SONGWRITERS FROM Washington

Aaron Gabriel

Aaron Gabriel

I've been making music for around fifteen years for anyone that'll listen. I've done some time with various bands, but have been mostly solo now for a while. It's been a chance to explore my acoustic, folkie side. An Uninvited Guest is my first solo album. I'm rather fond of it: some friends of mine have described it as a combination of lovelorn

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Alice Hastings

Alice Hastings

Hailing from the Olympic Peninsula, Alice Hastings began songwriting when she was six years old. "It was always something I was drawn to for whatever reason. I would pass by the farms in my hometown and start singing about the cows." ?Though her poems would win poetry competitions, it was not until she was much older that she began to share

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Andria richardson

Andria richardson

Andria richardson Aspiring song writer for my whole life

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Andy Jaske

Andy Jaske

Andy Jaske has been playing guitar and writing music since an early age. He played in several local bands throughout Illinois and Missouri during and after college, but recently re-focused on his music after many years away. He has been playing recently in Seattle, WA, Des Moines, IA, and Dallas, TX. In 2011, you are likely to find him every othe

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Baily Stauffer

Baily Stauffer

Baily Stauffer is a singer/songwriter that hails from the Pacific Northwest. She has been writing and playing music for 16 years, since she was a small child and has continued to pursue her passion for music into her twenties. She works as a studio musician, composer, songwriter, and producer with numerous different other projects as well. With a

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Bradford Loomis

Bradford Loomis

Had he lived one hundred and fifty years ago, Bradford Loomis may have been riding rail cars out west or sailing down the Mississippi on a paddle boat. Or maybe he would have claimed his stake in the flat lands of the Midwest. Perhaps he would have plied his hand on a ranch in Texas. Born in the Northwest in more modern times, Bradford has lived to

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Bret Stewart

Bret Stewart

Bret Stewart is a singer, songwriter, and passionate promoter of folk music as just that - the music that happens in our living rooms and on our porches with family and friends. I enjoy playing my originals as well as finding new audiences for folk music. I can't seem to remember a time in my life when I wasn't playing music. As a child, the onl

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Brian Ellefson

Brian Ellefson

Brian was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and has the laid back, down to earth sound and attitude that come with the territory. He spent 6 years as a studio musician before releasing his own album Panoramic View. The album was a one-man effort with Brian writing, recording and producing the tracks over the last year. During his time as a studio musician,

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Bryan Bogue

Bryan Bogue

Bryan Bogue is a Northwest percussionist living in Spokane, Washington. He performs regularly as a member of the Spokane Symphony and with the reggae/calypso band, Moko Jumbie. He has performed throughout the Northwest in Portland, Oregon, Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival, Vancouver, British Columbia, Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint, Idaho an

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Chadwick

Chadwick

I once played in a 3 piece band out of Salt Lake City Utah. After laying that project to rest I moved to Seattle to play in the rain. I bought an eight track recorder. I first recorded the songs in my room then re-recorded them at a friends studio in Salt Lake.

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Christopher Scott Mitchell

Christopher Scott Mitchell

Growing up in the Northwest’s seemingly endless rain and cold – as well as it’s rare but glorious sunny day – has given Christopher the opportunity to reflect on all that living on earth offers. He writes and sings about everyday things affecting us all – love, family, humor, loss and loneliness. He draws from the circumstances and interests in his

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Coll Andrews

Coll Andrews

Coll Andrews is an independent composer, musician and producer living in Poulsbo , Washington, USA. Coll has over 25 years of experience in the music industry with emphasis on writing and arranging. When Coll was just a very young child, even before he realized that music could be written, he was composing melodies by ear and unerring passi

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Dan Weber

Dan Weber

Award Winning songwriter Dan Weber has been described as “The Classic, Mid-Life, Overnight Sensation.” A gifted storyteller and inspiring performer, in 2014 he Won 2nd place in the prestigious Woody Guthrie songwriting contest and was honored to become a rare 2-time finalist in the legendary Kerrville Folk Festival ‘New Folk’ competition. In 2014 h

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Dave Irish

Dave Irish

Dave Irish is a singer-songwriter based out the Seattle area. He travels most weekends sharing his music. He has 11 CDs to his credit. Many of his songs have been penned with his song writing partner, Mike Doran.

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David McAdams

David McAdams

been strummin and singin since 1965. have two albums in circulation with the latest released in 2009. "Short Road We're On" won an Honor Award in the 2004 International Songwriting Contest. BornFreeUSA will be using "Circus is in Town" at all their vigils for the animal abuse awareness in the circuses. That song is also linked to Animalsvoice.c

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Derik Nelson

Derik Nelson

Derik Nelson is a self-taught guitarist and pianist, and wrote and recorded two full length CDs before graduating from high school. He recently completed his fourth record, a full-band album now available on iTunes. Derik first stepped into the spotlight at age seven as a musical theatre performer. After 50 full-scale theatrical productions, r

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Derik Nelson

Derik Nelson

I am a singer/songwriter/producer best known as the guitar player on FOX's "Glee." I work closely with my brother and sister, our mission is to inspire, educate, and move people through music and art. For a complete bio and more information, please visit my website: http://www.deriknelson.com.

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Don Kiter

Don Kiter

Don Kiter has been a musician his whole life so he will always continue to create music. He loves to produce demos for friends as well as himself but would like most to license his work for TV and film or produce recordings for other artists. Until that day arrives, he will stay at his current position of Technical Director at a major concert facil

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Enation

Enation

“It’s like Radiohead, U2, and Bob Dylan all got together for breakfast, decided to adopt a baby boy, called it Enation, and then left it to fend for itself.” Enation: An Overview of Their Experience So Far Enation is fast becoming known as one of the best independent anthemic rock bands around, combining the expanse an

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Fucho

Fucho

Rafael "Fucho" Aparicio was born and raised in San Fernando de Apure, in the "Llanos" (plains) region of Venezuela -- the heartland of Venezuelan folk music -- and he has lived and breathed music since he was five years old. Percussion was his first love, and now Fucho is acknowledged as one of the best maraca players in the world. He is also a sel

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Gabrielle Soley Cogdill

Gabrielle Soley Cogdill

Originally, I began college at Dana College in autumn 2004. Unfortunately, my music & theatre scholarships were void when I could not complete finals as I was in ICU, due to Crohn's Disease onset. As I have continued my education in music & music technology at Shoreline Community College, I often cannot complete courses, as I am in the hospital. I

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Gary Baugh

Gary Baugh

Gary has re-launched his musical career that started back in the 70's when he shared the stage with Dave Loggins, Chi Coltrane, Fleetwood Mac and others. A singer/songwriter in a nautical troubadour genre, Gary creates some of the most interesting original songs with stylish melodies and turn-of-the-phrase lyrics. A beach, a boat and a bar are c

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J.W. McClure

J.W. McClure

J.W. McClure lives in Stanwood, Washington, writing songs and humor. His songs 'Blue Star Mountain Cowboy', 'Blue', 'The Reaper' and 'End of The Day' have all made the finals of the International Acoustic Music Awards IAMA. His songs 'Need A Lazy Woman', 'Living Off Of My Friends' and 'Pig' have all been finalists in the USA songwriting contest. J

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James Wetherill

James Wetherill

James was born in Kansas City, MO and graduated in Marketing from MU at Columbia. His ancestors include Richard Wetherill & family who discovered Mesa Verde National Park, or more accurately were the first tourists of the area. He moved to Steamboat, CO and Snowy Range, WY in resort management & real estate, where he also flew his own plane, ski

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jean mann

jean mann

Known for her powerfully intimate live performances, Seattle based independent singer-songwriter jean mann has toured regionally and nationally since 2002, performing in festivals and folk conferences, house concerts, cafes, UU churches and concert halls. Her self-honed alt-folk style is enhanced by a harmonic blend of acoustic guitar and lush,

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Jim Allchin

Jim Allchin

Jim grew up in a one-room house on a dirt farm in the Deep South. After living the life of a starving musician, he left to earn Masters/Doctorate degrees from Stanford University and Georgia Institute of Technology. He went on to become a world recognized leader in Computer Science and software. Today he studies guitar.

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John Worsley

John Worsley

I'm a song writer, musician for 25 yrs and have produced my own flute echos sound. Plus easy listening vocals and world jazz/fusion style music. I am also a replacement vocalist for the oldies do waup group "The Fleetwoods".I Have played in numerous groups and recording studios since the early 80's, from Los Angeles to Olympia, Washington. I

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Justin Froese

Justin Froese

Seattle-based singer/songwriter, Justin Froese is known for his collaborative spirit and diverse palate of musical tastes. His mainstream sensibilities combined with ten years of classical music training have resulted in the ability not only to cross genres, but also in many cases, defy them. Originally from San Diego, Justin has played many of

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Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller - Songwriter, Professional bass player, singer, & piano player. bio at Myspace - need to fix on my site- www.myspace.com/lauriemillerband

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Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller is a recording artist, singer-songwriter who was called a female Bob Dylan. She is a bass player, piano player, composer, and guitar player. Laurie has released 5 CD's. *Award Winning Songwriter - 'My Father's Song' - Finalist - Song of the Year 2012 'Give Up Me' - Semi -Finalist - Song of the Year 2012 'I Like You' & 'Crawli

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Lewis Ray Musick

Lewis Ray Musick

I have been interested in music since I was 11 years old. I taught myself how to play the guitar at the age of 25. I have always been interested in singing and songwriting and play many instruments including: drums, bass, clarinet, saxaphone, flute, oboe and bassoon. I played in different band groups in the late 1990's and early 2000's. I join

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Lis Nagy

Lis Nagy

Singer/Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar Genre: Soft Rock/Folk This musical journey has been one of the greatest surprises in my life thus far. I grew up on an island in the Pacific Northwest and was exposed to many genres of music. My mother had an immense appreciation for classical composers. To round out the 10-person household, (mom, dad, two s

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Mark Andersen

Mark Andersen

Mark Andersen is a widely known composer, classical, concert and recording artist presently serving as Artist in Residence to Daniels Recital Hall in Seattle, WA. Mark is seen on public television each week in the show Crescendo from Seattle and New York. He has won first prize in the International Composers Competition in Amsterdam, Holland in 197

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Meljgrey

Meljgrey

Eclectic, organic, infinitely creative... Singer-songwriter meljgrey's music offers an intriguing look into her heart, soul and mind... and daresay, her past and future. Strongly influenced by her early career as a jazz instrumentalist, she artfully blends timeless sounds with a modern bent to create a soul-pop vibe that's undeniably touching an

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Mia Vermillion

Mia Vermillion

Mia Vermillion is gaining recognition for her work in composition and songwriting. Mia was recently showcased at the Crossroads Bellevue Market Stage, which was hosted in association with Puget Sound Productions. This is part of their commitment to bring gifted musicians to the attention of Northwest audiences. Mia’s music connects her spirit

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Michael Derning

Michael Derning

Michael Derning has been singing and playing guitar most of his life. He just released a CD "Cover Art" with Mia Arends which is a collection of covers of favorite songs(http://cdbaby.com/cd/derningarends). He is currently focused on creating a CD of his own compositions.

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R.X. Bertoldi

R.X. Bertoldi

I listened to a lot of Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones as a kid, and later, Tom Waits. Their music led me to a lot of other musicians, including Robert Johnson, Lightnin' Hopkins, Little Walter, and more. I later bought an acoustic guitar and harmonic and started working on my own songs. Over the past twenty years or more, I've had the good for

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Stephen Connella

Stephen Connella

Born Sacramento,Calif. Lived So. Cal until my 30"s. Lived on Kauai for 25 years , then Bellingham Washington with back and forth to Kauai for business and surfing. Own a soap and candle company on Kauai, surf, snowboard and play guitar and write songs. Have 2 grown kids. Son and a daughter, 26 and 19.

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Stephen Fuller

Stephen Fuller

One of the new beats mixed in a blender living out of trucks on the road on the go surfing hiking biking liking living. Moving on impulse and sometimes someones got something to say in song in sing along in word fun, poems, books, paintings, anything but mine comes in song for here for now. Atypical, for I'm usually quite private with my song writi

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STEVE WACKER

STEVE WACKER

Steve's songs are crafted with an appreciation for melody, harmonic structure and the innate poetry and rhythms of language. Now based in Seattle, Steve grew up in Wisconsin where he learned from and absorbed many different styles of music. One of his earliest musical memories is hearing "Cool Water" by the Sons of the Pioneers during a family auto

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Tamara Lewis

Tamara Lewis

TAMARA LEWIS Tamara Lewis, singer/songwriter out of Seattle, WA, provides a mix of contemporary songs that blend folk, country, and blues. She has been most influenced by Alison Kraus, Patsy Cline, and Nanci Griffith. Tamara delivers her poetic lyrics and pure sound in a way that can best be described as passionate folk. To quote Jennifer L

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Tim

Tim "Too Slim " Langford

Tim "Too Slim" Langford, with his band the Taildraggers, have created an eclectic style of Blues and Rock that has become a genre all its own. Too Slim‘s ever evolving musical direction cannot be classified into any box or category. The eclectic nature of the band allows Too Slim and the Taildraggers to easily cross-over and appeal to audiences of

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Tin Man

Tin Man

Who is Tin Man? Well Tin Man started in 2005 as a solo project for Rusty Parrish. Rusty started out as a singing in a high school He taught himself to play guitar and write songs while playing with such Mpls bands as Two Minute Warning, The Hatfields, The Cactus thieves and Passionfish . Rusty gave up the music business in 1995 to focus on his fami

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