Band Bios

Left to right: Jeanne O’Neill, Bill Flemer, Thomas Martin, Dan Mulvey

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Jeanne O’Neill is from Belmar, NJ, and is one of the band’s lead vocalists. Jeannie has been performing her original music, as well as country, folk, and rock covers, throughout the Jersey Shore and Greater New York area. Now with Ocean Country, she delivers powerful lead vocals and plays acoustic guitar.

Bill Flemer is also one of the band’s lead vocalists and the group’s lead guitarist. Bill is from Princeton, NJ, and is influenced by many of the great “modern” country voices including Gram Parsons, Rodney Crowell, and Steve Earle. Bill was part of the Riverside Bluegrass Band before forming Ocean Country.

Thomas Martin plays mandolin and sings harmony with Ocean Country. His influences include bluegrass, “classic” country, and country rock. Along with Jeanne O’Neill, he is half of the O’Neill & Martin acoustic duo. Thomas also writes and performs original songs in the Jersey Shore area.

Dan Mulvey is the band’s upright bass player and also contributes harmony vocals. Dan has been performing with many of New York and New Jersey’s leading artists and is one of the area’s finest musicians. With a range of influences from country to jazz to rock, Dan’s playing drives the band’s eclectic sound.