Mike has a significant amount of experience working in the music industry as a performance artist and studio musician. His ability to play bass and keys at the same time impresses the crowd. Mike brings the full monty to the stage with his talent and vocals. His ability to anticipate during improv situations strengthens the musicians on stage.
"I believe in the power of music and the positive connection it has on people's lives"- Jeff Stone
Jeff is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and hopes to instill in others, a love for music. When he is not playing with the Guy Unger Band he can be found teaching.
Get to Know Us
The Guy Unger Band has had the privilege of having Musicians such as Mike Ward, Mike Pennink and Mike Regent join the stage. This group is deeply rooted in the music community!
EVERY BAND HAS A STORY, AND THIS ONE IS OF SUCCESS AND ENTERTAINMENT.
The band consists of music instructors and sheer talent. The chemistry is obvious!
Mandy Unger Sax/Vocals
Mandy brings something special to the stage with her saxophones and flute. Her wide selection of influences are found in hints of her solos and shared talent. She loves teaching woodwinds and intro music. She has been performing with Guy for decades in multiple projects. Mandy grew up in the music scene as a child and began sharing the live music scene as a teenager exploring jam sessions with some of the triangle area's greatest! She is humble in her appreciation of the senior musicians that shared the stage with her giving her experience and memories that influence her stage presence. Her vocals add that extra flash to this VERY AMAZING BAND.
" Sometimes I close my eyes and just immerse my myself in the music, being onstage is my special place" Mandy Unger
Mandy has performed in projects such as 421 Underground, Rhythm Tide, Who -R- We, and many more local groups. She doesn't mind getting that phone call for a horn player in demand.
J.R. started playing piano at age 7, and has been blessed to enjoy a wide and varied musical career. From church choirs and cruise ships to ballet and broadway musicals, he relishes his experience as a " jack of all trades" performer. He hails from Raleigh N.C. where he teaches privately, accompanies and composes.
" I'm thrilled to be jamming with all the talented and fun folks in The Guy Unger Band". J. R. Wright
Guy went to the Atlanta Institute of Music and Methodist College to fulfill his need and desire for music and knowledge of the like. He has been performing since a teenager in his hometown, Sanford, N.C.
He teaches music and shares his experience with his pupils assisting them with furthering their education and the endless possibilities music can bring. His stage presence is wowing to say the least. Guy has a wide variety of music influences and musician friends he grew up performing with. He often speaks highly of the many musicians in his community that bring an all new level to performing. He is humble and talented to say the least and is grateful for every opportunity he has had onstage and off in the music world. Often the band jokes that he is " the reason for the season', hence he has brought many talented musicians to share the stage.