Mike Pyne (keyboards) 

1996 to Present:  Currently performing with  The Sociables   Tour Schedule     Summerfest    Lindenfest   Harley 105th   Oak Creek Lions Fest  Fans  organ-solo

Over the years Mike has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with the following musicians and bands.

Mike Pyne 1966 Hammond B3 solo

In Memory of Alex Kostopoulos "God's Speed my friend"

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Title: Bad Man

 Album: Head Band

 Author/Composer: Alex Kostopoulos

 Bass: Greg T. Walker,  Drums: Jackson "Thunderfoot" Spires,  Guitars: Alex Kostopoulos.  Piano/Organ: Mike Pyne, Vocals: Eric McDonald

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Budweiser Pavilion

Summerfest

WI State Fair

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below..  July 4th 1978,  Mike was 16 years old.  (left to right: Slant, unknown, Paul Richmond, Mike Pyne - B3, Gregg Knackert -guitar- R.I.P.)

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Summerfest George Thorogood                                                                            Summerfest The Outlaws

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2011: Cream City Convicts  with RongoChad, Billy Conrad.

I'm proud to introduce my son Jake Pyne.   

Jake's new band has opened for The Sociables and performed at the "RAVE", "Trog Fest", "Thirsties" and "GHS", check them out.!
Jakes influences are Randy Rhoads, Dave Mustaine, Al Petrelli, Steve Howe, Mozart and Bach.    

Jake Pyne (Vocals) and Doug Dobert (Instruments) cover Alice in Chains "Nutshell" 

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Discography

2000  "Head Band CD" with Alex KostopoulosGreg T. Walker and Jackson Spires co-founders of "Blackfoot".

1998  “Stokes Live  CD"
 Recorded Live May 15, 1998 At The Milwaukee Symphony Ball

1994 – 1997  Chesterfield Kings, 4 song E.P .performing live at the Up and Under Pub Milwaukee. Dave Cornette, Sean Dixon, Rick Holmes, Mike Pyne and Scott Sharrard. Make sure you check out Scott Sharrard on the 2010 tour with Gregg Allman and Friends  

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1996  Swim  "Musician Magazine"

1992 - 1994  Blues Disciples

1993  Problem Child CD "In The Hole"

1990  WDJT-TV58 - Milwaukee, WI
  Music Beds

1990  Windmark Records – Virginia Beach, VA
Cast A Giant Shadow, "Bus Stop" – Studio Work

1988  WARP DRIVE   "Gimme, Gimme" Nalli Records, Ann Arbor, MI 
Warp Drive left to right: Steve Draeger, Cary Kaylan, Mark Woerpel, Mike Pyne  and Vin E. current lead singer for Sponge.

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1986 - 1987  TOKIO ROSE, featuring: Michael Marquart,, George BernhardtMark Anthony and Robb Hanshaw.
 TOKIO ROSE Video  "Bye Bye Girl" ,  Music: Mike Pyne, Words: Mark Anthony, Much Music, Canada / Windsong Records – Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

 TOKIO ROSE Video  "Another Night"  Michael Marquart, George Bernhardt, Mark Anthony, Mike Pyne, Robb Hanshaw, Windsong Records.

Description: Tokio Rose " BIG BIG HAIR DAYs"

1986  Improvisational Piano
  Grand Avenue Mall – Milwaukee, WI

1984 - 1986  The Names. The Names performing live at the Florian II Supper Club Baileys Harbor, WI. Contemporary Top 40
  Agent:  Talent Associates, Milwaukee, WI
  Achievements: Voted "Best New Band Top 40" in 1985 by
  Wisconsin Association of Musicians

1982 - 1983 Quo Vadis.    featuring “Rongo” on drums.
  93 WQFM Radio - Album Project 1983 "Don't Want to Let You Go"
  Recorded at Traum Studio
  Achievements:  Voted Best New Band in 1983 by the
  Wisconsin Association of Musicians.

Description: 93QFM Rocks!

1977 -1982  Benny's Basement Band , featuring “Rongo” on drums.
  93 WQFM Radio - Album Project 1981 "Spanish Fly"
  Recorded at Shadetree Studio/Playboy Club, Lake Geneva, WI
  Fantasies - Album Project 1982 "Moons Ago"
  Recorded at Shadetree Studio/Playboy Club, Lake Geneva, WI

  Bennys Basement Band Video: "Lighten Up" 
  Music: Mike Pyne
  Words: Rongo Pyne
  Copyright: 1978
  Performed by Bennys Basement Band live at the Rave on 4-17-1998, Milw WI.
  Sound & Audio: Gary Lumley
  Video: Harry Pyne

  Bennys Basement Band Video: "Dust To Dawn"
  Music: Mike Pyne
  Words: Greg Knackert, Rongo Pyne
  Copyright: 1978
  Performed by Bennys Basement Band live at the Rave on 4-17-1998, Milw WI.
  Sound & Audio: Gary Lumley
  Video: Harry Pyne

 

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 Equipment:

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Yamaha S90XS.  Minimoog Model D.   Korg Radius.   Yamaha MOTIF 8.  Roland AX-B1.

Mackie 1402-VLZ pro. Lexicon MX400XL. Behringer MDX 2200.

Cakewalk Pro Audio 9.

 Links:

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Special thanks to my wife Julie and our children.

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Our children, Jake, Sarah and Lauren.

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Pyne Family:

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Bro, lites on.  
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Mike Pyne Bands:

Benny's Basement Band: Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Gregg Knackert, Steve Knackert, Patrick Benkowski. (Rock)

 

Benny's: Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Gregg Knackert, Steve Knackert, Patrick Benkowski. (Rock)

 

Blues Disciples: Mike Pyne, Scott Sharrard, Dave Cornette, Paul Stillin, Jim Schwartz, Rick Holmes, Reverend Raven. (Blues)

 

Chesterfield Kings: Mike Pyne, Dave Cornette, Rick Holmes, Scott Sharrard, Sean Dixon.  (R&B)

 

HeadBand: MikePyne, Alex Kostopoulos, GregT.Walker and JacksonSpires co-founders of "Blackfoot".   (Rock)

 

Quo Vadis: Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Cary Kaylan, Patrick Benkowski, Char Fiorie. (Rock)

 

Middle Of The Road: Mike Pyne, Tom Sharrard, Bill Kelly, Dave Cornette. (R&B)

 

Machine: Mike Pyne, Robb Hanshaw, Mark Woerpel, Mark Anthony, George Bernhardt, Teddy Miller. (Rock)

 

Names: Mike Pyne, Rich Haufchild, Ted Belter, Dave Lopez, Char Fiorie, Todd Scott. (Pop Rock)

 

The Sociables: Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Mick Doll, Tom Wachs, Billy Conrad, Craig Larson. ( http://www.thesociables.com Web Author: Craig Larson, Mike Pyne ) (Southern Rock)

 

Tokio Rose: Mike Pyne, Mike Marquart, Mark Anothy, George Bernhardt, Robb Hanshaw. (Rock)

 

Warp Drive: Mike Pyne, Mark Woerpel, Vin E., Cary Kaylan, Steve Draeger. (Rock)

 

 

Mike Pyne Discography:

2000  "Head Band CD" with MikePyne, Alex Kostopoulos,  GregT.Walker and JacksonSpires co-founders of "Blackfoot".

1998  “Stokes Live  CD"  Recorded Live May 15, 1998 At The Milwaukee Symphony Ball, featuring: Stokes, Mike Pyne, Tom Sharrard, Bill Kelly, Dave Cornette

1994 – 1997  Chesterfield Kings, cassette featuring: Mike Pyne, Scott Sharrard, Dave Cornette, Sean Dixon and Rick Holmes.

1996  Swim  "Musician Magazine"

1992 - 1994  Blues Disciples , featuring: Mike Pyne, Scott Sharrard, Dave Cornette, Paul Stillin, Jim Schwartz, Rick Holmes.

1993  Problem Child CD "In The Hole"

1990  WDJT-TV58 - Milwaukee , WI    Music Beds featuring:  Mike Pyne , Ron Pyne

1990  Windmark Records – Virginia Beach , VA , Cast A Giant Shadow, "Bus Stop" – Studio Work Mike Pyne, Mike Marquart.

1988  WARP DRIVE   "Gimme, Gimme" Nalli Records, Ann Arbor, MI
Featuring: Mike Pyne, Mark Woerpel, Cary Kaylan, Steve Draeger and Vin E. current lead singer for Sponge.

1986 - 1987  TOKIO ROSE, featuring: Michael Marquart,, George Bernhardt , Mark Anthony and Robb Hanshaw.
 Song: "Bye Bye Girl", Author: Mike Pyne, Mark Anthony – Video, Much Music, Canada / Windsong Records – Toronto , Ontario , Canada

1986  Improvisational Piano ,   Grand Avenue Mall – Milwaukee , WI, featuring: Mike Pyne

1984 - 1986  Names , featuring: Mike Pyne, Rich Haufchild, Ted Belter, Dave Lopez, Char Fiorie, Todd Scott.
 Contemporary Top 40
 Agent:  Talent Associates, Milwaukee , WI
 Achievements: Voted "Best New Band Top 40" in 1985 by
  Wisconsin Association of Musicians

1982 - 1983  Quo Vadis , featuring: Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Cary Kaylan, Patrick Benkowski, Char Fiorie.
 93 WQFM Radio - Album Project 1983 "Don't Want to Let You Go"
 Recorded at Traum Studio
 Achievements:  Voted Best New Band in 1983 by the
  Wisconsin Association of Musicians.

1977 -1982  Benny's Basement Band , featuring:  Mike Pyne, Ron Pyne, Gregg Knackert, Steve Knackert, Patrick Benkowski.
 93 WQFM Radio - Album Project 1981 "Spanish Fly"
 Recorded at Shadetree Studio/Playboy Club, Lake Geneva , WI
 Fantasies - Album Project 1982 "Moons Ago"
 Recorded at Shadetree Studio/Playboy Club, Lake Geneva , WI

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The: A musical dinosaur still roars

'm just used to the real thing," says Mike Pyne of Germantown, R&B organist in the Chesterfield Kings and Middle of the Road. Pyne, 35, reduced the hernia ...
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