Monique DeMoulin Band
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Monique DeMoulin Band

San Jose, California, United States | INDIE

San Jose, California, United States | INDIE
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Monique DeMoulin - Lead Vocal
Monique DeMoulin is a Pop Recording Artist located in San Jose, CA signed to Rock Garden Conspiracy/Gold Pan Records. In addition to forming the Monique DeMoulin Band, Monique teamed up with Grammy award winning Producer Bill Hare, releasing her original songs. Monique's release "Have I Told You" quickly topped the Cdbaby charts in the smooth jazz catagory, while her next release, "What Makes You Stay" hit #1 in the Vocal Pop, and Contemporary catagories. Monique's newest release, "Part-time Princess" was recently placed in the movie, "The Adventures of Shelby" and is being claimed her best yet! With the vision of taking her voice live, Monique began the process of forming the band. "I'm working with a great group of guys. They are fun, and amazing musicians" Visit for her full bio and links to her music.

Lorenzo Soto - Drums , Vocals
Born in Madrid, Spain, Lorenzo started playing classical Guitar when he was 13. " My dad bought me my first electric guitar when I was 15 and I started my first band". Three years later, with some changes in the lineup, this band became ' Numero'. In 2005 Numero was awarded " Best demo of the year " by spanish Magazine ' Mondosonoro'. After releasing their album " Pygmalion" in 2006, Numero was performing all over Spain, sharing the stage with such bands as " Erase Errata " and " These Arms are Snakes". In March 2011, Lorenzo relocated to Mountain View, CA where he joined Monique DeMoulin Band.

Paul Smeets- Keyboards, Vocals
Born in Holland, Paul began playing classical piano at age 8. " Piano was always the family instrument". At 18, Paul joined his first Pop/Rock cover band " Unbreakable " In 2006, Paul bought his first stage piano and Synthesizer and joined the Pop/Rock cover band " Six Cents" with some friends from high school. During this time, Paul learned to play Guitar and discovered his background vocal capabilities. Paul relocated in 2011 to Berkeley, CA.

Eric Alvarado- Guitar, Vocals
Born in San Francisco, CA, Eric started playing piano at age 7 continuing off and on until discovering the Guitar at age 13. After saving up enough money to buy an electric Guitar, Eric began formal training in Rock and Classical. Then Eric discovered Bass. "I was willing to do anything to play in a band" At 19. Eric began playing lead Guitar with a few local bands, (Taurus, Visage, Shadoz) before moving on to primarily Filipino-American Association events, weddings, and private events. Currently Eric plays Bass with a Hawaiian band called Nalu in addition to rockin the guitar with the Monique DeMoulin Band.

Michael Riehle- Bass, Vocals
Michael Riehle is an experienced musician with over thirty years of playing experience. He has played in several San Francisco Bay Area bands including Live! Dressed! Girls!, No Drama and All Night Music. Versatile and competent as a musician, he's also a showman who believes the audience has come to have fun and the band is there to make that possible. Michael is new to the Monique DeMoulin Band, but we're very happy to have him onboard.