Meet The Team – History

    • Anthony

    Anthony (Rustico) Rissesco

    Fiddle/Violin, Vocals Anthony is a versatile violin player and teacher, experienced in all styles of playing from classical violin to traditional fiddle and often plays with Merimac as a 5th member or when requested for various functions & events. He tours regularly with singer Lennie Gallant and is also a member of the Halifax band […]

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    Jamie Geddes

    Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Jamie started his music career directly out of High School as a piano/rhythm guitar player with the cover band, Mother’s Cry. Jamie is one of the founding members of the early 2000’s modern rock band HUMAN, where he settled into his true love, the bass guitar. HUMAN’s debut album scored […]

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    Ashford (Manly) Crawford

    Piano, Keys, Hammond, Fiddle, Bass, Mandolin When asked why he is not a front man, Ashford replied “I am the lipstick and rouge on a pretty face, I am not the pretty face; I am a sideman with lot’s of love”. Originally from Nine Mile River, now residing is Cow Bay,  Nova Scotia, Ashford is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist playing music […]

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    • Chris Iannetti

    Chris Iannetti

    Lead Guitar An accomplished guitar player has shared the stage with the likes of Bruce Guthro, Sons of Maxwell, Mike Cowie and Gary Beals. In addition to his work as a full time performing musician, he also keeps busy running his recording studio. He has produced records for many Hip Hop, Pop, Rock and R&B artists […]

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