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Meet The Band

Bonnie Vanness
Lead Vocals/Bass


Bonnie has been hailed one of the most talented national quality vocalists in the Northwest by talent agents, promoters, radio and music industry professionals and most importantly her audiences.

Her soulful, sultry alto vocals, vocal range and versatility are top notch. She is a 30  year veteran of the music business performing professionally since age 13. In addition to her vocal ability, she is an accomplished musician including bass and rhythm guitar. She is a native of Eugene, OR and now resides in Cheshire, OR.

Bonnie founded Vanness Express in 1985 and has toured Northern Nevada, Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Europe.

Marc Hazzard


Marc Hazzard is a music business veteran.  He has played professionally since age 17.  In addition to his great talents on keyboards and vocals, he is an accomplished guitarist and midi programmer.  Marc was born in Frankfurt, Germany and has lived in Oregon for ten years.  His talents and comedic personality are the perfect compliment to Vanness Express.

Vanness Express offers several different format options:
Duo Format
Trio Format
4 Piece Format
We can taylor our musicians and instrumentation to suit any performance needs.  Be sure to ask about our different musical configurations.

Bob Henson
Lead Guitar/Vocals


Bob Henson is an accomplished lead guitarist and vocalist. He hails from the San Francisco Bay Area in California and now resides in Eugene. His musical history takes him from show bands in the Bay Area,the Northwest and Hawaii to his opening performances with big name artists. We are proud to have such a seasoned quality talent as Bob. Bob is also very versatile. He is versed in Blues, Rock, Country and Big Band Standards. Bob has led several bands in the San Francisco area and has toured all over the Western United States. If you want to hear one of the finest guitarists and vocalists around come  check Bob out with:  "Vanness Express"

  David Hansen


David has been a welcome additon to Vanness Express.  He is the back bone and solid rock foundation of the rhythm section!
David has been a drummer for various groups since beginning his professional music career at age 15.  He attended a local Oregon college on a music scholarship.
He is also versitile, playing styles from country to jazz!  His influences are the ledgendary Louis Bellson, Neil Peart of Rush and Steve Price of Pablo Cruise.
Vanness Express is proud to have David!

Vanness Express
P.O. Box 298 Cheshire, OR  97419
Phone and Fax -541-998-8637
Mobile - 541-514-2720