A Contemporary Christian Rock Band
Biography of the Band Members
Dan Leone, Rhythm Electric Guitar and Lead Vocals
Dan has been involved in music ministry for more than 40 years. As one of the original founders of the band, Dan is involved in numerous church organizations and fellowship ministries including ACTS-CT and Life Teen Ministries where he serves as a music minister in worship services and special events. Dan travels to the country of Haiti each year doing missionary work building projects for the poorest of God’s children in the Western Hemisphere. Dan is currently living and working in Dubai in the country of the United Arab Emirates on assignment until 2014.
Dave Richard, Lead Electric Guitar
As a co-founder of the band, Dave has been playing electric guitar for more than 25 years and is an accomplished soloist giving 150% to every song. Dave loves to give praise and worship to God through his music and he ministers at several 12 step recovery clubs throughout Connecticut where he is often seen on stage banging out lead guitar riffs with ease.
Joe Leone, Original Bass Guitarist and Backup Vocals
Joe is Dan's son and a graduate of St. Anselm College in New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology. He is an accomplished guitarist and bassist with a passion for leading music. His stage presence is invaluable as he ministers to the crowd through the sharing of his faith. Joe is a core leader for numerous teen and young adult ministries including ACTS-CT and Life Teen as well as serving as a team member and youth summer camp counselor at a Christian Youth Camp. He has his Master's degree in Education from Providence College andf is currently studying Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut.
Andrew LaFlamme, Bass Guitarist and Backup Vocals
Andrew rounds out the band on Bass Guitar. He has a passion for music and has been playing both acoustic and electric guitar for 5 years. He remains very active in his Life Teen Youth program and is often found joining in the music ministry at Sunday services. Andrew loves to “Rock for Jesus” with SpiritN3D and is currently a freshman at the University of Connecticut studying Civil Engineering.
Kevin Cuff, Percussions-Drummer
Kevin has been sitting at a drum kit since he was a young teen and has a deep passion for Christian music. Kevin can often be found playing at his Calvary Church Music Ministry in Uncasville, CT and also plays drums in another Christian Band in the southeast CT area. SpiritN3D is blessed to have Kevin on drums as he brings a wealth of talent to the band. His professional instruments not only include a traditional drum set but he also has a cool electronic kit that he uses for special events. Kevin excels at giving witness at our performances whenever asked. He has a true gift of Faith.
Dave Tiefenbrunn, Soundman and Keyboard
Dave has been working the soundboard for SpiritN3D since its beginning. Dave is a professional soundman with more than 30 years of experience and can make the band sound great in a large gymnasium or a small coffeehouse setting. Dave has a background in elecrtical engineering and is often found tweaking the band's "gear" to get the sound just right. He is also a keyboard player and can fill in the background with the keys. He is a valuable member of the band for his extensive knowledge in electronics and audio production.
Website Address: www.spiritn3d.com
Contact: Dan Leone, email: Danzo29@msn.com
Self-contained and self-supporting, with its own sound and lighting equipment and technical production support, the band is ready to play at venues ranging from open-air events to auditorium-hall concerts with over 6000 watts of power.