Gene Watson Welcomes Boo Miller & Andrew Frye to Farewell Party Band: Saturday 16 July 2022

Gene Watson

On Saturday 16 July 2022, Gene Watson introduced two new members, Boo Miller on pedal steel and Andrew Frye on piano, to his Farewell Party Band.

Todd Hines (drums), Boo Miller (pedal steel), Chip Bricker (lead guitar), Gene Watson, Staley Rogers (bass guitar) and Andrew Frye (piano)

‘We are very pleased to have two amazing new band members joining The Farewell Party Band.

Boo Miller, pedal steel player with Gene Watson's Farewell Party Band

Joining us on pedal steel is Boo Miller.  Boo started playing professionally at age 17 with Claude Gray.  He was taught to play pedal steel by Texas Troubadour, Buddy Chariton.

Boo has worked with Jo Dee Messina, Ferlin Husky (Thursday 3 December 1925 – Thursday 17 March 2011), Johnny Lee, Darrell McCall and Tony Booth.

He‚Äôs married to singer, Lisa Layne, the voice of the now classic ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ by Vince Vance & The Valiants.

Andrew Frye, piano player with Gene Watson's Farewell Party Band

Our new piano player is Andrew Frye.  Andrew started playing sessions at age 13.

Later he managed Charley Pride‚Äôs studio and co-produced two of Charley Pride‚Äôs albums, including ‘Comfort of Her Wings’ (Music City Records, 2003).

Andrew has worked with Ray Price (Tuesday 12 January 1926 – Monday 16 December 2013), Doug Stone, Demi Lovato, Gary P. Nunn, and Russ Taff, and has toured with over 30 major artists in country, pop, and gospel music.

Andrew has been married for 45 years and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren’

Have you got big plans for the weekend, or should I ask ‘Wonder Where You’re Crazy Tonight?”

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