Band Members

Title Description
Evan Stuezenberger - Lead Vocal As Lead Singer, Evan takes on quite a lot of responsibility, not only singing hits from the Steely Dan catalog, but telling great stories of the bands history while taking the audience on a ride of nostalgia.   Evan is a singer/songwriter residing in Fort Wayne Indiana. At an early age he developed a natural affinity singing and a passion for music, which he continued to pursue throughout his high school and collegiate career. Evan is a graduate of IPFW with a bachelor degree in vocal performance specifically in the area of classical/opera. Immediately after graduation he entered the live performance scene and has since performed with multiple classical and modern musical groups across the Midwest, ranging from the Fort Wayne philharmonic, regional bands to national acts, and now FM - a Tribute to Steely Dan. Throughout his unique career he has also performed with and ope... View Profile
Michael McDonald - Keyboards Taking on the musical role of Donald Fagen, one half of the incredible writing team of Fagen & Becker, is no easy task. FM has just the right person for the job! Mike had a passion for the piano at a very young age, started taking piano lessons from a nun at the age of 6. He continued his studies through College (Bachelor of Science and Music) at Colorado State University in Ft Collins, Colorado. Mike toured in various pop, rock and country groups in the United States and Canada for almost a decade. In those years Mike had the opportunity to open for acts like REO Speedwagon, Kansas, Styx, and 38 Special to name a few. In 1991 Mike left a traveling band in Las Vegas to form a new band specifically created to be the house band at the highly acclaimed Piere’s Entertainment Center in Ft Wayne, IN. Mike has also held positions as a Sales Engineer at Sweetwater Sound,... View Profile
Steve Lunn - Guitar A band wouldn't be complete without its Guitarist, and FM - A Tribute To Steely Dan couldn’t have asked for a better one than the talented Steve Lunn. Who plays an instrumental role in the success and musical progression of the band. Taking on the role of Walter Becker as well as the many great guitar players Steely Dan had playing on their albums is a task of it's own. And Steve delivers. Steve is a very talented multi-instrumentalist. He began playing trumpet when he was 11 years old and soon shifted his musical interest to guitar and saxophone. Since the early 80's he has been in a number of popular Mid West regionally based bands. He also played in Pink Floyd Tribute Show for a few years, Steve has a considerable variety of musical influences but is particularly fond of rock & roll, jazz and the blues.... View Profile
Phil Maxwell - Saxophone As a Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Phil has performed live and/or recorded in most major cities from New York to Los Angeles, Toronto to Miami in a career that has spanned over four decades. His engineering, producing and performing work has been heard on award-winning radio and television commercials and movie soundtracks nationwide.In addition to fronting several of his own bands, Phil has toured extensively and made many guest appearances with other recording artists, both live and in the studio. He continues to perform and record as his schedule allows Phil is a vital part of FM's sound, and we're please to have him.... View Profile
Lisa Loza - Backing Vocals As one half of FM's talented Background singers, Lisa brings her game to the Stage every time! Lisa Loza began performing solos in church at the age of four, and continued as a member of the church choir into her teens. She carried her love of music over to high school as part of an award-winning Show Choir. As a result of her ongoing dedication to music, her voice can now be heard on the radio and TV jingles for businesses across the country. Starting in her 20’s, Lisa was the lead singer in several Indiana based music groups, where she continued to develop her skills. Over the course of a decade, Lisa traveled all over the tri-state area performing for anything from small private events to large sold out arenas. Lisa continues to cultivate her craft as an entertainer and promoter. She has sung the National Anthem for regional ceremonies, and is called upon regu... View Profile
Lisa McDavid - Backing Vocals / Percussion As half of of our amazing Backing Vocalists, Lisa definitely brings her A game to the show every time! Lisa has been involved in music theater and vocal performance her whole life. Growing up in the greater Youngstown-Cleveland area, she found her voice at an early age singing in the youth and adult choirs in church, and high school musical performances. Having many mentors and teachers around who encouraged her to cultivate the raw talent and was quickly forged into a dynamic lead or background voice to be reckoned with. Lisa relocated to the Fort Wayne Indiana area in the mid-1990s leaving behind a successful acting career doing regional theater at the famous Youngstown Playhouse located in Youngstown: the famous center of the steel production region. Once in Fort Wayne, she found the Civic Theater stage, and appeared in numerous musical productions including playing the ... View Profile
Joe Savino - Bass A band wouldn't be complete without a vital part of the rhythmic foundation holding down the bottom End. Joe has near 4 decades of musical experience on Stage and in Recording Studios, where he’s played throughout the eastern part of the country in various Cover and Original bands.. Most recently he was living in and playing throughout Vegas, AZ and Utah with a very successful Journey Tribute Show. Gigs & Shows over the years consisted of crowds from thousands to small intimate clubs. Conventions, Trade shows and Casinos. Joe had been hired to Record on various artists CD's at the Record Plant NYC, RCA NYC, Showplace NJ, City Lights NJ , to mention a few. He's worked in most genres of music throughout his career. Over the years Joe has spent time and played with members form the Doobie Brothers, 38 Special and on one special occasion had been on a promotional jingle... View Profile
Daniel Hogan - Drums Dan is the rhythmic foundation of the band. Crowds always love seeing him in full performance mode, and the band couldn’t be happier to have such an incredible Drummer up on stage and getting the audience stoked to see what’s next! Dan Hogan is a drummer/percussionist/producer with approximately 40 years of professional experience. He has performed with Symphonies, Ensembles, Pit Orchestras, and groups of a wide variety of genres. He is also well known as a pannist performing steel drum under the moniker Pan Man Dan. Over his career Daniel has performed most notably with The Box Tops, Andy Narell, Dave Samuels, and Jamie Aebersole. He has also spent many years in recording studios working as session musician, audio engineer, and producer. Daniel Hogan performs using Aquarian Drumheads.... View Profile