Star City Recording Studios." She has worked with a great many producers including: Robert Mersey (Jackie Wilson's Producer), K&K productions, Jeff Glixman (Producer of Kansas), Don Cassales (The Rascals).
Dana has appeared on the same bill with The Allman Brothers, Average White Band, Kingfish, Commander Cody and the lost planet airmen; Norton Buffalo, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Dr. John, Roy Rogers, Vassar Clements, Link Wray, Bad Finger, The Dinosaurs, Terry and the Pirates; Poppa Chubby, Debbie Davies, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and many, many others.
Her exciting guitar work and irresistible smile make her an instantly accessible performer who is truly a joy to behold." Collin Tripp