VINCE MARTELL - VANILLA FUDGE
Bronx-bornVince Martell is best known as the lead guitarist for Vanilla Fudge. In
1966, he formed the band The Pidgeons with organist Mark Stein, bassist Tim Bogertand drummer Joe Brennan. After Brennan was replaced by Carmine Appice
and a record deal forced the band to change its name, the band became Vanilla
Fudge. In 2000, Vince released his first solo CD, "Endless High," followed in 2001 by a self-titled
CD, Vince Martell. He
recorded a solo CD tribute to Jimi Hendrix, whom Martell had
befriended when Vanilla Fudge and Hendrix toured together.