Meet Rear View Mirror
Rear View Mirror is made up of experienced and dedicated musicians who love recreating the fun and groovy vibe of the 60s. They are:
John Paredes - Keys/Vocals - Influenced by his family's Hollywood connections and musically trained, John brings a breadth of talent and musical knowledge to RVM. Along with backing vocals, John is skilled at adding whatever instrumentation is needed to create whatever sound RVM needs. John also performs in several other well regarded NW bands and acts as RVM's musical director.
GUSTAF HOLMBERG - LEAD VOCALS - With decades of vocal and flute performance in a variety of genres (jazz, latin, pop, classical, Gustaf offers excellent vocal talent and a great head of hair for a man of a certain age. along with Valerie (see below) as 2019 adds, we no longer need to have the lights on john for eye candy!
Rick Erickson - Guitar/Vocals - With decades of experience performing, Rick is an accomplished musician and has provided guitar tech skills to both NW and national acts. He's a tone freak and while he can impress with his soloing abilities, he's very comfortable providing the perfect background for vocal/pop.
VALERIE hUDSON - lEAD VOCALS - relatively NEW TO PERFRORMING BUT A NATURAL TALENT, VALERIE BRINGS ENERGY, FUN AND EXCELLENT LEAD AND BACKING VOCALS TO RVM. SHE HAS JUMPED INTO PERFORMING WITH BOTH FEET, LENDING HER VOCAL TALENT TO American VINYL, ALONG WITH OTHER ACTS AS WELL.
Dave Lavin - Bass/Vocals - The bands "manager", Dave (along with John) is co-founder of RVM. A child of the 60s who apparently, never grew up, Dave has played all styles of pop and rock music over the years but loves bringing the 60s sound to our audiences.
Jeff Lockhart - Drums/Vocals - Also providing drums/percussion for Crème Tangerine, the popular Beatles tribute, Jeff is well versed in recreating sixties music. His experience as director of the Kirkland Performance Center also enables him to bring excellent production and creative skills to the band.