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OPEN HEARTS TRIO: Bio

John Reese - Band Leader

John Reese — Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, & Harmonica. John brings 25 years of solo and ensemble performing experience to the band. He is a prolific songwriter, with a large catalog of original tunes.

Ron Smoot - Lead Guitar

Ron Smoot - Lead Guitar. Ron has performed for the last 35 years with the area's top bands, including the legendary "Spy-Dels" and local favorites "Johnny B. and the Stingers". Ron has performed the last 18 years with Open Hearts. Ron has co-written songs on the CD's, and has helped in the arrangement of many of them.

Nancy Freitas - Vocals & Guitar

Nancy Freitas — Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, and Percussion. Nancy is also a talented songwriter, and she performs many of her songs in the band. Her beautiful voice blends perfectly with John's to create the band's unique vocal sound.