Cadu picked up the guitar for the first time at the age of 11 and never really put it down until college, work, family, and kids came along for the ride. His influences are as eclectic as his country of origin Brazil, ranging from Samba, MPB and Latin rhythms to Rock, Punk, and Blues. Pelham Blue is Cadu’s return to his true passion: music. “I’ve never missed anything in my life like I missed playing in a band. Life’s really good now.”
Chad's love for music began cultivating at a young age. Being part of the SoCal skateboard scene, he was influenced by all types of rock, pop, punk, and rap/hip-hop. He learned to play various instruments over his lifetime and served in his local churches as a volunteer musician and music director. Chad chuckles when describing his start with Pelham Blue "I came into rehearsal to try out for a keyboard role then asked if I could sing one of the songs...the rest is history!"
Charlie Clark grew up in the small copper mining town of Morenci, Arizona, where he discovered rock music. At age 15 his mother gave him an electric guitar and the head banging began. Influenced by 80’s and 90’s rock he taught himself to play. Now he is having the time of his life performing his favorite songs with Pelham Blue.
Dan Morganelli, born Chicago Illinois 1959. Began playing drums 1968. Raised in southern California. Product of the Los Angeles 1970s music scene. Actively writing and recording country music. Currently drummer and co-founder of Pelham Blue, 90s Pop Rock / Alternative Band. Retired 25 years marketing, Costco Corporation.
Darrell is making up for lost time, having been separated from music for several decades while toiling away as a Silicon Valley software engineer. A native of Flagstaff, he has considered Northern Arizona home and is now retired in Prescott, studying jazz and pursuing entrepreneurial dreams. 90's rock is the chance to indulge the irreverent and fun side. Bass chose him as a teenager. - "I want people to feel the music and not just hear it."
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