Giordano has since become an unofficial member of the band.
Clarence Clemons suffered a stroke on June 12, 2011.
Its most prominent members include Richie Rosenberg (trombone) and Mark Pender (trumpet).
The band members have also performed and recorded (both individually and as a band) with a wide range of other artists including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Meat Loaf, Neil Young, Lou Reed, Bonnie Tyler, Air Supply, Dire Straits, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Nicks, Tom Morello, Sting, Ian Hunter, Paul Mc Cartney, Ringo Starr, Ray Davies, Ronnie Spector, Gary U. Bonds, Darlene Love, Southside Johnny, The Grateful Dead, Santana, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Tracy Chapman, Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, and Bob Seger.
When not working with Springsteen, members of the band have recorded solo material and have pursued successful careers as session musicians, record producers, songwriters, actors and other roles in entertainment.
Van Zandt also began to establish himself a reputation as a producer/songwriter.
Apart from helping out with production on Springsteen albums, he worked with his "other band", Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, as well as with Ronnie Spector and Gary U. Bonds, before he launched his own solo career as Little Steven.
The original lineup included Garry Tallent (bass), Clarence Clemons (saxophone), Danny Federici (keyboards, accordion), Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez (drums) and David Sancious (keyboards).
The band took its name from the street in Belmar, New Jersey, where Sancious' mother lived. ‘Bruce’ tourists to the area often mistakenly believe the house was on the corner of E Street and 10th Avenue, perhaps due to the song "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" about the band's beginnings. appeared in 1972, and the band's first national tour began in October 1972.
The E Street Band is an American rock band, and has primarily been the backing band of musician Bruce Springsteen since 1972.
The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
By 2002, the band also included Soozie Tyrell (violin, vocals).