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Maia Santell & House Blend
Seattle, Washington
1986 - Present



Al Alto ~ Guitar
Ted Dortch ~ Tenor Saxophone
Ted Enderle ~  Upright and Electric Bass
Brian Kent ~ Saxophone
Steve Luceno ~ Upright Bass
Jay Mabin ~ Bass, Harp
Tim Malland ~ Drums
Derick Polk ~ Bass
Maia Santell ~ Leader, Vocals
Bruce Simpson ~ Drums
Mike Slivka ~ Drums
Jeff Ziontz ~ Guitar


Glen Ayers ~ Drums
Don Berman ~ Drums
Phil Bowden ~ Drums
Kevin Chalk Christopher ~ Keyboards
Kimball Conant ~ Guitar
Nelson Daggett ~ Percussion
Jim Day ~ Guitar
Phil Demaree ~ Bass
Don Dieterich ~ Drums
Larry Hill ~ Bass
John Holte ~ Saxophone, Clarinet
Robbie Jordan ~ Saxophone
John Keski ~ Bass
Robin Kutz ~ Guitar
Phil Lawson ~ Guitar
Rick Leppanen ~ Bass
Don Osias ~ Hammond B3
Doug Reid ~  Saxophone
Steve Ryals ~ Saxophone, Trumpet, Clarinet, Flute
Rich Sysinger ~ Guitar
Fred Taylor ~ Drums
Ron Ussery ~ Saxophone
Bryce Van Parys ~ Bass
Ron Weinstein ~ Piano, Hammond B3
Ray Wood ~ Guitar
Steve Yamasaki ~ Tenor Saxophone

In Memory of

John Holte
Robbie Jordan
d:  13 March 2010
Don Osais
Kevin Chalk Christopher

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Manha De Carnaval
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Fine Brown Frame
Georgia On My Mind
Fever and Moondance
Satin Doll
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Born Under a Bad Sign
Flip Flop and Fly
Why Don't You Do Right
Shaky Ground
Blues Party
Black Magic Woman
Hot Rod Lincoln, featuring Al Alto
Just a Little Bit
Bye Bye Blackbird and Killer Joe

Larry Hill, Maia Santell, Kimball Conant, Phil Bowden, and Brian Kent
Maia Santell and House Blend at Cole's Oasis in Ruston, Washington, April 2002

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in members of Maia Santell and House Blend include: Natural Groove, Diamonds Vocal Band, Little Bill and the Bluenotes, New Deal Rhythm Band, Annie Rose and the Thrillers, Sweet Talkin' Jones, Isaac Scott Blues Band, Tiny Tony and Red Beans n' Rice, The Rhythm Boys, The Remnants, and many others NW bands.
From the Cover of Maia's  CD:  Maia Santell Live at the New Orleans
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Last Update:  15 March 2017
Credits: Maia Santell, Kevin Christopher, Tacoma Scene, Sam Carlson, Steve Metzker, Phil Lawson
Band # 743