Bernie Palo, Keyboards: Lifelong Detroiter Palo is firmly established as the local go-to guy for all things Hammond . Musical Director for Bob Seger’s longtime Saxman Alto Reed. Currently playing Keyboards for former Grand Funk Railroad’s Mark Farner. A veteran of numerous bands on the regional scene for more than 35 years, including favorites: The Regular Boys, The Filter Kings, The Groove Council, Jill Jack, Barbara Payton, David Shelby, LSC and others.
• 2011 Detroit Music Award Winner for Outstanding R&B Band.
• 2012 Detroit Music Award Nominee for Outstanding R&B/Blues Band.
• 2017 Detroit Music Award Winner for Best Americana Album/Jill Jack
Has shared the stage with National Recording Artists: Alto Reed, Mitch Ryder, Former Grand Funk Railroad Front man Mark Farner, Dave Mason, Jeff Daniels, The Howling Diablos, Jimmie Bones of Kid Rock, Craig Frost, Julianne Ankley, Otis Day, Rick Derringer, Peter Rivera, Gary U.S. Bonds, Cowboy Troy, Jefferson Starship, Blue Oyster Cult, Chuck Negron of 3 Dog Night and others.