The Johnny Winter Story

Johnny Winter's past and present band members

Band Members

These pages describes (former) band members and people Johnny Winter performed with. Click on the hyperlinks to access all the details about the band member.


Early Years Johnny Winter band members in the early years from the late 1950's until earl 1970's.

Rock Star Period Johnny Winter Band Members during his rockstar period early 1970's until early 1980's.

  • 1970-1971: "Johnny Winter And" with Rick Derringer

Blues Are Back Johnny Winter band members in the early 1980's until today

Band members in alphabetical order Period:
Bobby Caldwell - Drums 1970-1971, 1974
Bobby Torello - Drums 1977-1983
Billy Branch - Harmonica, albums: "Guitar Slinger" , "Let Me In", "Hey Where is Your Brother" 1984, 1991,1992
Dan Hartman - bass/drums on "Saints and Sinners" and "Raisin' Cain" 1974, 1980
Dan Polson - bass in Johnny and the Jammers 1959-1962
Douglas Brockie - 2nd Guitar 1973-1974
Dr John aka Mac Rebennack - Piano on "Third Degree" 1986
Edgar Winter - piano, sax on numerous albums
Floyd Radford - Rhythm Guitar 1972-1976
Isaac Payton Sweat - Bass on "White Hot and Blue" 60's, 1978
James Montgomery - Vocals/harp 2002-today
Jeff Ganz - Bass, "Let me In", "Hey where is your Brother", "Susie" 1989-1995
Uncle John Turner - Drums, The Progressive Blues Experiment , Johnny Winter , The First Album , Hot , Second Winter , Third Degree , Back in Beaumont 1968-1969
Jon Paris - Bass/harp 1979-1989
Mark Potowsky aka Moe Potts 1984
Mark Epstein - Bass 1996-2001?
Melvin Carpenter - Drums Sixties

Norm Samaha - Drums

Norm Samaha played with Johnny during the '60's but dropped out of music and may still be living in the Beaumont area.

Paul Nelson - Guitar/bass 2001-Today
Randy Jo Hobbs - Bass 1970-1974
Richard Hughes - Drums 1973-1974
Randy Z - Drums 1970
Rick Derringer - Guitar/vocals 1971-1972
Scott Spray - Bass 2002-Today
Tom Compton - Drums 1984-2001
Tommy Shannon - Bass 1969-1970
Vito Luizzi - Drums 1999-2001
Wayne June - Drums 2002-Today
Willard Chamberlain - Sax Sixties
Other people who performed with Johnny Winter
Clarence Garlow Sixties
Pat Ramsey - Harp, "White Hot and Blue" 1978
Pat Rush - Guitar, "White Hot and Blue" 1978
Steve Highfield Sixties

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