This versatile band consists of professional full time musicians and charismatic entertainers, who love to play all styles of music. DESIGN's ability to read any audience, young and not so young, makes them the favorite band among venues, event planners, corporate clients and wedding couples all over the Pacific Northwest. Being in demand year round, many repeat clients know already when you are fortunate enough to book a date with DESIGN, all of your guests will have a smile on their face, having the time of their lives!
Manny Keller - being DESIGN's "fearless" leader and very detail oriented, he checks all aspects before and during every engagement many times over and over. The results are thousands of successful events under his belt. Before founding DESIGN in 1989 he played drums in bands all over the United States, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Holland, England, most of Southeast Asia and Japan, gaining a world of experience.
Karin Kopp - has studied bass and vocals at the Conservatory of Music in Hamburg and Arrangement and Composition at the Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles. Besides being DESIGN's female front singer, she is also a great all around musician, playing guitar, flute, keyboards and holding down that so important bottom end for the dancers.
Tracy Stone - since childhood Tracy loves to perform and is captivating his audience. His singing and entertainment talent reaches all ages. With hilarious impersonations and high energy he gets everyone on the dance floor, screaming for more. The combination of his MC/Broadcast background and his improvisational skills make him a truly magical, fun and joyful entertainer for any event.
Steve Payne - plays lead and rhythm guitar and sings lead and background vocals. Before joining DESIGN he has toured extensively in the Far East, the South Pacific, Canada, the U.S., the Caribbean and Turkey. He is a very talented vocalist with a wide variety of styles from Jim Morrison to Frank Sinatra. On the guitar, his versatility is showcased in many styles as well, from Jazz to Classic Rock.