DEKORAH – Songwriter/Vocals/ Piano / Guitar. Owner of Dekorah Records.
RUDY Z – Bass / Vocals Born and raised in Battle Creek Michigan, Rudy has been playing bass for decades for bands like Ruby Starr, High Treason, Doc Hammer, 52nd St, Dekorah, Burn, KCB, Crush Proof Box, RockIt, Broken Silence, Fabulous House Rockers and many more. He now resides in the Nashville, TN pursuing his musical dreams & playing with some amazing Nashville artists. Rudy also records at Yellow Hammer Studios in Nashville, TN & was the bass player on Quite a Love, Boots & CANDY – all Dekorah Records releases in 2015. NEWS: Dekorah & RudyZ are currently (2017) in video pre-production with videographer Gary Higgins for Dekorah’s song “Quite A Love”, featuring Rudy’s haunting bass lines.
JEFF RADI – Keyz / Vocals (Jeff is also a local singer/songwriter). Jeff is also a WAMI award winner for his original band NAKED TRUTH for Best New Artist. Quote from Jeff, “I saw Dekorah play at a friend’s birthday party, and she blew me away. At that point, I knew I had to be part of her band. She’s a special talent with a unique songwriting vibe.” Jeff has had music & video releases of his original music, and plays all over SE Wisconsin with incredible musicians, including Tommy GreyWolf & more!
JONNY NAGODE – Acoustic Guitar (of THE GROOVE EXPERIENCE)
MARK NAGODE -Backing Vocals Mark has a beautiful angelic voice, and The Dekorah Band is an original project he is working in, and sharing his talents. Mark is the lead singer of the popular Chicago Duo – The Groove Experience. As a lead singer, Mark and his brother Jon (who is the acoustic guitarist for both Dekorah and Groove Experience) have 25plus years in the music industry. All genres & all styles are explored. His experience ranges from countless gigs to Summerfest to Video Projects to Publishing Contracts and Commercial work with NBC, Budweiser, and many more. Mark says about working with Dekorah & band members, “Jon and I add more creative pieces to an excellent cast of musicians!”
TRACEY CANDI SUPERSTAR SPARKS is the awesome featured female vocalist on Dekorah’s song “CANDY” released in 2015. She will be featured in future original song projects from Dekorah Records!! They sang together for 4 exciting years in The Prince Experience & will continue their musical journey on stage and recording! Tracey Candi Superstar Sparks is also a fabulous singer/songwriter in her own right, and is currently studying guitar. NEWS: (January, 2017) Dekorah has added a special addition to her Singing Telegram business, featuring VINTAGE GRAMS – an old school/standards duo with Tracey! Stay tuned for details & our demo!
IMAN L. KHAN – Backing Vocals Iman is a Milwaukee native; whose passion for singing & performance started at age 7; when she began her vocal training in a church youth choir. Over the years she has participated in choirs, traveling musicals, college, community theater and other public and private singing engagements. Before being honored with the opportunity to join Dekorah, she formed an acoustic duo cover band called The Hear and Now Band. She also sings with other cover band projects & duos in Wisconsin & Illinois. She was an occasional fill-in for Dekorah’s role in Gabriel Sanchez’s The Prince Experience – throughout Dekorah’s years in the band 2009 – 2013. She then took over her role completely, when Dekorah moved to Nashville; and Iman is now touring with the country (and beyond) with the Prince Experience Band as a Lead cast member. She is in collaboration with other musicians on original songwriting, contributing lyrics. Iman does a day time gig as a Psychotherapist and Consultant with a practice in Franklin and in Kenosha. Favorite Quote of Iman – “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. “ – Picasso
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