Meet The Band
Spectrum Band Members:
Vocals: Jackie Bakewell
Vocals: Melissa Raye
Bass Guitar: Arnold Flor
Drums: Artie Rosato - Founding Member
Keyboards/ Vocals: Brendan Rorke
Guitars / Vocals: John Liquori
Spectrum is based out of Long Island NY and performs a refreshing mix of songs from every era.
Who We Are
Birth Month: December
Nickname: Jack, Cookgood
Favorite color: Green
Hobbies: Gardening, Video Games, Arranging music for accapella groups
Favorite Band Moment: Playing at a carnival where all my friends came an saw me perform for the first time on Lead vocals AND keys. After one of my solos they all went NUTS. It was hysterical and amazing!
Best Musical Memory: Singing "O Holy Night" for an audience of over 3,000 people during the Christmas season.
Favorite "Spectrum Song" to Perform: Perfect Illusion, Runaway Baby, and Boogie Oogie Oogie
Musical Influences: Sara Bareillis, John Mayer, The New York Voices
Musical History: Jackie has been singing in and out of school since the age of 3. She majored in Vocal Performance at Hofstra University. Her musical career accomplishments include : All State Vocal Jazz, A starring role in the Off-Broadway production of "Jekyll & Hyde". A starring role in the first ever english language production of "Rusalka" by Alexander Dargomyzhsky. In addition to Spectrum, Jackie continues to perform with professional choir eVoco Voice Collective. Yellow Brick Road Theatrical, a musical theater company. The Metropolitan Philharmonic Chorus, an opera company and Santa's Babies, a Christmas caroling quartet.
Melissa Raye - Vocals
Birth Month: October
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: golf, football
Favorite Musical Memory: Going to my first concert in 1977 to see Kiss at Nassau coliseum
Favorite "Spectrum Song" to Perform: Supernova
Musical Influences: Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Green day, Foo Fighters, Zebra
Musical History: Singing since 6 grade all through high school started playing guitar at 14 (self taught) first real band BLIND WITNESS 1983 - Spectrum 2017
Birthday Month: May
Favorite Color: Green
Hobbies: Bass, Coins, Fractional Currency
Favorite Band Moment or Memory: Being asked to join Spectrum
Favorite Spectrum Song To Perform: You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
Musical Influences: Ted Nugent, Alvin Lee, Rush
Musical History: Before Spectrum was in a Pat Benatar Tribute band "Heartbreaker"
Social Media: www.facebook.com/arnold.flor.18