|The former Niki
was somewhat of a child prodigy - a natural born
singer (not really
Oliver Stone material, but that's ok). After winning
Talent Contest at age 12 (the adult bracket!), she
to perform in several local plays and sing with bands.
She has been
a member of Speed Zone, Groove Unit, GTO Soul Review,
Niki Watson Trio,
and others. Niki is married to Jeff Denton, and they
daughters. Her day job is at Pain Management Center
where she is a
never has anyone told her to keep
the day job. Yeah, her voice is that good. Boom.
grew up in Niagara Falls, NY and started on guitar at
After years of playing rock, top 40, country, and
he moved his engineering career to Meridian in '91 to
gear (at Peavey) instead of printers. He has played
with Great Divide,
Dirty Dogs, Niki Watson Trio, Counterfeit, Chicken
Head Mic (got
to jam with Steve
Cropper!), and currently plays with JJ Hat Trick and The Blues Messengers - in addition
to the praise band at PSD United Methodist.
In 2003, he contributed a song to a Meridian
compilation CD. John has two sons who play drums/percussion and bass/trumpet, and who sometimes
help as roadies (thanks, guys).