The Groove Directors - Seattle - Photo borrowed from their website (with permission)
The Groove Directors
Seattle, Washington
1994 to ?


Kevin Christopher ~ Keyboards, Vocals
Al Corral ~ Bass
Guy Daniels ~ Keyboards
Don Dieterich ~ Drums, Vocals
Ed Hartman ~ Percussion
Donnie McGowan ~ Guitar
Steve Ryals ~ Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Flute, Percussion, Vocals
Bing Santos ~ Drums
Dan Sayan ~ Bass
Richard Sysinger ~ Guitar, Bass, Saxophone, Vocals
Steve Yamasaki ~ Saxophone

We still do at least one gig a year at North Seattle Community College.  Steve Ryals uses the name for some of his gigs with various personnel including Guy Daniels, Donnie McGowan and with others.

Kevin Christopher added a Black Zephyr page on Facebook.  Back Zephyr was the group that Kevin and I came from when the Groove Directors started.

Rich Sysinger, December 2011

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in this band include: Black Zephyr Orchestra, Approaching Storm, The New Deal Rhthym Band, Johnny Rusk - Tribute to Elvis, Aurora Fly Boys, Kiki Baba Blues Band, Maia Santell and House Blend, and many other NW bands.

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Last Update:  2 December 2011
Credits:  Rich Sysinger
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