Joe Spena’s powerful and crystal clear voice leads SixGun’s tight harmonies. Also rhythm guitarist, Joe graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in music from C.W. Post – Long Island University. He also holds a Masters Degree in Music Education and is a Music Educator on Long Island. His background as a vocalist and trumpet player has brought him through jazz, classical, and choral ensembles. Joe found his country roots in the honky tonks of South Dakota and Nebraska. He was also asked to perform at the United States Sunrise Easter Service at Mount Rushmore, South Dakota. The founding member of SixGun, Joe has helped create the “SixGun Sound” as lead singer and composer of all the groups original compositions.
Davey’s musical career started in the “Pop” bands of the mid 1980’s. His professional career includes studio work in TV & radio commercials for Cannon Sheets, Diet Coke, and other local advertisers. He has recorded studio tracks with the likes of Sergio Mendez, and performed onstage with Jay & the Americans, Johnny Maestro & the Brooklyn Bridge, and Taylor Dane. Locally, Davey has performed with SideKick, Texas Kick, The Texas Homewreckers, and Final Phase.
Ed, on Bass, learned about country music and the “Southern Style” first hand,
by touring the southern United States performing country music. As bassist, drummer, and rhythm guitarist for the group “The Uptown Country Band” Ed developed that “Mountain Music” style that drives SixGun’s solid sound. Ed came to SixGun after touring the South and the New York area with the popular groups, “Music City Junction” and “ShotGun”. Ed plays the 4, 5, and 6 string Bass, and has studied with well known Bassist Mike Frost. He is one of our original members.
SixGun Hotline: (631) 585-4540