Alan Fitzgerald

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Alan Fitzgerald
Born (1949-07-16) July 16, 1949 (age 66)[1]
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts Montrose
Sammy Hagar
Night Ranger

Francis Alan Fitzgerald (born July 16, 1949) is an American musician (both a bassist and a keyboardist), was a member of several U.S. bands.

He played as a bassist in the bands Montrose[2] and Gamma,[3] both of which also featured guitarist Ronnie Montrose. He played keyboards for Sammy Hagar as a solo artist. In the 1980s, he was the keyboardist for Night Ranger.[4] He also played keyboards offstage for Van Halen in the early 1990s and the 2004 and 2012 tours.

His father, George Fitzgerald, was a jazz musician and music teacher in Salisbury, MD. His younger brother, Mark, played bass on the Charlie Daniels Band album Fire on the Mountain.[citation needed]



Sammy Hagar[edit]

Ronnie Montrose[edit]


Night Ranger[edit]


  • Alliance (1997)
  • Missing Piece (1999)
  • Destination Known (2007)


  1. ^ Profile,; accessed August 18, 2015.
  2. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography: Montrose". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Gomes, Whitney Z. "Biography: Gamma". Allmusic. Retrieved April 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Night Ranger". Allmusic. Retrieved April 1, 2010.