Established in 1989, Random Axis Band has proven to be the most versatile ensemble in North Texas. The eight member band features four vocalists, both male and female, and the most formidable rhythm section in the Metroplex. Top that off with a show stopping saxophone player and professional-quality sound engineering and you have an unforgettable show. Random Axis' play list culls from contemporary hits by artists such as Outkast, Beyoncé Knowles, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Flo-Rida, Christina Aguilera, Usher, and Gwen Stephani; Classic 60's Rock and Motown Soul by Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations; 70's Disco from Kool & The Gang, Donna Summer and Earth Wind & Fire; 80's Pop and Rock; Big Band, Combo and Vocal Jazz from The Glenn Miller Band and Miles Davis to Harry Connick, Tony Bennett, and Frank Sinatra.
With more than 21 years in the Dallas music scene, Random Axis Band is able to tailor their set lists for any client or function. The band regularly plays for corporate groups and wedding receptions, large and small. See our Wedding Planner page for more information.
Random Axis Band performs weekly at venues such as Memphis Club; Sambuca; Sherlock's, and other area clubs.
Random Axis Band has jammed onstage with rock legends Mick Fleetwood and Greg Allman, and has opened concerts by Bruce Hornsby, Tower of Power, Allman Brothers Band, Willie Nelson, The Commodores, Taylor Dayne, Tracy Byrd, George Strait, Neil McCoy, Steve Wariner, Tracy Lawrence, The Spinners and the Temptations. Wedding clients include actress Angie Harmon and football player Jason Seahorn.
The current lineup consists of: Michael Raupp - Sound Engineer, Vocals; Eric Bryant - Lead Vocals; Shelley Porterfield - Lead Vocals; Slye Fuller - Drums; Richard Shipley - Bass Guitar, Bass Synth; Chee Paduano - Lead and Rhythm Guitars; George Ramirez - Saxophone, EWI; and Dwight Murray - Keyboards.