Rose And Swaz / Photo By Mary Ellen Z. Resume

      ROSE and SWAZ are founders and performers of the band SPEAK E-Z out of Northeastern PA. We are currently reforming the band and are looking for a bassist/keyboardist/guitarist. Our genres include BLUES and JAZZ STANDARDS. If you are in the Wilkes Barre /Scranton area and are interested please email ROSE at

ROSE bio:
age 49 singing since age 15 when classic rock was top 40 LOL!
Originally from the Philadelphia and Bucks County areas.
Sang in all types of bands. From variety bands,classic rock, country,jazz and blues in the tri state areas.
Settled into Jazz Standards and Blues.
Flute player since age 9
Most recent band was The Blue River Band out of Reading/Lancaster which was a variety band. Was with them for 6 years.
Started our band Speak E-Z after moving to Wilkes Barre
deciding to go all Jazz and Blues because that's where my heart lies and that's what my voice is seasoned to do.

SWAZ bio:
Also originally from the Philadelphia/Montgomery County area.
Been playing drums professionally for 30 years
All Genres but loves Blues and Jazz
Has toured 2 countries. Fronting and Headlining
Studio, TV and Radio
Bands such as Rubber Husband/Rolling Bones/Driving Sideways
Lot's of fill in work for Jazz Combos
Was in Gary Russmiller Music Program
Also Teaches From Beginners To Advanced Students

Updated:  November 25, 2008

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