SILK is a 3/4/5 piece R&B, Jazz and Soul influenced band with a wealth of experience due to their working in the music industry for many years and performing on many levels nationally and internationally. This multi-faceted & multi-talented ensemble consists of:

Gary Deleo ( Saxophone & Vocals) Gary has been touring America, Europe & Asia with Vanessa Amorosi for the past 6 years and is always in demand as a very experienced musician. Now based in Brisbane, Gary has been working with Champagne Jam, Tracey Lee (& Mark Divola), Roulf Commandeur and Simon Bower (Palazzo Versace ) .

Dave Dow (Vocals & Guitar)

Dave has been an ambassador for Australia on several occassions and has indigenous roots. He has been working extensively in China and has performed as the opening act for many of Australia's finest and other International Artists such as: Wendy Matthews, Coloured Stone, Yothu Yindi, James Morrison, Marina Pryor & Phil Emmanuel.
International acts include: Ministry of Sound (Eng.), Russell Crowe (U.S. & Aust.), Lucky Dube (R.S.A.), Lole (Samoa & N.Z.), & Ba Cissoko (West Africa).

Rene Luis Schiavi (Latin Percussionist & Vocals)

Luis has been performing with Vanessa Amorosi as her percussionist and backing vocalist and has been touring throughout America, Europe & Asia over the past 6 years also. Relocated to the area, he is sought after by many working bands in Brisbane and his versatility as a muscian and vocalist make him an asset to any Latin, R&B, Funk and Rock group in the National & International arena.