From Left to Right: Gary Lea, Rick Mickaels, Rick Magarian, Pablo Plantain, Amos Munoz, Armen Phelps, Michael Melgoza
Rye Wit… Is a funky R&B, Blues and Rock and Roll Band with roots in the East Bay and deep in R&B, Blues and Rock and Roll. Rye Wit plays a portfolio of contemporary R&B, Blues and Rock and Roll cover and original songs of toe tapping, feet dancing music.
Rye Wit is comprised of 7 members including: Lead Singer, Guitars, Bass, Saxophone and Trumpet Horn Section, and Drums. Together the group pounds out R&B songs with strong back beats and polished horn and Guitar parts with vocals that starts the party going and keeps it going. The group boasts a rich selection of music with plenty of diversity leading with covers of well known artists such as Arthur Connely, Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett, Mark Knopfler, Van Morrison, ZZ Top along with original songs from Rye Wit’s very own Amos Munoz and Gary Lea.
Meet the band. Rick Mickaels – Lead Vocals; Amos Munoz – Rhythm and Lead Guitar – Lead Vocals; Gary Lea-Lead and Rhythm Guitar and Back Up Vocals; Pablo Plantain-Bass Guitar – Lead and Backup Vocals; Michael Melgoza-Drums, Lead and Backup Vocals; Rick Magarian - Trumpet,