Meet The Band
Spectrum Cover Band Members:
Bass Guitar: Arnold Flor
Lead Vocals: Danielle Brogna
Lead Vocals / Keyboards: Kristine Renigen
Drums / Vocals / Band Manager: Artie Rose
Electric Guitar / Vocals: John Liquori
Electric Guitar / Vocals: David Connolly
Spectrum is based out of Long Island NY and performs a refreshing mix of songs from every era.
Who We Are
Birth Month: February
Favorite color: Blue (for now)
Hobbies: Baking, yoga, running
Favorite Band Moment or Memory: Having money thrown at us at my first gig with Spectrum
Favorite "Spectrum Song" to Perform: You're So Vain
Musical Influences: Sarah McLachlan, Pat Benatar, Journey, Karen Carpenter
Musical History: Kristine has been singing since she could speak. She studied piano at age 8 and flute at age 9. Prior to Spectrum, Kristine toured with Plaza Theatrical Productions starring in leading roles in numerous shows such as West Side Story, Beauty and The Beast and Bye Bye Birdie. She is currently a music teacher at Bach to Rock specializing in early childhood, voice, and piano.
Birth Month: May
Nickname: Zanghi, Dani and Dee
Favorite color: Purple
Hobbies: Cooking, Photography, Kayaking
Favorite Band Moment: When I realized the potential of the band at my first show at Oakdale Yacht Club
Best Musical Memory: Sharing the microphone with Diana Ross at The United Nations singing We Are The World together and getting press on TV and Newsday for the first time (and they spelled my name wrong in the article lol).
Favorite "Spectrum Song" to Perform: Bring Me To Life by Evanescence and Barracuda from Heart
Musical Influences: Alice In Chains, Tom Petty, Tori Amos, Seven Dust, Queen, Jelly Fish, Prince, Neil Young, Heart, Fleetwood Mac, Dolly Parton
Musical History: Danielle has been singing since she was a child. In high school, she toured with many musical theater companies and choral groups all along the East Coast. She continued on to study at Broadway Dance Center, The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and graduated with a B.F.A. in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Post graduation, Danielle has had a successful career as a professional singer. She has worked as a professional studio musician, voice-over artist, and has performed for many talent agencies such as Omni Pop, Hand Lane, and RP Productions. Her voice has been featured on many radio, tv commercials and records. She has been singing in the Long Island music scene for numerous Wedding, Tribute and Cover bands for the last 10 years.
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
Birth Month: August
Favorite Color: Blue
Hobbies: Bicycling, Reading, watching Horror and sci fi films
Favorite Musical Memory: Playing at an album release gig for one of my first original bands and having someone ask me to autograph their CD.
Favorite "Spectrum Song" to Perform: Walk Away, The Middle
Musical Influences: Pete Townshend, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Andy Summers, Nile Rodgers, Kermit the Frog, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Scooby Do, Jeff Beck, Steve Howe, Alex Lifeson, my cat, James Brown, JS Bach, Brian May, Marvin the Martian, Steve Vai, the Moose from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Musical History: Took formal lessons for about 4 years, studied classical guitar in college, later on took lessons in funk, swing, R&B and basic jazz. Played in various original bands as well as cover, wedding and tribute bands over the years.