Happy Birthday today (May 1) to Felix Hanemann. The bassist and keyboardist for the rock band Zebra is 66. Other rockers celebrating include drummer Mark "Gus" Scott of Trixter (51) and bassist Bruno Ravel of Danger Danger (55).
Zebra formed out of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1975 with Felix Hanneman on bass and keyboards, Randy Jackson on vocals and guitar, and Guy Gelso on drums. They released their debut album on Atlantic Records in 1983 which featured the singles “Tell Me What You Want” and “Who’s Behind the Door”. The band got it’s start playing the East coast club circuit, frequently playing bars in Long Island. Felix Hanemann also has played for a couple of great Led Zeppelin tribute bands including Hindenberg back in the day, and currently with the tribute Kashmir. Felix is great performer having seen him with Zebra and Hindenberg over the years. He's also a great dude. Keep up with Felix’s schedule here. Cheers to Felix on his birthday today!
Photo credit: The Rutigliano Archives