eXeed band – St Louis' Hottest Sound Rage Rockin' familiar 70s classics to today's hottest tunes "entertainment beyond eXpectation"
eXeed entertains. eXeed rocks. eXeed pleases the masses.
Playing generation-defining music from the 70's to present.
From Zeppelin to Gaga, Journey to Katy Perry, INXS to Adele......it's one wild ride!!!
eXeed is the catalyst for any public venue, city festival, corporate function, wedding reception or party. eXeed's fabulous synergy and years of professional stage experience converge for an evening of non stop crowd interaction and slamming renditions of your chart topping favorites.
eXeed is unique in it's ability to effortlessly conform to the needs of the client. Whether dealing with the limitations of a small space or volume ordinances or conversely, needing to fill a large space - eXeed has 2 separate PA's, allowing it to easily fulfill the audio needs of most any venue without compromising quality. eXeed's expansive songlist allows them to structure the evening's selections to best suit the client's target audience. Additionally, eXeed is mindful of family friendly functions and exercises due diligence in the song selections for events involving children.
From beginning to end eXeed will exceed your expectations and take you on an energetic musical trek you're sure to want to take again, and again, and again.
Lead Vocalist and keyboardist...Deanna's expansive versatile 2.5 octave vocal range allows her to effortlessly belt both male and female songs while also energizing eXeed songs with her keyboard flair. From tender to torch, Adele to Melissa Etheridge, Journey to Lady Gaga, Zeppelin to Katy Perry, every note she sings is straight from the soul and purposely created to leave you stunned.
Deanna has enjoyed an expansive music career that spans Illinois, Nashville and Missouri. She worked for 13 years in Nashville as demo singer, songwriter and a vocalist for various cutting edge local bands and major recording artists.
By day: serving as the owner of The Deanna Williams Studio of Music since '04 as a highly respected piano and vocal coach specializing in contemporary artistry.
Electric guitar and vocals...Jeff's playing is truly an art form in itself. His vast knowledge of his instruments parlayed with his amazing talent allows him to effortlessly manipulate a tone of choice with intrinisic technical precision and agility. Translation: This guy is unbelievable....watch, learn and stand in awe.
Jeff has been shredding tunes and honing his craft his entire life. From his early years as an accomplished teenage rocker from Chicago, Jeff has been in professional bands for decades. Eight of those years include leading bands in the St. Louis area and establishing him as a highly respected guitarist and entertainer.
By Day: trains airline pilot instructors and certifies jet pilots... keeping our skies safe and friendly.
Bassist and vocalist...Bill is without a doubt the most laid back member of eXeed....but don't let his cool demeanor and chill factor fool you. This dude can play. He is an amazing talent and an incredibly solid player, providing eXeed with the groove and bottom end only a seasoned bassist can provide.
Bill Pierce, has been a working professional musician since the early 70's. He has toured and played with such notable bands as The Jay Berry Band, Adrastus, The Strangers with Mike Safron and Steve Scorfina formally of Pavlov's Dog and most recently Green Eggs and Hamm.
By day: Bill enjoyed a solid career with Hostess for 20+ years. He is now settled into the luxury of enjoying retirement with his lovely wife and getting to play music pretty much whenever, wherever and as often as he wishes.
Drummer....Bryan has been playing drums for 8 years, 7 ½ of those playing in bands. As a self taught drummer, Bryan's greatest inspiration was the styles of classic rock and country. Bryan drives eXeed from song to song, providing the momentum to keep our party moving.
By day: works in Wright City as an Automotive Computer Diagnostic Technician... keeping all the lady customers happy when they get to see his guns.