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Meet The Band
A member of The Big House Band since it was created in 1997 - Jimi Milligan is our band leader, male lead vocalist and saxophonist!
One the premier vocalists on the east coast for many years, Jimi was one of only 75 vocalists selected out of over 100,000 people who auditioned and was on NBC's "The Voice" where he earned high praise from all 4 celebrity coaches.
"You're a great singer" - Adam Levine - Maroon 5
"He's Obviously a great singer" - Gwen Stefani
Combining stunning beauty and powerful vocals, Stephanie Chiofalo has been a member of The Big House Band since 2014 and is one of Philadelphia’s newest and most promising up and coming female vocalists.
After having studied with renowned vocal coach Sal Dupree, Stephanie was performing to sold out crowds in Atlantic City’s Tropicana Showroom at the age of 19!
She is a versatile musician who is a classically trained pianist as well as a vocalist.
When she’s not performing – Stephanie is a published model, motocross rider and a full time piano and voice teacher.
Quite simply, Lindsay Pagano has seen and done it all!
As a Warner Records artist, Lindsay toured the country promoting her hit single "Everything UR" which gained fame as the theme music for AOL's advertising campaign.
Lindsay also went on to release a full length album including the song, "So Bad" which was hand picked for her by PAUL McCARTNEY! To her surprise, Paul decided to join her on the song as a duet!!!
Lindsay was also seen on TV by millions as a member of Team Shakira on NBC's #1 show, The Voice! She also played herself in an episode of "What's New Scooby-Doo" Like, wow Scoob!
We could not possibly be more thrilled to welcome her to our band!
A member of The Big House Band since 2004, Jeff Kessler is one of the very best and most versitile guitarists on The East Coast.
Whether it is jazz, funk, soul , pop or blues – Jeff Kessler sings and plays it to perfection. Averaging over 200 dates per year with Big House and his duo partner Jimi Milligan, Jeff is also one of the most in demand entertainers in the Philadelphia area.
As of June 2019, Jeff will be a graduate of Drexel University with a Masters Degree in music therapy.
When he’s not performing with The Big House Band, Jeff enjoys recording original music and traveling throughout the world with his wife, Rosie.
Originally a member of The Big House Band from 1999-2003, Tim Kolber, "Timmy K" reunited with Big House in 2013.
He is one of the most versatile bassists on the scene, which has allowed him to play and record with some of the area’s best and most well known bands and musicians.
He has recorded original music with, “Sunday’s Reason” , Raymond Ward and Justin Guarini runner up on Season 1 of American Idol.
When he is not performing – Tim enjoys traveling with his wife, Christine and recording other bands at his studios in Burlington NJ as well as the United Kingdom, Kolber Studios.
Although he is a trained jazz pianist, Dave Robinson’s musical versatility reaches FAR beyond just jazz.
Dave is a seasoned veteran of the Philadelphia musical scene as well as the national scene, having toured with Rock n’ Roll legends, Danny and The Juniors and various Latin bands.
When he is not performing – Dave spends time with his wife and 3 children and is a professional independant piano tuner. He can be found at Robinson Piano Service in Cinnaminson, NJ. He has tuned the piano of many of the world’s most known musicians including Harry Connick Jr.
John Zadeh is without a doubt one of the most well known and respected drummers on the scene!
Raised in New Mexico, John developed a love for drums at an early age. Over the years John has toured the country playing concerts and festivals promoting his original music. He has also been part of some of the Philadelphia area's best and most successful cover bands!
When not on stage with Big House, John enjoys spending time with his wife, Amy and composing original music.