Seattle, Washington
1973 - 1978

David "DJ" Dearinger ~ B3 Hammond, Keyboards, Vocals
Steve Allison ~ Trumpet
Willie Arkell ~ Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Tom Gale ~ Guitar
Al Green ~ Trumpet
Jim Greenwood ~ Saxophone, Vocals
John Everson ~ Drums
Doug Lewis ~ Bass
Steve Lewis ~ Saxophone
Gale Long ~ Vocals
Paul Sawtelle ~ Saxophone, Leader
John Veal ~ Vocals
Ron Webb ~ Bass

In Memory of

Willie Arkell
Jim Greenwood

Lowdown went from 1973 to 1978.  We were on the road nearly all year.  When we were in town we played Pier 70 and the Medieval Cellar.  In our early years we played the Back Forty Tavern , the Quarterdeck, Jimmy Yees, and noonies for KYAC radio.  We covered Tower of Power; Earth, Wind and Fire; Commodores, lots of disco crap (tastefully) and any funky tunes with horns (Parliment, etc.).  There were lots of photos in the Tacoma News Tribune.  We did a gig at Cheney Stadium for KTAC in '75 or 76.

David Dearinger, September 2006

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Last Update:  2 January 2007
Credits:  David Dearinger
Band # 2109