Meet Soul Medix

  A great sounding band comes with vast experience and high quality musicianship. Soul Medix has professional musicians who are well rehearsed with performances at weddings, corporate gigs, private parties, nightclubs and special events. Click here to have a look at some of the fine venues Soul Medix has performed at. 

Soul Medix keeps the crowd dancing by performing a wide array of musical styles, with a large selection of Motown, Top-40, soul, 30's to current music, country, rock and roll, hip-hop, blues & swing. The energetic Soul Medix has a passion for live performances. We can customize our group as a 4 piece band, up to a 9 piece orchestra to accommodate small functions right up to larger gatherings. What a perfect way for an affordable choice to your entertainment needs! You decide what is best suited for your event.
 
  To keep the party atmosphere vibrant, Soul Medix also provides a totally free Dj service during their shows for cocktail/reception times, wedding party introductions, dinner hour, and also during band intermissions. Indoors or out, Soul Medix is an excellent choice for your event. Make sure you hire a professional live band to ensure the best quality in live music.

For over a decade, the Soul Medix Quartet (or SMQ), have been successfully performing all across Ontario. Live performances may also include up to a nine piece full ensemble complete with vocalists, drums, bass, guitar, saxophone, keyboards, trumpet & trombone.

Marlene Koot 
Lead vocals, percussion, harmonies

The very first solo Marlene ever sang on stage was at the age of 5, and she has graced the stage ever since. Experienced in theatres, church choirs, singing with the Choral Society as a soprano choir member and soloist, singing for special events & wedding soloist, to singing on the big stage on a cruise line, Marlene has developed a natural ability to sing various genres of music with ease. Her participation in competitions earned Marlene high rankings in Canada’s Open Country singing contest and Marlene was in the top ten in Toronto's CMT Karaoke Star.Marlene has a stage presence that is incredibly personable. Her passion and skills are highly evident in every performance and her numerous years in the music industry has given her the ability to make everything sound impeccable.
 

    Greigg Fraser 

Guitar, vocals, arrangements

Greigg's career has covered various aspects including performing, session work, music instruction, producing, arranging, television work and composing.  With 3 solo c.d.'s to his credit, and various compilation releases, Greigg has had the opportunity to open for/perform with such artists as Rik Emmett (Triumph), Rush, Downchild Blues Band, Goddo, Cheryl Rae, Lisa Dal Bello, The Naughty Sweeties, Lawrence Gowan (Styx) and Kim Mitchell. His past projects have led to such accolades as the "Q107 Home Grown Award", FM 96 "On Track Award" and has received grants, awards and support from FACTOR and SOCAN. Locally, Greigg has been a featured soloist in Orchestra London’s "Jeans & Classics/Neck and Neck Concert Series" performing works by Steve Howe, Jeff Beck, Chet Atkins and Steve Vai as well as his own compositions.Greigg produced and hosted his own series for Rogers Cable TV for 3 seasons entitled "Guitar Talk" which has aired across Canada.  

 Dave Varga   
Bass guitar, vocals, bookings
dave@soulmedix.com

Dave is originally from London, Ontario. His years of music studies & experience throughout the region has included recordings at Fanshawe College, EMAC, Owlsville & Groovey Tube studios. Dave has performed at various weddings, nightclubs, festivals & special functions all throughout Ontario, and has been fortunate to have shared stages with the likes of Prairie Oyster, The Byrds, The Good Brothers, Anne Lindsay, John P. Allen, Ronnie Prophet, The Bill Durst band, plus many other talented local musicians. His bass influences include Jack Bruce, Geddy Lee, John Paul Jones, Adam Clayton, Flea & Sheryl Crow. Dave's bass playing & experienced vocal talents are truly a great benefit to the Soul Medix sound! 

Brian McHugh
Drums, percussion, vocals
 
After graduating from the University of Western Ontario and P.I.T. at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, Brian toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and the Caribbean. Over the years Brian has honed his live skills in numerous musical styles including rock, country, jazz, latin, and big band, in addition to numerous studio recording sessions. Brian has performed with the likes of Grant Smith, Alan Frew, members of Simply Red (solo project), Jaime Paul and many more.