Andre Floyd and Mood Iguana have always been a band full of open minded professional musicians striving to further art and music for years. This band cannot be placed into a single genre but rather dances around taking the most loved elements from many musical styles and weaving them together in such a masterful way.
Andre Floyd - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Andre Floyd has been all around the world playing his special brand of original rockin' blues and ballads. Andre has worked with such greats as Taj Mahal, Edgar Winter, Corky Siegel (of the legendary Siegel - Schwall blues band) and many more. Not only has Andre performed for 41 of his 51 years, but Andre is also a renowned promoter of concerts and has produced over 30 CD's for other regional artists. In short, Andre is the quintessential musician and businessman. Don't miss this truly gifted product of Montana as he keeps giving.
David Griffith - B3, Keyboards, piano, mandolin, saxophone, guitar, vocals
Multi-instrumentalist David Griffith is a man who we’re sure you’ve seen before. Formerly with Michael Martin Murphey, David now splits his musical duties between Rob Quist, Jack Gladstone and Andre’ Floyd w/ Mood Iguana. In fact David and Andre’ are currently working on the new Mood Iguana CD at Snoring Hound Studio in Somers Mt. (406) 857-3113. David plays nearly everything (sax, keyboards, pedal steel, guitar, mandolin and more) often at the same time! You’ve got to see it to believe it.
Ron Reeves - Bass, Vocals
Ron Reeves was born in Belleville Illinois and has loved music since he can remember. He has been playing music and working on audio since 1966. Ron started in 4th grade working on his grade school's PA system and helping with the band. Since then his technical abilities have taken him many places around the US. Joining the US Army directly out of high school, he qualified to play Bass and Guitar for the US Army and National Guard Bands, as well as working in the Navy School of Music recording studio. Ron has done sound and/or been the backline tech for over 300 various concerts and performances, with the likes of BB King, Doobie Brothers, Suzy Boguss, Dixie Dregs, Bad Company,
Elvin Bishop, Chic Corea and Lou Rawls just to name a few. Ron currently runs his own business of audio engineering, systems design and technical installations. His love for music, knowledge of technical production requirements along with quality of sound keeps his schedule filled in the Kalispell area. Ron's bass playing reflects a deep enjoyment for Andre's personal style of funky blues with power.
Don Caverly - Drums, vocals
Montana native and prolific multi-instrumentalist Don Caverly has been a fixture on the Flathead Valley music scene for several years, performing and teaching on drums, bass, guitar and piano. A graduate of the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of music, Don has studied with some of the world’s most prominent musicians, including Claudio Roditi, Russel Malone, Roy Hargrove, and John Clayton. In September of this year, Don traveled to New York to perform at Lincoln Center with award-winning saxophonist and flautist Erica von Kleist.This trip was part of a brief sabbatical, during which Don had the opportunity to meet and spend time with some of the city’s most notable artists, including Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Sara Caswell, Jon Irabagon, and members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.
Having recently returned to Montana with renewed creative energy, Don is now developing his local private teaching studio, and is also embarking on a fall 2012 tour with Erica von Kleist.The duo will conduct educational jazz workshops at Whitworth University, University of Montana, Flathead Valley Community College, and performances at several venues in Spokane, Missoula and Whitefish. Don will also be recording and releasing his first CD as a bandleader in 2013.
Enjoy Andre Floyd with Mood Iguana's "Project 2o12"