Leo Mera (Bass)
Leo started playing bass at age 17 after attending a concert in his homeland of the Dominican Republic, where he was blown away by the talent and cool attitude of the bass player. That summer young Leo traveled to New York City where he bought his first instrument, began taking lessons, and learning on his own in his spare time.
Returning to the Dominican Republic, Leo started working the Dominican Rock circuit with several established bands until deciding to strike out and organize his own band, Corte Legal. Corte Legal wascomprised of young, talented musicians who went on to play music festivals and concerts. Corte Legal secured their foothold in the DR music scene by taking fourth place at the 1992 Rock Olympics, in Santo Domingo, DR.
Danny Paradise (Keyboards, Vocals)
From upstate New York Danny comes with a boat load of experience. Starting in grade school playing school dances in the late 60's and early 70's to playing with some of the top bands at premier events, clubs, casinos, and festivals in upstate New York. Having delved into many genre's of music including: pop, dance, soul, blues, oldies, classic and southern rock, country and even a Celtic band or two, Danny has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with acts such as the Marshall Tucker Band, The Platters, The Coasters, and the Young Dubliners..
Cliff Mann (Guitar, Vocals)
Born & raised on Chicago's South Side, Cliff started playing professionally at the age of 17, playing for several years in the Chicago Blues, Rock and R & B Club Circuit. Cliff had the pleasure of playing along side members of Chicago, Styx,Muddy Waters, CCR & many others. He looks forward to adding his playing style to Shore Patrol's sound.
Ron Lorenzo (Saxophone, Vocals)
Ron recently moved to the Southwest Florida area from New Jersey. He has worked extensively playing sax, keys as well as singing with many of the premiere entertainment bands in the Philadelphia and New York markets. Ron is a powerful performer and loves to "get the room rockin" with his unique ability to interact with the dancers on the floor. When listening to Ron, be ready to have a fantastic and fun evening! Ron's musical skill set has without a doubt helped the band round out their portfolio.
Cristy Cole (Lead Vocals)
Introducing and welcoming Cristy Cole to Shore Patrol. Believe me when I say "You are going to want to hear this woman sing". Originally from New Mexico, Cristy Moved to Port Charlotte, Florida in 1980. She began singing in church and then on to high School choir and musicals. Her first band was called "Cliché' and then for 22 years with "Third StreetExit". "While having a passion for singing, I must say that my Family is most important". Cristy is married and has five grown Children and five Grand daughters.. "I'm excited about my new Venture with Shore Patrol". "They are a wonderful Group of Musicians and I am looking forwarded to what the future brings".
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Captain Chuck Eichner (Founder)
Chuck is the founder of Shore Patrol which he put together in 2015. Even though Chuck needed to leave the band in late 2015, we felt it important he remained as an honorary member of the Shore Patrol Family. Chuck still has amazing guitar skills and you may see him appear with the band from time to time.
Kevin Shea (Drums)
Originally from the Boston area, Kevin started drum lessons at age 10. While in high school, he performed in the concert and marching bands in addition to some local rock bands. In 1980 Kevin relocated to Nashville during which time he performed in several clubs and concertvenues. In 1985 he returned to his Boston roots to play with established local bands and artists where he had the pleasure to share the stage with headlining acts including Tim McGraw, Faith Hill,
Alabama, Martina McBride, Randy Travis and Jo Dee Messina to name a few. Retiring to SW Florida, Kevin is very excited to be with Shore Patrol and looks forward to adding to the band’s sound and energy on stage.