The
Alter Ego

              Band of Fort Myers, Inc.

                             




Biography


The Alter Ego Show Band is show band which performs the best rhythm and blues, funk, disco, pop, rock, jazz, blues and country tunes ever written. The Fort Myers, Florida, based Alter Ego Band which typically includes three to four horns, has played public, corporate and private events, including weddings and Bar Mitzvahs in the Fort Myers/Naples, Florida, area since its debut in 2000, and comes complete with its own sound system and sound engineers.

The name Alter Ego, which has its roots in the legal term alter ego, which means “second self,” seemed befitting because the band’s founding members are local professionals by day. Lead singer Tracey Caruso owns and manages Coppin Allstate Insurance; trumpeter and Alter Ego Music Director Dr. Tony Fransway is a dermatologist; drummer/booking agent Todd Caruso is a certified public accountant. Founder guitarist/bassist, Robert Barclift is a Federal Prosecutor during the week and an Army JAG officer on week ends, when not playing music.

Tracey is joined up front by vocalists Douglas Molloy, also a Federal Prosecutor and Dr. George Markovich, a former navy doc who practices orthopedics in Fort Myers. Russell Blair, organist/ keyboardist/electrican; Morris Brooks, bassist/vocalist/roofing contractor; and Randy Thomas, guitarist/vocalist/renowned song writer/producer & session player round out the rhythm section.

Joining Dr. Fransway in the Alter Ego Horns are Mike Santiago, trumpeter/print company manager, who previously toured with Celia Cruz, among others; trombonist/educational administrator Tom DeCourcey, who previously toured with Sly and the Family Stone, and the baby in the group, saxophonist and Marvin Gaye look alike, Gerald Augustan, who is a college student.

Robert Roderick and his son, Robert, provide sound company support and insure that Alter Ego’s sound is always at its finest.

Vocalists:

Tracey Caruso
Doug Molloy
George Markovich


Alter Ego Horns:


Tom DeCourcey - Trombone
Gerald Augustin - Sax
Mike Santiago - Trumpet
Tony Fransway - Trumpet, harmonies and Alter Ego Music Director

** Normally, we perform with  3 or 4 horns, 
but for a few bucks extra, 
we can provide 5 pieces of brass. 


Rhythm Section:


Robert Barclift - Bass, Guitar, Vocals and Band Founding member
Russ Blair - Keyboards
Todd Caruso - Drums
Morris Brooks - Bass and Vocals
Randy Thomas - Guitar

On occasion, other area musicians supplement our groove 
with some of the finest talent in southwest Florida.

 

For more info, call:  

Todd Caruso 239-481-7400 
fax 239-481-7128 

todd@mcscpa.net

Click HERE to e-mail us.

PEACE

 

Representative Clients include:

(highlighted titles are links to websites)

Action Care
American Cancer Society
Anchor Health Group
Bishop Verot
Cape Coral Art Festival
Cape Coral Builders Association
Catholic Charities
Children's Hospital
City of Cape Coral, Chamber of Commerce
Dwyers’ Irish Restaurant & Pub
Edison Home Foundation
Edisonian King & Queen and Coronation Balls
Estero Country Club at the Vines
Expo Marketing, Inc.
Florida Insurance Defense Lawyers
Ft. Myers Edison Festival of Lights
4-H Club
Institute of Orthopedic Surgery & Sports
Jim Kelley Celebrity Golf Tournament
Kagan, Jugan & Associates
Lee County Crime Stoppers
Lely Resort
Lee County Medical Alliance Foundation
Lehigh Spring Festival Association
National Association of Mortgage Bankers
Neighborhood Health Clinics
Option Care, Inc.
Oswald, Trippe and Company, Inc.
Pelican National Bank
Shadowood Country Club
Skeeter B’s Night Club
St. Francis Xavier School
Taste of the Town: Estero
Taste of the Town: Fort Myers
The Forest Country Club
Travel and Tourism Research Association

VIP Club

Venues include the Edison/Ford Estates, Holiday Inn Bell Tower, Lehigh Veterans' Park, Sanibel Harbour Resort, Waterford Crystal Ballroom, the Bonita Hyatt Regency, Harborside and downtown Cape Coral and Ft. Myers block parties.

 

This website has been graciously underwritten by

Click HERE to visit Coppin Allstate.

 

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