Lead Vocals, GuitarBrian Clayton, band leader, was raised in Garwood, NJ. He started playing drums and singing at the early age of 4 and by 12 formed his first band. As a veteran rock drummer Brian played in numerous bands and performed in the areas’ best venues. His rock years culminated with an extended run with The Swinging Johnsons. Brian discovered, however, his true passion, performing country music. In 2001 he assembled a group of musicians to form ‘The Green River Band’.
Lead Guitar, Vocals
Lead guitarist Rich Blacker is a veteran of the tri-state country circuit. Keyboard player and fellow Swingin Johnsons’ alumni.
Keeping the beat is drummer, Bob Masucci. Bob is a longtime blues and rockabilly player. Bob teaches privately from his home studio. He is also owner of the famous Blue Van and safely drives us to all our gigs.
Bass Guitar, VocalsBass player Mark Young keeps the groove down. Mark Young is a long time New York state resident who has been influenced by country music for many years.
Keyboards, VocalsJohn McDonough, adds everything from honky-tonk piano, horns, strings and even banjo to the sound of the band. John is a full time musician and is also the band’s arranger.