- Band/Artist/Act:Geronimo Sun
- Info:Geronimo Sun are Sydney's newest slick, contemporary pop/funk/rock experience.
SYDNEY BASED WEDDING & CORPORATE COVER BAND
Geronimo Sun offers a slick, contemporary pop/funk/rock experience, perfect for parties, events and corporate functions.
The band members are some of Sydney’s premier musicians and entertainers, with a wealth of combined experience. Our vocalists have performed in commercial music, theatre, television, with years of band expertise, while our talented musicians have supported some of Australia’s biggest names.
Lana Nesnas is a stunning and versatile performer, from sultry songstress to leading lady in theatre, film and mainstream TV. Turning heads with her powerhouse vocals and onstage charisma, Lana has performed as lead vocalist in leading Sydney corporate bands, most notably fronting Hipnosis, international tribute ABBASBACK (Frida), and MO award nominated party band, Family Von Trapp for the past few years. With a Bachelor of Music Theatre (WAAPA), Lana’s professional credits include South Pacific (Theatre Royal, Sydney), the original tour of Dirty Dancing (Aus/NZ), Berlin – Cabaret of Desire (Silo Theatre, Auckland), ATOMIC (NIDA Playhouse) and Cinderella and Friends (DSF Dubai). She has guested on Channel 9’s All Saints, and performed in short films including Paul Barakat’s Squalor (IFSS) and Amin Palangi’s Vafadar (AFTRS).
Jake Tuffin ( Guitar ) – An avid guitarist from a young age, this former North Coast boy and critically acclaimed talent has earned a Bachelors Degree with Distinctions in Contemporary Music from Southern Cross University, and plays regularly with many premier covers and original bands in Sydney and on the Central Coast including Mark Da Costa and The Black List (Australian Idol top 10 contestant), Glen Mead, Geoff Rana and Jefferson. Over the years, he has supported artists such as Russell Morris, The Brewster brothers (from the Angels), Ian Moss and Deni Hines. Jake has performed with some of the top session musicians in Sydney and worked with some great producers such as Craig Porteils (Guns N Roses, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Guy Sabastion, Diesel and JP Fung (Birds of Tokyo, Silverchair, Jet, Bluejuice). Most recently, Jake got to enjoy a taste of country, performing at the Tamworth Country Music Festival as session guitarist for artist, Glen Mead.
Jared King ( Bass Guitar) – With a BA in Music Performance at The Australian Institute of Music, Jared has performed professionally for many years, with top Sydney session musicians, and for producers such as Craig Porteils (Guns N Roses, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Guy Sebastian, Diesel), Lee Groves (Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Elbow, Goldfrapp), JP Fung (Birds of Tokyo, Silverchair, Jet, Bluejuice), and Trevor Steel (Short Stack). He has performed in both covers and original bands including Mark Da Costa and The Black List (Australian Idol top 10 contestant), Funkstar, Tall Pop Syndrome/Tall Pop Hit Machine, Shimma, Glen Mead Entertainment, Under Wraps, Geoff Rana Music, Jefferson, Stars of Addiction, Midnight Circus and Allied Rock. In 2011, Jake toured throughout America with originals band Jefferson (including performances at SXSW), and in Toronto for Canadian Music Week in 2012. Most recently, Jared performed as session bassist at the Tamworth Country Music Festival for Glen Mead.
Chris Lautier ( drums) – His ‘ love for drums turned serious during high school where he played in major musical productions for many schools around Sydney. After graduating with a Diploma in Music, Chris played in freelance recording sessions from blues, rock and funk to metal and reggae. Many of these sessions were followed by live gigs all around Australia. He spent two years providing the backbone to Sister 2 Sister’s live performances in some of Sydney’s biggest entertainment venues. Chris has performed as a sessionist and band member for covers outfits including Shooga Katz, Pajama Party, Jelly Bean Jam, Tall Pop Syndrome, Diva Feva and Shimma to name a few.