Lead Vocals, Guitar
Brian 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 musician of the tri-state area country circuit. He has performed with such bands as the Itinerants, an Irish themed folk act and has gigged in numerous bars and venues thru out the NYC original music scene.
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, Vocals
Bass 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.
John 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.