Ozzie starting playing drums at age 11. Having studied at New York's Drummer's Collective under Kim Plainfield as well with two great teachers in New Jersey, Keith Necessary and Gloria Gaynor's drummer Pat Patrillo, Ozzie was taught the importance of groove. In 2012 he formed Stereo Junkies fueled by the vision of creating a cover band that would play a wide selection of songs much like ones own Ipod or Spotify mix. By seeking out other musicians with diverse musical backgrounds and musical experiences, Stereo Junkies Band has created a live show experience that infuses Rock, Hip Hop, Classic Rock as well as Pop and Motown. Stereo Junkies band plays each event with one goal in mind....to keep people dancing!
Paula Gans was born in New York City and raised in Bergen County, NJ. Her passion for singing developed as a child in church. Over the past 30 years, Paula has embraced all styles and genres of music and performed in hundreds of shows across the region – from weddings to parades, dinner cruises and concerts to private parties. Paula is also an actress and has appeared on stage at many community theaters in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. She holds BA’s in both Communications and Theatre, and an AAS in Radiology. She is a licensed Radition Therapist and Radiologic Technologist. Although she dons scrubs all week, she enjoys letting loose, truly being her outgoing self and rocking out on weekends.
Dave is a veteran of the Tri-state club scene for over 30 years, including 14 years with The Party Dolls band. He is an accomplished musician, playing guitar and keyboards and is always willing to add the little extras to make a song sound authentic, whether it’s playing bass, harmonica, singing or rapping. Dave is a big Giants fan and hates when people don’t use their turn signals.
Mike is a fun loving, energetic performer! His vocal range and versatility allows him to tackle a wide array of musical styles with relative ease. He has performed in cover bands for over 20 years and has experience in writing/performing original music as well.
He currently performs in a 90’s tribute band, country band and an a-cappella group which has afforded him the opportunity to grace major stages along side rock n' roll legends of the 50's & 60's.
Mike truly loves a diverse play list which is exactly what Stereo Junkies has to offer. He's sure you'll enjoy your night out (every night) with this talented group of players!
Fred has been playing bass for 30 years in various bands in the Northern NJ area. Fred has always had a passion for music and was brought up in a family that was always listening to various genres. In addition to bass guitar he also plays drums and piano.