History

The Fab 5 was formed when Glen Anthony, Greg Lewis, Dwaine Abraham, and Bill Staats decided to break off from their existing 60s band, The Sign of The Times. The Sign of The Times consisted of approx. 8 - 9 members (with a sax player) and did primarily R&B/Motown/Soul Music of the 1960s. In November of 1990, the four of them met at Greg's house, then drove to rehearsal in Greg's van and announced they were leaving the band. Needless to say, the remaining members of the Sign of the Times were surprised and pretty upset (I guess they got over it.....who knows). Glen, Greg, Dwaine, and Bill wanted to take their new band "THE FAB 5" into the direction of The British Invasion/Party Rock music of the 1960s. In August 1991, it was a performance at Scoma's Italian Restaurant in The Woodlands,TX, which paid $100 and all the spaghetti they could eat and all the tea they could drink, that The Fab 5 was officially unveiled.

The rest, as they say, is "FAB" history!!!!!

Here is a look at the past...... 

















 














































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​​This page is dedicated to the memory of 
Wes Jones
April 18, 1963 - November 4, 2004



Timeline
Each line-up is in chronological order in terms of when the member came into the band (oldest to newest) 

November 1990 - February 1991
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Greg Lewis (bass/vocals)
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Joe _____?(drums)

March 1991 - April 1991
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Greg Lewis (bass/vocals)
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)

April 1991 - June 1991
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Greg Lewis (bass/vocals)
Dwaine Abraham( guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Ross _____? (drums)

July 1991 - June 1993
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Greg Lewis (bass/vocals)
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)

July 1993 - December 1993
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Wes Jones (bass/vocals)
Brian Turner (guitar/vocals)


January 1994 - October 1994
The Fab 5 Disbanded

November 1994 - September 1997
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Wes Jones (bass/vocals)
Glen Anthony (vocals)

October 1997 - September 1999
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Wes Jones (bass/vocals)
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Jimmy Morado (drums/vocals)

October 1999 - December 1999
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Glen Anthony (vocals)
Jimmy Morado (drums/vocals)
_____? Torro (bass)

January 2000 - January 2003
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Wes Jones (bass/guitar/vocals)
Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)

February 2003 - February 2007
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Bill Staats (keyboard/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)
Joe Baiardi (bass/guitar/vocals)

March 2007 - August 2008
Dwaine Abraham (guitar/vocals)
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)
Joe Baiardi (bass/guitar/vocals)
Edgar Hemp (keyboard/vocals)

 
September 2008 - October 2009
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
 Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)
Joe Baiardi (bass/guitar/vocals)
Edgar Hemp (keyboard/vocals)
James Wilhite (guitar/vocals)

 
November 2009 - November 2011
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)
Joe Baiardi (bass/guitar/vocals)
Scott Bland (keyboard/vocals)
John Lassen (guitar/vocals)


November 2011 - Present
Rod Robert (drums/vocals)
Chuck Essick (guitar/bass/vocals)
Joe Baiardi (bass/guitar/vocals)
Paul Byron (keyboard/vocals)
John Lassen (guitar/vocals)