Josette Miles – International recording artist, lead vocalist, band leader and songwriter.
Josette is a world class performer known for her powerful vocals and incredible stage presence. Josette’s musical experience is vast and includes recording and performing with industry powerhouses such as 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Roger Fisher and Mike Derosier of Heart, Rod Morgenstein, Steve Morse, and Andy West of the Dregs, Gina Schock of the Go-Go’s, Eddy Offord, producer of Yes, and many more. Her self titled album Josette Miles, included originals When Love Begins, Wicked Child, and All I Want it You, co-written with 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Roger Fisher. The album was well received regionally and in Europe. She has made TV appearances both nationally and internationally (Asia), including “Star Search."
Josette Miles performs with Group du Jour as a special guest for specific events subject to her availability & schedule. Please inquire for more information.
Billy is the leader of Group du Jour since its formation. Prior to Group du Jour, he was the driving force behind the “legendary” rock group Ralph , a ten piece band who set the standard for groups in NEPA. He has performed and recorded nationally and internationally from London, to New York, Nashville and Los Angeles under the direction and production of notables including Roy Thomas Baker (Queen, David Bowie, Foreigner, Journey, Yes…) One of Billy's most notable studio projects was recorded at the legendary Trident studios in London, England who's alumni includes the Beatles, George Harrison,Rolling Stones, Elton John, David Bowie, Queen and Yes, Billy's songs have been recorded and published in collaborations with Danny Seraphine of Chicago and Dave Wolinski of Rufus (Skidrow Music) for CBS recording artists Dakota. The songs Save Me and Fly by Night were written by Billy Lombardi and released on the KMA label and received regional airplay. He performed on the syndicated TV rock concert “Music You’re My Mother”, produced by Jack Craciun III, as well as the Nashville Network, and PBS affiliate WVIA.
Jon Lorance – International recording artist, lead guitar, vocals.
Jon’s virtuosity and broad experience has earned him the highest respect among industry heavy weights around the country. He has recorded and performed with Randy Jackson (American Idol), Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), Jeff Porcaro (Toto), and Bill Champlin and Danny Seraphine of super group Chicago. He was lead guitarist on “Where are You Now” which charted #3 nationwide on Billboard for the band Synch on WTG (a CBS affiliated recording label). He is also a member of Epic recording artists Dakota, who toured with Rock and Roll inductees, Queen. He can be seen performing with them in a live concert commemorating their 25th anniversary which aired on PBS affiliate WVIA in March of 2007. They have 11 CD’s and 2 DVD’s currently available.
Dave has been the rock of the group’s rhythm section for the last 17 years. With a degree in music, his versatility and love of all types of music, make him capable of adapting to any situation. He also teaches students privately and does musical instrument repair.