americana, roots rock, folk, country, blues, r&b
Jim, a veteran of the Bay Area nightclub and concert scene, is a versatile musician. While he is known for his lead guitar and vocals, he plays many contemporary (guitar, keyboards, bass) and traditional (dobro, pedal steel) instruments. Jim has been a member of a variety of bands, from vintage country to pure pop, including Johnny B and The Speedshifters. Jim has shared the stage with legends like Stevie Ray Vaughn and James Cotton.
Victor acquired his Bachelor's of Music degree in 1983 from San Francisco State University. He and Jim have played music together since they were in high school, and they still play to this day! While at SF State, Victor studied with the likes of Steve Mitchell, Barry Jekowsky and Richard Kvistad. Victor's professional experience includes top 40, rock n’ roll, jazz, and country bands, as well as orchestral music.
Dan began playing guitar and piano at 13 years old. He quickly learned other instruments and began singing with his high school band, Yesterday's News. In 2005, Dan joined Johnny B. and The Speedshifters and began playing music with his father, Jim. They have been singing together ever since, and formed the roadrunners in 2013.
Nick is a classically trained pianist. At age 12, he played occasional keyboards with band’s like Yesterday’s News. In high school, Nick performed his original compositions for talent showcases. In addition, he accompanied many high school solo and group
performers. Nick also began running sound for choral concerts, plays and musicals, and guest speaker events as well as for professional bands, including Johnny B. and the Speedshifters, and the Riptides. When his father and brother were looking for a bass
player for their new band, roadrunners, Nick took up bass and joined the band.