|A Janis Joplin Tribute Band|
René Mente - Guitar & KeyboardsRené is a multi-instrumentalist that has been playing music professionally since the early 70s (way back in the 1900s). René formed a couple of original bands back in the 70s and 80s, and his bands have opened for bands like Missing Persons and Berlin.
Since then, René has become a studio session player, and has recorded soundtracks for several videos and TV commercials.
René also owns & operates an I.T. consulting and web-hosting business (Neptune Consulting Group) and a video production company (CyberVideo.TV).
René and Ruby K. met in 2009, and have been talking about forming a Janis Joplin tribute band ever since.
Pearl is the result of those discussions.