Erin Thornton-Lead Vocals
Born in Hanover, Ma. and raised by her harmonica playing father and his endless record collection, this daddy's girl ain't your typical diva! Whether she's melting the microphone with a slow burning ballad or raising the roof with her powerful and precise multi-octave soprano, Erin delivers the goods all night every night.
Influenced by the raw intensity of Buddy Guy, the Rock & Roll showmanship of Chuck Berry, and the soulful stylings of Steve Cropper, Domenic has spent the past decade performing and recording with some of the area's biggest names.
Some of his credits include- Local legend Shirley Lewis, Boston Music Award winning Boston Baked Blues, Rhode Island blues diva Lois Greco, and the ever-popular Lisa Marie & All Shook Up.
He was also the founder of Boston's own Cat Sass Blues Band, who released 2 critically acclaimed albums and played clubs and festivals all over New England, including headlining at Foxwoods Casino and the original House of Blues in Cambridge.
Possessing an encyclopedic knowledge of seemingly every classic bassline and groove, Russell is a bassist's bassist.
He has toured with guitar virtuoso Roy Buchanan and Sun Records artist Sleepy LaBeef among others, and has been an in demand player around the area for years.
Jeff is the backbeat and the heartbeat of the Soul Drivers sound.
His numerous credits include sharing the stage with legends like B.B. King, Bo Diddley, Chubby Checker and Ben E. King.
He also held down the drum stool for The Big Blues Meanies, who were nominated for several Boston Music Awards.
The Soul Driver Horns
Mark "The Shark" Seibel Johnny "Blue Horn" Moriconi
Since moving to New England from Oklahoma 30 years ago to attend Berklee College of Music, Mark “the Shark” Seibel has become a fixture on the Boston music scene. Known for his big Tenor sound, downhome vocals, stage presence and sense of humor, The Shark has been in numerous bands, both as a blues player and in other genres as well. He has played with the Party Sharks, the Movers, Two Bones and a Pick, Rhumboogie, The Fancy Brothers, Drivin’ Sideways, Rick Larrimore and Blondes Have More Fun, The Wildcats, Rick Russell Band with The (original) Cadillac Horns, fronted the hippest act on upper Cape Cod, 5 Guys Named Mo, and played in other settings including jazz, rock and pop acts.
He has played with national artists such as Bo Diddley, the Four Tops and John Lee Hooker and top New England acts including Tony Lynn Washington, Matt Stubbs Band, the C Jammers, Godzilla Meets Bambi and Amyl Justin. He currently leads the horn section for Erin and the Soul Drivers. In addition to Tenor he plays Alto Sax, flute, clarinet, keyboards and guitar, and has written and arranged . He now lives in Haverhill, Mass, is a software analyst by day and an enthusiastic if not always accomplished golfer on weekends.