Bio

Jill Black has been captivating audiences since high school. She's played festivals, clubs, bars, private parties, bull roasts, fundraisers and packed concerts in the Baltimore & Washington area for over 25 years! Jill has shared the stage with The Grass Roots, Frankie Ford, Bobby Lewis, and many others. Her own bands have included Voodoo Yahoos, Flashback, Jill & The Heatwave, and her ultimate project Jill Black & The Panic Attack! Listen to soulful classics and hidden gems mixed with some of your favorite songs from the 60's, 70's, 80's & 90's. 

You'll hear Linda Ronstadt, Joan Jett, Blondie, Steely Dan, Pat Benatar, Shocking Blue, Bow Wow Wow, Edgar Winter, Steve Winwood, The Beatles, The Who, The Zombies, Santana, The Temptations, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gladys Night, The Meters, Miles Davis and many more artists.

The Panic Attack includes:

Legendary guitarist/vocalist Chris Oleynick, a master musician and consummate professional, brings a vibrant edge, exquisite tone and improvisational mastery to everything he plays. Chris has shared the stage with Ian McLagan (with Small Faces and Rod Stewart), and The Fleshtones among others. He truly makes each song his own while paying tribute to the spirit of the original recording.

Kevin Brown, on keyboards, rhythm guitar, vocals, and percussion, has been playing professionally for 40 years. From club gigs in LA, Nashville and New York,  to private parties, events and concerts up and down the East coast. He's played with Ronnie Dove, Red Tape, The Essentials, Hello Newman, Panel of Experts, The Lutherville Jazz Collective, and has shared the stage with Toad The Wet Sprocket. He's played at the Baltimore Arena and the White House. Kevin's remake of the Morning Edition Theme Song was featured on National Public Radio. He brings soul, jazz, rock, alternative and reggae music to life while infusing each song with his unique sound and style.

Master drummer Lew Randall has performed all over the country with local and national acts ranging from Tower Of Power, Mark Bray, Root Boy Slim, Michael Penn, The Temptations, Good and Plenty, Chuck Berry, The Platters, The Drifters, Tommy Roe, and Fabian. He effortlessly plays Be Bop, Funk, Rock, Classics, Soul, Avant-Garde and Pop music. His versatility and vast performance experience give Lew a unique and captivating sound. Dynamic, rock-steady, intricate yet relaxed. Lew is the true heartbeat of the band.

Gary Thompson rounds out the line-up on bass guitar & support vocals. He's toured all over the country in both regional and national acts. Soulful, funky, powerful and endlessly musical. A world-class player that's easy to play with and a joy to hear. Infinitely hip, without being salty about it!

That's JILL BLACK & The PANIC ATTACK!