Together

TogetherBio:

Together is the hottest English / Spanish showband in the Chicagoland area. The group is a twelve member band that is diversified in its musical styles, performing everything from pop to rhythm and blues to big band to latin rock and different Spanish selections. Its strength is its show, which combines outstanding vocal efforts and a tight state presentation.

The members of Together are George Roldan (vocals and congas), Ray Flores (vocals and timbales), Craig Spann (vocals and bass guitar), Garrett Cope (vocals and keyboards), Rocky Marquez (guitar), Israel Villodas (vocals and trumpet), Mike Carson (saxophones and flute), Richard Watson (trombone), Lannie Turner (drums), Warren Tipton (vocals), Yolanda Chaidez (vocals and percussion), and Brian Tillman (keyboards).

Together has performed at universities, conventions, stadiums, theaters, ballrooms, summerfests, casinos, museums, and in the most exclusive night clubs and lounges throughout the Northwest Indiana Chicagoland area. The group has also had the pleasure of performing for the president and the vice-president of the United States, the Chicago Bulls at the United Center as well as their personal championship victory party, the Chicago Blackhawks’ playoffs, the Miss USA coronation Ball in 2001 and 2002, the Skyline Stage at Navy Pier, the Taste of Chicago, Viva Chicago, Fiesta del Sol, the Pan American Fest, and the Venue at the Horseshoe Casino. In concert the band performed with the Chi-Lites; Ray, Goodman, and Brown; El Gran Combo; Jose Feliciano; Little Joe and La Familia, Emilio Navaira; the Barrio Boys; Johnny Hernandez; La Sombra; Elsa Garcia; War; Tito Nieves; Malo with Jorge Santana; Tierra; El Chicano; Los Kimbos with Adalberto Santiago: Tower of Power; O’Jays; the Whispers; the Stylistics; Russell Thompkins and the New Stylistics; Enchantment; Boys II Men; Heatwave; and comedian Gabriel Iglesias.

“High praise has come not only from these groups, but also from many national celebrities,” said Tom Dreesen, “You have to be present to see the excitement and the high energy of this act.”

What you can expect to hear:

  • Reasons- Earth, Wind, & Fire
  • Natural High- Bloodstone
  • Rock With You-Michael Jackson
  • Mind blowing Decisions- Heatwave
  • Girl From Ipanema- Stan Getz
  • Black Orpheus- “ “
  • Sunflower “ “
  • Still A Young Man- Tower of Power
  • Let’s Stay Together- Al Green
  • Together Tonight- Together
  • Close At Heart- “ “
  • You and I- Rick James
  • Old Time Rock and Roll- Bob Seger
  • Misty- Johnny Mathis
  • Back In Love- LTD
  • O- O Baby Baby- Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
  • Uptight- Stevie Wonder
  • What Does It Take- Jr. Walker and the All Stars
  • What You Would Do For Love- Bobby Caldwell
  • So Very Hard To Go- Tower of Power
  • So Much Oil in The Ground- “”
  • Got to be real – Cheryl Lynn
  • Shake your Groove Thing – Peaches & Herb
  • Reunited – Peaches & Herb
  • At Last – Etta James
  • Shame – “”
  • Real Thing – Marvin Gaye/Tammy Terrel
  • Last Dance – Donna Summer
  • Got to Give It Up – Marvin Gaye
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thick
  • Always – Midnight Star
  • Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
  • Summer Wind- Frank Sinatra
  • The Good Life – Tony Bennett
  • In the Mood- Glenn Miller
  • Girls, Girls, Girls- Temptations
  • Can’t Help Myself-4 Tops
  • Dancin in the Streets- Martha and the Vandellas
  • Tears of a Clown- Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
  • Ain’t that Peculiar- Marvin Gaye
  • Ribbon in the Sky- Stevie Wonder
  • War-Edwin Starr
  • Can’t Hurry Love-Supremes
  • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Chicago
  • It’s Alright- Huey Lewis and the News
  • Copacabana- Barry Manilow
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You- Franki Valli and the 4 Seasons