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Dennis Fieger

Lead Vocals/Guitar

Ever since I can remember music has been a strong influence in my life but it took 37 years before I got my first guitar and started to play. Now looking back on what has been nearly 30 years of making music with others, so many memorable moments and meaningful friendships that I treasure and carry forward in life. The HighWater Johnny Band is no exception. We are 5 individuals who come from a variety of music backgrounds but share a common understanding of what it takes to make good quality music together. I am honored and blessed to be a part of this project and I thank God every day for steering our individual paths to the crossroads that brought us together.


Dave Andrews


I have grown up with a love for music from my earliest childhood memories. I began taking guitar lessons starting in the 4th grade at Newberg Music which provided a valuable foundation for my musical endeavors through the years. I love to playing both 6 string and 12 string accoustic guitars as well as 5 string bass.


Hank Raymond


I was lucky enough to grow up in a family that loved music. My parents had the old 78 records and listened to big band sounds. I had older siblings who brought in late 50s and early 60s rock. I saw the Rolling Stones in concert in 1964 when I was 11. I always loved the drums but never got the opportunity to learn to play. It wasn't until I was in my 40s that the church I attended got rid of the old pipe organ and brought in a drum kit to start a worship band. Never playing before I asked if I could try. That was the beginning for me and I loved it. Kind of by accident I met up with Dennis and Dave at a retirement party for a friend and we played a little. We went from there to become the HighWater Johnny Band and that has been a true blessing in my life.


Randy Williams


I am fortunate to have had many opportunities to play with some really good musicians in my lifetime. My first musical steps were piano lessons that my parents insisted on.  I’m so glad they did as if formed a solid foundation for the other instruments that I would go on to play, my songwriting and for the bands that I would be a part of.  My musical career has been diverse – from worship teams at various churches to rock to blues to soul and most recently to the bass player for the HighWater Johnny Band. It’s a privilege to play in this band and an honor to count each one of my band mates as true friends.

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