The White Hots meet the artists
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Tina Albright’s vocal talent took her to the prestigious Eastman Scool of Music, where she was graduated from the vocal performance program. Today she has a loyal following when she sings with the White Hots. Tina’s warm tone and soulful restraint is in the style of the great jazz crooners. She points to Diana Krall, Peggy Lee and Tony Bennett as influences. Albright also appears with the Steve Greene Trio and the Bill Welch Band.

Ted Mosher has played with many of the best blues bands in upstate New York including internationally known Joe Beard and John Cole. He played with legendary bluesman “Son” House in the 1970s after Son was rediscovered living in Rochester.

Aleksandar Disljenkovic began his professional career as a blues guitarist in 1976 after playing with renowned bluesman “Son” House. By the mid-1980s, Aleks was touring the U.S., Canada and Mexico with a number of blues headliners. His Serbian roots and a growing interest in jazz and composition have made Aleks a gifted songwriter.

Jazz fans across the country appreciate the talents of guitarist Steve Greene. Known for his improvisational skills and the rich texture of his playing, Greene has released three CDs to rave reviews including Gene with Greene with internationally-renowned jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini. Greene is the owner of Steve Greene Music Studios and NorthTwelve Productions.

the relish

Relish makes the White Hot even better … here are some of the other musicians who regularly spice up the place.

 A veteran of blues and rock bands, Tom Hanney (harmonica) played with recording artist Sidney Blue. He teaches harmonica classes and is a partner in BluesPower!, a team-building presentation. His harmonica playing was featured on CBS Channel 8’s morning show.

Bill Blind is a Rochester native and former MTNA High School National Percussion Champion. He has been classically and Jazz trained at the Chautauqua Institute, University of Cincinnati, University of Miami and the Eastman School of Music, studying under Ruth Cahn, Dave Mancini, John Beck and Steve Rucker.

Mr. Blind has performed with various artists including Mark Manetta, Chuck Mangione and the Rochester Philharmonic, and at venues from Carnegie Hall to the Eastman Theatre.

Bill has worked at Roxy’s Music Store in Batavia, NY for 25 years and counting. He currently performs with various Jazz, Blues and R&B groups throughout Western New York, including Deborah Sorensen, Steve Greene, Kinloch Nelson and The White Hots.