Band Members

Band Members

Marc Van Wageningen – Bass


On Thursday, January 12th, Marc and fellow bandmate, David Garibaldi were hit by a train in front of Yoshi’s Nightclub, Jack London Square, Oakland. Both Marc and David are in the hospital, in the process of recovery.

To donate to a recovery fund for Marc, please visit

Marc van Wageningen was born and raised in Amsterdam, Holland and started playing bass guitar at the age of 16. He moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1980 and started playing with jazz greats Eddie Marshall, George Marshall, Larry Schneider and Mel Martin.

Over the years, Marc has had the opportunity to play with numerous musicians including: Sheila E, Tower of Power, George Duke, Vince Welnick (Grateful Dead), Cornelius Bumpus (Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan), Steve Smith (Journey), RAD (Prince), Pete Escovedo, Mark Murphy, Francisco Aquabella, Keiko Matsui, Luis Conte (Madonna), Stan Getz, Esther Phillips, Paul Winters, Diane Reeves, Andy Narell, Steve Halpern, Steve Erquiaga, Ray Obiedo, Second Sight, Rebecca Mauleon, Tom Grant, Tom Coster (Santana), Mark Russo (Yellow Jackets).

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