The Stachel Quintet
The Stachel Quintet is Norbert Stachel, Karen Stachel, Daniel Gonzalez, Ivan Bodley, and Gary Fisher. They write and perform original tracks influenced by Jazz, Funk, R&B, Latin, and World. Norbert Stachel has recorded and toured with Tower of Power, Flora Purim & Airto Moreira, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Hargrove, Prince, Boz Scaggs, and countless others. Jazz and Classical flautist, Karen Stachel has performed with Narada Michael Walden, Bob Weir & RatDog, the Wallace Roney Orchestra, the New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, and has released three albums.
Drummer Daniel Gonzalez has recorded and performed with Tom Harrell, Mark Murphy, Jesse Green, and Urbie Green. Ivan Bodley has been musical director for many artists, including Sam Moore, Martha & the Vandellas, The Shirelles, and has performed with Sting, Elvis Costello, The Temptations, Percy Sledge, Bo Diddley, and David Foster. Gary Fisher, a long time friend of Norbert’s, also performs extensively in the NYC area and can be heard on recordings with Ed Reed, Eddie Marshall, Carl Allen, Vincent Herring, and many more.