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Mike DeAngelis - Vocals

Mike DeAngelisMike began a solo career in the early 80's playing the summer Cape Cod circuit.  He also played in the Portsmouth, NH area while he attended the University of New Hampshire.  He formed "Hair of the Dog", with John Haggerty and bassist/manager Rick Bedrosian, in 1992 after 6 years performing with John in the irish folk band "The Porters".  Mike and Scott continue to tour and perform with "Hair of the Dog"  and develop a jazz following for their new project, "The Standard Clams".

Scott Apicelli - Drums

A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Scott spent the 80's and 90's touring the northeastern U.S. until landing a gig with the well known Boston band, "The Candles". After relocating to New York, he opened Blue Sky Recording & Music Studios in Delmar. In addition to joining "Hair of the Dog" in 2003, Scott has been busy as a sought after producer, arranger, engineer and session player in addition to running operations at Blue Sky.

Rob Lindquist - Keyboard

Rob has performed professionally since he
was fifteen years old, in Upstate NY, Boston,
and New Jersey.  His styles cover jazz, funk,
rock, theatre, soul, R&B, and classical/chamber
music.  He has performed with the Brian
Patneaude Quintet, Soul System, the Jazz
Conclave and freelances with many others.
He is currently working with his jazz fusion
group New Regime, as well as continuing to
perform and establish a new fan base with
The Standard Clams.


Rob Cohen - Guitar

Rob CohenRob's been a leading capital region player for the past 17 years.  In addition to his work as a sideman and musical director in many of the areas jazz, blues and funk groups, he remains active in the studios as a session player for TV, radio and film.  Currently, Rob holds faculty positions at Blue Sky Studios in Delmar, NY and at Schenectady County Community College.

Ed Tourge - Bass

Ed TourgeEd is another veteran of the local music scene. He's performed with The Rockin' Dakotas, Johnny Rabb, Eddie Angel, George Mastrangelo, Chuck D'Aloia, Bruce Kean and Nick Brignola to name a few.  Ed's also played bass for Bob Hope, Connie Francis, Rosemary Clooney, Eartha Kitt, Shirley Jones and Jay Traynor (Jay and the Americans).  He has also played on countless local and statewide recordings and continues to be in demand for these projects.


The Standard Clams are now booking 

corporate events, clubs and private parties!


For booking information: (518) 478-7862
Photography by Jerry Haley and Delia Hubbard
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