I am a college student studying music at Stevens Institute of Technology. My passion has always been for media, but especially for music and film. I have been largely influenced by music I hear in movies, on TV, in games, as well as on the radio. The importance of music is the feeling it creates in the listener, whether accompanying another form of
Aces High Music
Aces High is a hard rock band based out of Thousand Oaks California. There sound has been said to be a cross between Velvet Revlover and Alice in Chains. With the release of there independently produced self titled debut album in September of 2007, Aces High dominated the charts on mp3.com.au with the debut single "Shades of Grey" which held its sp
I am 30 years old, originally from Romania, moved to USA in 1999. I start playing violin at 5 and eventually I get to play in a professional orchestra after attending a 5 year violin program. I started writing my own songs when I was 14. After moving to USA I started arranging and also singing. I can't really say that I have a strong influence
I've been a musical dabbler for most of my life. - singing, playing guitar and writing some tunes along the way - mostly for my own enjoyment. Lately, my music muse has upped the tempo and kicked my butt - inspiring a surge of musical energy and creativity like never before - motivating me to write and record original songs and see where it leads.
Bio - Alan Babbitt I’ve been a musical dabbler for most of my life. For some reason I took up the clarinet in junior high, but the losing combo of very little talent and even less enthusiasm for it, earned me a lowly, yet solid 3rd clarinet- last chair position for 3 years. In high school I stubbornly continued to abuse the clarinet, playing
My name is Alexander Goit and I have been playing guitar for five years. Initially I took up playing guitar as a hobby, but then I quickly fell in love with it and the study of music. I mainly focus on finger-style, gypsy, and blues music, but I truly love and appreciate all types of guitar. Currently, I am a guitar and piano instructor. I have bee
Alicia Bay Laurel
Alicia Bay Laurel is a touring singer/songwriter/storyteller with three well-received self-produced CDs and fourth one being recorded. Many people know her from her cult classic, bestselling bohemian back-to-the-land book, Living on the Earth, first published in 1970, and still in print in three languages, which she wrote, illustrated and designed
Endorsed by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and WINNER of VH1’s nationally televised reality talent competition, You Rock With Melissa Etheridge, Alicia Champion is also co-founder and producer of The San Diego IndieFest, the nation’s first and only exclusively independent music and arts festival. A performer/ composer/ arranger/ record producer, and
Hi, my name is Andrea, and I am a Music Maker for life. I began playing guitar when I was age 12, and loved singing also. I've had a passion for music for as long as I can remember. Holding that piece of wood in my hands is when I am most comfortable. I have been given a paintbrush to paint pictures with words & melodies that hopefully soothe the s
Combining classical and jazz training, traditional and electronic instrumentation, and a folk sensibility, Angela’s music creates a sound both familiar and novel. Think Fiona Apple and Charlie Parker’s love-child, growing up in the heart of the American South with an iPad. Angela enjoys travelling and recently spent 9 months in South America wri
Multi-lingual singer-songwriter Angus Martin has been working the New York scene for the past 8 years, and is moving back to his native Bay Area, California this September, where he will continue to play and promote his 'Troubadoubadou' aesthetic, based in african-diasporic rhythms, romance language poetry, and deep blues expressions, a style entir
Annie Lynn & James Burns
ANNIE LYNN is a singer/songwriter/publisher from Pennsylvania. In February 2008, Annie and one of her writing partners, Jim Burns, were selected as finalists for Best Country/Bluegrass song in the International Acoustic Music Awards, for their song, "MY BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN SKIES." This song is currently receiving national airplay. "My B
BIOGRAPHY Ante Novaselic – Musician- Guitarist/Songwriter/Touring & Studio Website: www.AnteNovaselic.com Email: Anovaselic@outlook.com Cell phone: (424) 308-1220 Instrument(s): Electric/Acoustic Guitars (Primary Instrument), Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion Ante Novaselic is a mu
Music has been an integral part of my life since early childhood. I was born into a musical family and therefore feel that music is one of the most important aspects of my life. The music that my family exposed me to in my early years helped me develop my unique and distinct style of song writing. Band History: I have had a band since the earl
Arctic Lunch is a multi-cultural rock trio (guitar, bass, drums) from Orange County CA that was founded in 2010. Our influences run from early 70s rock acts to present rock scene. We hope you'll enjoy to listen to our music as much as we enjoy playing it. Arctic Lunch are: Philippe Riondet - Vocals/Guitars Marcelo DeMaria - Bass William H
See me As your protection in the Palm trees And every section of your Hot dreams As vivid. As possible. - Possibilities It’s verses like these that have come to define and inform one of L.A.’s most promising new rock bands. Dreams, seasons, evenings, obsession, freedom, neurosis, optimism, reality, love, rage, ambition. Song
Multitalented, capable ro create a music from the spot or somemebody else already ready instrumental. Deep soul and beautiful heart involved with music since 6 years old to present. Being migrated from Country to Country never had a chance to shine. Being part of several festivals in Europe and having cover Band for 15years in US with variety of
My music is the soundtrack of my life… As a young child growing up in New York, my world was filled with Yiddish folk tunes, Jewish liturgy and Israeli Pop songs. But the Beatles landed at JFK when I was only five years old and the world was never the same. Rock n roll, Pop, Jazz, Folk… I loved it all, and at various stages in my lif
Berglund & Bonafede
Dave - Guitars, vocals, lyrics Dave Berglund grew up in Brockton, Massachussetts. At the age of 10 he already had a love for music listening to his sister’s Beatles albums, Paul McCartney and Elton John. At the age of 13 his mother bought him his first electric guitar and amplifier. Dave taught himself how to play guitar by looking at books of cho
Bill James is a Los Angeles based jazz artist who has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival, under the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Hollywood Bowl. He is debuting his newest CD, “Mi Sabor Latino” ©2012, on Friday, March 30th at 8:00 PM at the M-Bar in Hollywood at 1253 Vine Street (SW corner of Vine and Foun
Blind Lemon Pledge
BLIND LEMON PLEDGE® – A UNIQUE BLUES AND AMERICANA ARTIST “Pledge Drive”, the fifth album from critically acclaimed musician / composer / producer Blind Lemon Pledge (aka James Byfield), is a percussive thrill ride of rocking Blues and Americana. From his original take on the famous Bo Diddley beat, to sax driven R ‘n’ B, to tender, haunting bal
Bone of Contention
Bone of Contention is an independent band from Los Angeles and is the creation of keyboardist/vocalist/songwriter Chet Cline. Drummer/percussionist Dave Haddad and bassist Bill Pittman complete the lineup. Noted for a raw but refined sound with experimental and dark overtones, their long awaited self-titled debut album was released in December 20
CHIEF SEATTLE REVIVAL "More than 28,000 metric tons of extremely lethal spent nuclear fuel are currently simmering in steel-lined concrete pools at commercial storage sites spread across 32 states. Rolling Stone magazine investigates plans to dump the nuclear waste on an Apache Indian reservation in New Mexico. The controversy has split Apaches
1/29/85 Los Angeles, CA. I went to Berklee College of Music in '07 where I learned the meaning of Traditional Harmony and Counterpoint. Guitar is my thing. I'm a rocker but I like all sorts of music. But like all musicians, we love something about everything. Interested yet?
Simple, melody rich, acoustic music in the classic singer/songwriter style. Songs from the heart. My guess is that even from an early age I always wanted to play the guitar. Especially when I look back and remember the many years I spent honing my abilities in the demanding art of tennis racket playing! Emulating my heroes and perfect
BRIAN BELL & DEBRA GUSSIN
BRIAN BELL BIO (TBA) For more information, please visit WWW.THERELATIONSHIPBAND.COM DEBRA GUSSIN BIO Prior to becoming a songwriter, Debra enjoyed a career as a television producer on programs such as ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Fox Sports News, Daytime Emmy Awards, Wolfgang Puck, National Geographic Channel, and Dr. Phil. After winnin
Many see music as a communication tool. Music communicates the expressions, opinions, beliefs and ideas of many recording artists across the globe. Recording artist Brian Lam achieves just that. In Brians music, he paints pictures that leave the listeners feeling the moods and vibes that his songs are about. He is nothing more than a musician who s
Brittany Aquamarine is a singer-songwriter who started writing songs in 2005 and used an old guitar with no name to put music to those words. She started singing in first grade with a church choir and attests that there are musicians that tap into emotions so acutely, that it is one of the reasons that artists are so needed in this world.
About Brooks Taylor Brooks Taylor hails from Richmond,Virginia, a hot bed for musical talent and influences. This is where it all started from the age of six with a professional boys and mens choir to his days and many band configurations in the "Fan" at VCU, doing the "east coast thing" from Washington D.C. to Key West. He has performed widely
Incredibly inspired by the passionate songwriters of her mother's generation like the Beatles and Billy Joel, Caressa started playing the guitar at the age of 10 - which is also the same year she visited Alaska for the first time (she fell madly in love with both). By 15, she was a regular on the open mic circuit of LA. There was even then the maki
Multi award-winning Americana/folk artist, Cathy-Anne McClintock, showcases her unique vocal styling along with her well crafted, personal songs creating a beautiful outcome that she'd describe as folk/pop/bluegrass fusion. Cathy-Anne's first solo CD features 13 songs with Grammy Award Winning bluegrass/folk legends, Tim O'Brien, John Reischman,
Chris Lee McMullen
My name is Chris McMullen. I have been a guitar player for 16 years and together with my girl Dana Damian, have co-written and performed some original songs. We both have musical backgrounds spanning the last decade or so. All of our originals have been written in the last four months, we thought we would try our hand at original compositions and s
The Voice of Christal Roberts From the state of Michigan that birthed numerous multi-talented singers, comes the sweet sound of Christal Roberts. Singer, Songwriter and Musician, Christal is truly a “Designer’s Original”. As a child, her voice was heard on the Jerry Lewis Telethon and commissioned her the chance to win many local talent sho
Cinder Jean: Singer/Songwriter Born and raised in Southern California, Cinder Jean's family moved to Santa Barbara from Manhattan Beach California. Cinder Jean started playing the guitar at age ten and thus her passion for song writing emerged. She began her musical career in Santa Barbara playing her guitar and singing in local venues and coffe
I currently write songs, lyrics, and sing most of my songs.I try and write songs that are uplifting and encourage compassion and faith. If you would like to contact me my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello. I write and sing inspirational songs. Warren Ells creates the instrumentals. One of my songs has been selected foe placement in a commercial, which I am excited about.My goal is to provide songs which provide hope.
Born into a musical family Clay Bell first toured the United States at age 5 playing the spoons in his parents folk band. Before he could legally drive he was singing and playing guitar in nightclubs. Bell's first CD was picked up by Polygram and nationally distributed in 1995. As a songwriter and guitarist he has enjoyed national airplay, an
I am a singer, songwriter and recording/performing artist with 30 years of stage, tour and studio experience. Am a member of BMI performing rights society and have worked with many current and former recording stars over the years. In the Late 1970's my road group recorded two albums and 5 singles that did well in local markets across North Americ
Color Theory is the musical alter ego of Huntington Beach singer-keyboardist-songwriter Brian Hazard. Hazard creates piano-driven electronic pop for romantics, combining the emotional intensity of Tori Amos with a spacious backdrop of luscious synths and dance floor beats to create a distinctly modern brand of pop sophistication. "Hazard writes son
Singer/songwriter from Clovis, California. I am a one man operation and willing to conquer the musical world one song at a time. Have been in the music business for 10+ years and enjoying every creative moment of it.
Curt grew up surrounded by music his entire life and has performed at various clubs in San Francisco including the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Yoshi's and The Fillmore. A multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, piano) in various bands, Curt decided to take the lead role in music and currently performs with his backing band “The People Standing Behi
Cynthia Brando has been writing songs for many years and is currently residing in Los Angeles where she is pursuing professional songwriting and performing regularly around the L.A. area at such venues as the House of Blues. You can read about her experiences as a singer-songwriter at her blog, Perils of Being a Songwriter. She has also been a gues
I'm a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer, and producer originally from the Bay Area and currently residing in Los Angeles. Classically trained from a young age in violin and piano, I started to write my own songs when I was 13. In order to better my songwriting, I learned bass and guitar, and eventually formed a band called "Cypher
AWARDS: First Place Winner! - 2009 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Acoustic Blues Competition First Place Winner! - 2009 Indie International Songwriting Contest in Folk/Acoustic Second Place Winner! - 2009 Utah State Instrumental Championshps Finger style guitar FESTIVALS this year: 2010 American River Music Festival Sept. 17-19, 2010 in C
Dane Drewis’ love for music and passion for live performance came to fruition during his six year stretch as the front-man for rock/funk band Cuesta Drive. While singing, composing, and playing guitar for the band, Dane wrote and produced three records with Cuesta Drive. In 2010, Dane released his solo debut “Rock & Soul.” An album defined by cr
Danielle LoPresti & The Masses
“Danielle's music is raw and emotive, an impressive album for a new millennium where women will seize the music industry and turn it upside-down". - Ani Difranco
Born and raised in Lowell, MA, Dave had just begun playing in downtown bars before he moved to San Francisco in 1991. There, he took over rhythm guitar and lead vocals for the Bay Area band, The Rave On’s. who’s soul purpose was to play Chuck Berry music. After almost 10 years in San Francisco her returned to Boston co-found Don’t Call Me Shirl
Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Dave Nachmanoff saw Al Stewart live for the first time at Royal Albert Hall in London in 1985 and in 2006 came back and performed with him. At the age of ten he played with Libba Cotton (“Freight Train”). He’s led songwriting workshops for many groups, from German school children to the Silcocks, a family wit
I have been making music since the age of 5 and writing music since I was 15. I have been part of many different acoustic and electric bands over the years, and am currently active in the Sacramento, CA music scene. In addition to folk and folk/rock songs, I also compose and produce electronic music in a variety of formats. Music is one of the most
I have been involved in the music business as a singer/songwriter, guitarist/bass player, band leader/sideman for many years as a single or in duos, trios and larger acts. I have been a part of the playing, writing, recording and producing of several of these acts, but since 1995 have concentrated on my own writing and the recording of material tha
DEBÉ GUNN: Songwriter! Debé has written for and produced recording artists in English and Spanish in Pop, R&B, Latin, Country and Rock. Debé also wrote all of the lyrics and music for the musical “Nightbloom.” A tri-lingual citizen of the world, having lived in Japan, Okinawa, Mexico and Guatemala, Debé recently released the award-winning all-S
Prior to becoming a songwriter, Debra enjoyed a career as a television producer on programs such as ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Fox Sports News, Daytime Emmy Awards, Wolfgang Puck, National Geographic Channel, and Dr. Phil. After winning three Concord Records & Barry Manilow Songwriting Scholarships, Debra received a Lifetime Barry Manilow Schol
Devin Farney - Songwriter
Devin Farney is a SF based singer/songwriter; recognized as having a uniquely sophisticated flare, and his music has been heard in several independent films and musical productions. Holding 2 degrees in music composition, he draws influence from a ridiculous array of artists, and his music shows a keen sensitivity for harmonic, rhythmic, and timbre
Dina Valenz proves she is a stand-out songwriter with her catchy melodies and colorful lyrics. This pop/rock singer-songwriter has captivated audiences from Los Angeles and beyond with her Broadway-like vocals and bubbly persona. Similar to artists like Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Taylor Swift and Michelle Branch.
Don Haddock has been playing and writing songs since he was 15 years old. Originally from San Diego, Ca., he grew up playing Rock and Roll in a 3 piece power group. He took a break from music to try and make a career as a professional baseball player. By the age of 28 he knew he had gone as far as he could with baseball and got back into writing
You are probably expecting to see our resume of musical accomplishments, along with a statement about what we hope to accomplish in the near future. After all, it’s what a band's biography should contain, right? Except that this is not our biography. It’s our mission statement. And our mission is very simply stated: To save the wo
Bass player songwriter (The Lonely Night Walker) currently working in Los Angeles CA executive producing his own albums. In music everything is allowed IF you allow yourself to do it - Eduardo Maka.
Fergheart represents the musician's version of the American Dream. The Oregon countryside and his dad’s old Yamaha guitar have morphed into the twenty-four-seven bustle of Los Angeles and a well-loved 1956 Gibson L-50. It's this tension between the easygoing country and hectic urban landscape that is the driving force behind Fergheart's music. He t
Paul Hanna grew up on the island of O'ahu and has been playing instruments all his life. His rootsy ways have allowed him to have diverse outlook. His travels have opened him up to different types of peoples, cultures, and musics. Paul loves all people and connects with them on levels that draw them closer to him. Children always latch to Paul for
Artist Bio Fred Lahmann brings over 35 years of professional experience and a wide expanse of influences to his stylings. Growing up in San Diego, with its’ beaches, pleasant weather and surf culture, he spent his childhood, immersing himself in the popular music of the time via his sister’s record collection. His favorites were always the
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I grew up in a very affluent and divided area in the US. From this came a lot of inspiration as to what divides us as people. In a perfect world, we would not be defined by our jobs and salary however I would say most of the lyrical content comes from the imbalance I see in the world. It is an old message described in a modern way. After being laid
Gates of Light
San Francisco's Gates of Light provides a new twist to the progressive rock genre, incorporating elements of the Kabbalah and other mystical practices into their stage show and music. Fans of bands such as Rush, Genesis and Led Zeppelin will be blown away by their combination of driving rhythms, soulful vocals, and searing guitar solos!
To understand Genevieve's music, step into her life. As the youngest by far of five children, it's hard to be "the little one," so you build up a tough skin, a strong belief in yourself, and a vast imagination. You are acutely aware of the world, wiser than your years, and very compassionate towards the underdog. Eventually, all this profoundl
Gianna Joy is a singer-songwriter whose passion for music ignited at a young age. Like many people in the music industry, she started out on her church youth group’s worship team – first singing at the age of 12, then playing keyboard at 14. However, she’s set apart by the legacy her mother, Cindy, left with her. The victim of a stroke in 2002, Cin
Glenn Erickson: singer / songwriter Glenn refers to his songs as "easy listening country", with a blend of traditional and contemporary country songs. To date, he has released 13 albums, five with his own vocals; while calling upon very talented Nashville and California artists to sing the other eight albums. His songs are well known and played
David Joyce is a singer, keyboard player & songwriter who has worked with the likes of Chris Isaak, Burt Bacharach, U2, Natalie Cole, Elvis Costello, Dionne Warwick, Sheryl Crow, Ray Charles, Babyface, Michael Jackson, David Byrne, Richard Marx, Tim McGraw, Wynonna Judd, Frank Sinatra, Vince Gill, Barry Manilow. He has sung for many films
I've been playing piano since I was six years old. Though I started in classical (and have a deep love for it), I later shifted toward jazz. I went back to school at UCLA Extension for film scoring and learned a little about orchestrating and conducting. I'm strongly influenced by the standards and the folk rock and classic rock sound from the 60s,
MAESTRO GUILHERME SCHROETER http://www.guilhermeschroeter.mus.br/ Guilherme Schroeter was born May 16, 1960 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from a traditional family of Musicians: his mother, a pianist; his father, a violinist; his brother, a violinist; and his aunt, Olga Maria Schroeter, a famous opera singer. Guilherme began his studies at seven ye
Gunnar Madsen is an award-winning composer, singer, pianist, writer, sound designer, filmmaker and actor. As the founder and songwriter for the acclaimed a capella group The Bobs, Madsen fractured and re-constructed rules for popular music. His solo efforts have yielded critically acclaimed albums across dramatically different genres. Deftly weavin
Jon Jump - Lead and Rhythm Guitar Jon Jump began his musical career back in the early 80's, associating and playing with top San Diego bands. In 1991 he joined Mercy House, which enjoyed immense local success. They opened up for national acts P.O.D., Korn, Foghat, Blue Oyster Cult, Missing Persons, Flock of Seagulls, Peter Case, Dramarama, Deep
Heather is an award winning singer-songwriter in Los Angeles. Most recently, her song "If I Can't Take You With Me" won BEST AMERICANA SONG at the 2011 Mailbu Music Awards. She has also been featured on the radio on 102.1 in San Diego, CA. She started her singing career as a background vocalist for the “Inda Eaton Band” where she toured the
Born: Pacific Northwest, moved to California when nine. Father was preacher in small cow-country towns and housed in old bunkhouses. Mother was musician (mandolin), and led songs with it for revivals in Ozarks when father went up there to do his missionary thing. Sister: in prison Dog: run over Pickup: wrecked Beer: gone Wife: Cherie (45 yea
Hobs Row is a southern California based pop/rock group, led by pianist, vocalist and songwriter, Nic Gibbs. The group is inspired by the sounds of artists such as Jamie Cullum, John Mayer, DMB, - and other artists who successfully merge a modern pop approach with rock, funk, and classic style. Behind Gibbs, the group features Wesley Cole Swi
Los Angeles’s husband/ wife duo Homesick Elephant consistently impresses critics with their “devastatingly charming harmonies” (Flagpole Weekly) and “sunny-side up live sets” (Deli Magazine). They have been gaining momentum touring the US and Europe and releasing their latest record “The Pilgrim & the Pen” which features songwriter and composer Ke
When you listen to Ian Hattwick’s music, you are struck bythe honest artistry that is as simple and direct as the sound ofhis fingers on strings. Emerging from the Los Angeles jazz scene, Ian’s contemporary acoustic music has echoes of Frederic Chopin’s tenderness, Miles Davis’ directness, and the acoustic sincerity of Jim Croce. It quickly becom
Born and raised in Transylvania, Romania, her singing career begun at the age of 2. She started studying the piano at 6 and formally begun studying voice at the age of 14. After moving to the US in 1998, she obtained a music degree with an emphasis in voice and continued to teach voice and piano at the university level. For the past 15 years, Ingri
Iván Nájera HIS BACKGROUND Born into a large, musical family in Quito, Ecuador, Iván Nájera began singing and performing at the age of nine. A year later, he was awarded the second grand prize in Quito's National Star Search Competition, a distinction that strengthened his dream of a career in music. At 14,
Jahna – Artist Bio Balance: A state in which various elements form a harmonious whole and nothing is unduly emphasized at the expense of the rest. Jahna not only has an incredible, soulful voice, but is a consummate professional. Working with her is always a wonderful and fulfilling
Jahsua is a singer/musician from Los Angeles California. He was featured on NHK World International as the winner of the 2015 "We Love Japanese Songs" international song contest. He writes and sings in English and Japanese. He toured in Brazil in 2015, which gave him a boost of inspiration that he is using to redefine his sound.
Javid & Naoko Khazaeli
New Flamenco Guitarists – Javid and Naoko Javid and Naoko is a New Flamenco ensemble comprised of a husband and wife guitar virtuosos Javid & Naoko. Exquisitely original guitar compositions instilled with the intense energy of the heart and the fiery passion of the soul. Javid embarked upon the path that would eventually lead to a professiona
Jeff Greenleaf, a Braille Specialist for blind children, released 2 albums in 2007: Chill Factory and Dragon Eyes. Chill Factory is a combination of New Age, Chill, Downtempo, World Music, and Soundtrack music. "I've been working nights as a massage therapist for several years and I realized that it was time to record an album dedicated to relaxati
Jeff writes songs and plays music in between periods of overload from his day job. He is a founding member of the Taterbugs, a largely unknown group that plays occasionally in the Monterey Bay area.
Comfort food in musical form, delivered with an angel's voice. It's what you'd want to hear while sharing a warm blueberry muffin with a dear friend, or settling down in your favorite chair for a delicious nap. It is the music you want while you pet a purring cat. It is deeply thoughtful, yet confident, rousing. It stirs you to be the person yo
Jennifer Filzen (a.k.a. Sirena)
Short and simple, Jennifer Filzen is a normal, middle-class, divorced, 37-year-old who decided to try her hand at creating a CD of original songs--just to see if she could. Co-written with guitar-pro Tony Tinsay and produced by Vince Hudson, the debut CD, "Sirena", was released in May, 2007, and marketed on a shoe-string budget. Remarkably, t
Hi there...I am originally from NYC, now living in Los Angeles, came to LA for acting and evolved into a singer/songwriter wanting to help the world be a better place through music and love as I keep trying to be a good person through out it all :)
Jerry Juden is a songwriter/performer most noted for his work in his band The Shamus Twins. In 2004 and 2010 The Shamus Twins released highly regarded and critically praised CD's. Jerry is currently recording his first solo CD, taking it in a few new directions. He continues to perform and record with The Shamus Twins.
Singing since she could talk, Jessica also began playing the piano at the age of eight. She surrounded herself with music and listened to a range of styles. Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Billy Joel were important influences growing up and continue to be along with more recent artists such as The Counting Crows, Fiona Apple, Sara
Joe Clopton was destined to create music ever since he was a willfull, melody humming, rock n' roll loving five-year-old. Joe purchased his first guitar; a black, electric, flea-market special in a small Northern California town named Sebastopol when he was ten. He bought it with a hundred dollar bill he found on the street while riding his bike. H
John C. Slade
Released four CD albums: Boomer Town (2006); I Got Plans (2011); Night Crossing (2014); and I Sing Walt Whitman (2014). The latter was under consideration for 57th Grammy nomination in Spoken Word category. All on sale at CD Baby, Amazon, and my website Professional film/TV/stage actor since 1974 Taught theatre, film, and literature Curre
When listening to Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter John Paul, it is hard to guess he only recently turned 23. His songs and voice display a musical maturity rarely seen at his age. His style ranges from Folk and Americana to pure Rock, but the depth of emotion conveyed by his resonant tenor voice never changes. In July 2010 Paul will releas
Singer, songwriter, guitarist John Stratton, known to his fan base as Johnny Strat, is an exciting up and coming alternative rock and acoustic artist. John (19), and his fans, have built a large presence online with over 8000 mySpace friends, YouTube videos with over 150,000 plays, and fan based sites from all over the nation. Hailing from Los Ange
Jonni Maxx was the brain child of 'John Jonathan Jonni' and 'Steven Maxx'. The band originally formed in 1981 in an old warehouse in the San Diego area. Its been nearly 25 years since we performed. But one day we were talking and I started to look for old tapes. All I could find were old dusty cassette tapes. (Anyone remember those?) In the
Jorge Troncoso. (Cantautor) Biografia Musical 1) (1993) Debut Valores Juveniles Semifinalista. 2) (1994-1996) Integrante y fundador del Grupo electro pop "Elex3" 3) (1997) Presentaciones a nivel nacional 4) (1999) Cantante Invitado de Honor en el evento nuestra Belleza baja california 1999. 5) (2000) Invitado al Concierto masivo Grupo unir
Early Beatles, couched in a sound similar to the Goo Goo Dolls, along with intelligent and creative storytelling not unlike Bob Dylan” is how Music Connection Magazine describes Joshua Path’s music. You can judge for yourself by listening to his latest CD, Headlight In The Sun. Path began writing songs when he was in junior high school. But it w
I've been caught up in sound traditions around the world in my most recent adventures and forays into the mysticism of music. Although I began over thirty years ago to perform for coffeehouses and the like as singer/songwriter, and then went on with a BA in music therapy, it has been indigenous rhythms and vocal styles that have fueled me artistic
Justin K. Rivers
Writer and radio dramatist, born in New York, educated in Boston, currently living in the sunny hell of Los Angeles. Justin has previously released "The Magic Door" (as The Transmundane Strangers) - a full length spoken word concept album featuring public domain and original prose and poetry. www.myspace.com/justinkrivers
Justin Seagrave, previously known as Justin Houchin, is a classically-trained guitarist, a born story-teller and a happy dude. His music draws from classical, folk, bluegrass, jazz and indigenous music from around the world. His lyrics cover important issues such as monsters, mermaids, bugs, the world's end, old tree friends, and interstellar thugs
Hi, my name is Justin and I really want to prove myself as a songwriter :) I hope you like what I've made :P I wrote it all by myself in a cramped garage with a crappy microphone and a myriad of ancient instruments. It's a song for you. I know it is :) It's a song for everyone.
"A very lovely album that comes very recommended." —Indiepop Spinzone Thirteen Songs About Love is Justin Winokur’s lush, quirky solo album about love, loss and time. Think lush, organic, vocal–driven songs with inescapable pop sensibilities. Think Sigur Ros and Brian Wilson driving an ice cream van into Fleetwood Mac, re
Kahish was drawn to music at an early age. The first songs she learned by playing the same 45’s over and over. Kahish and her younger two sisters calling themselves "The Sisters Three" sang when they were all under the age of ten to entertain guests. Her mother had been a nightclub singer and encouraged the girls to sing harmony. 500 miles by P,P &
Hi there. My name is Katherine and I am a composer from LA. My main influences are mostly film scores but I also like Amy WInehouse, Wynonna Judd, Adele, and Barbra Streisand. Wish I could say more but it's wierd trying to explain myself online. I'll just let my music handle the rest. Anyways, thanks for stopping by. Take care.
I am an indie-pop songwriter with a passion for dance and edgy lyrics! I love to have fun with my songs and hopefully provide listeners with a unique and interesting experience. I have been writing for about 5 years now and am excited to see where songwriting takes me!
Katherine Thorne playfully mixes dance, electro-pop and rock elements and glues them all together with something uniquely her own. Katherine was born in San Francisco in 1985 and grew up in the Bay Area. Throughout her youth she was trained in classical piano and voice, which has played a significant role in her musical endeavors. Katherine graduat
Influences, Stevie Wonder, Mark Knopfler, Grateful Dead, Pat Benetar, Aimee Mann, Edie Brickell, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt. I was born and raised in the Bay Area, California. I have been writing songs since I was two but was gravitated towards sports and played through High School and some of college. When I turned 19, I taught myself guitar
With the mind of a diplomat and the musicality of a modern pop diva, Katrina Carlson is an artist with true mass appeal. Her stirring, vibrant songs embody universal themes of love and strength that are central to humanity. The critics love her albums, and so do Carlson's growing legions of dedicated fans. Carlson grew up in Paradise Valley,
Kay-ta Matsuno was born in Osaka Japan, and moved to Boston MA to study at Berklee College of Music when he was 20. The broad capacity of his playing style (from Gospel, R&B, country, jazz, and rock) helped him to start his career as a session guitarist in Los Angeles. His list of credits includes Keiko Matsui, Amerie, Chante Moore, Jackiem Joyner,
I am an Irish singer songwriter in the Los Angeles area. Perform regularly with my bands "The twilight Lords" and "The Ne'er Duwels". I also perform solo concerts and am very active in the Celtic community of Southern California.
Saturated in complex harmonies and intelligent chord progressions alike, the music of King Washington is a throwback to when rock n' roll was a songwriter's game. The Los Angeles-based band, heavily endowed with musicality, is promptly seizing opportunities and capturing the attention of music lovers at an exponential rate. The band, comprised
Love, passion, pain, and loss. These are the subjects of Kirsten's brand of guitar-driven pop/rock. Her songs ache but aren't depressing. They're emotional without melodrama. In both her lyrics and her performance, she conveys a hurting honesty with a sense of hope. With a powerful yet sultry voice and a captivating stage presence, she engages an a
L.A. Gypsy is a ragtag band of musicians who have turned to the melodic rock of their roots to shape the sound of their debut album. Songwriters Mike Salvatore and Matt Nowicki met riding the train in high school and later were members of a rock band called the Sun City Diplomats. These days Mike lives in L.A., playing music along the Santa Mon
Music has been my medicine as long as I can remember. These songs have been birthed "through" me over the past 20 years almost like taking "Divine dictation". As my music minister friend, Sage Melodee says (who sings the lead on GOD WILL MAKE A WAY)... "It feels like angels singing to us inside." Truer words were never spoken! I offer these "mus
I am singer/songwriter with a edgy emotional style. My songs are heartfelt, uncompromising and often political. My biggest influences are R and B greats such as Ronnie Spector. After many years of playing in blues and new wave bands I began playing acoustic music at bars and coffee houses ten years ago. My music could be categorized as "coffee
Lauren Adams Los Angeles has more than its share of stars, but every once in a while, one outside of the famed inner circle shines above the hoopla. On L.A.’s indie music scene, Lauren Adams has developed a reputation for giving her heart and soul to her music. Adams’ music is a fusion of rock, folk, country, and blues, which is bett
Los Angeles has more than its share of stars, but every once in a while, one outside of the famed inner circle shines above the hoopla. On L.A.’s indie music scene, Lauren Adams has developed a reputation for giving her heart and soul to her music. Adams’ music is a fusion of rock, folk, country, and blues, which is better known as Roots or Ameri
At only 19-years old, Los Angeles indie artist Lena Fayre has amassed 20 million Spotify streams and YouTube views, accumulated over 400,000 monthly Spotify listeners, won multiple songwriting awards, self-released a full-length album and two EPs, and was named “A New Artist You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone. She loves the stage and regularly appe
Leo James and Josh Zoli
Leo James began playing piano at age 4. He began with classical study but quickly switched to ear training, theory, and improvisation. By age 7, he was teaching his first juggling class. By 18 he had won 4 international medals for juggling, a silver international medal with the Westminster Chorus, and was actively performing in multiple profess
I always feel uncomfortably capricious when writing in third person, so I'm going to use the pronoun, "I" for this one...Without coming off sounding cliché, there really is no better way to put it, but that music is my passion. It's in my heart, mind, blood, and most importantly, soul. Hailing from the heartland of Kansas City doesn't exactly op
Liquid Blue is an independent recording and touring act based in San Diego, California. Featuring Scott Stephens and the sensational BlueGirls trio, the seven-member act has performed in more than 100 countries on 7 continents a world record. The nomadic troop has performed over 1500 shows and has been featured on the covers of Entertainer Magazine
When Joni Mitchell sang, "I've looked at life from both sides now," she could have been singing about Lisa O'Kane. A mountain girl all grown up and thriving in the city, a dedicated single mom with an exploding international recording career, a world-class vocalist and a singer/songwriter of uncommon depth and integrity, O'Kane shares Mitchell's kn
Lola Rhodes is an independent singer-songwriter in Los Angeles, California. Her musical genre is pop-folk and is often compared to Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Jason Mraz. She performs in venues in and around LA as well as online concerts for her international fanbase.
Long Story Short
With their debut album "What A Scene", Long Story Short wants to leave their mark on the map. They are currently at the #1 spot on Alternative Addiction's Unsigned Artists Top10 for the fourth month running. The album offers an addicting blend of alternative rock fused with hooky pop influences and lyrics that hit you straight in the heart. The
LOU DERR singer/songwriter “Singer/Songwriter of the Year”LA Music Awards 2006 Lou Derr was born at Travis Air Force Base in 1957. From the time he could reach the keyboard on the family upright piano Lou has been playing music. Traditional Country Music at heart, mixed with the sounds of the great Southern Rock bands of the 70’s
Lou Derr started playing in his garage with a few friends. CCR was the drive behind Lou's music. Lou eventually met John Fogerty and started working at the Factory in Berkeley Ca. Fogerty was Lou's idol and mentor. Lou learned every Fogerty guitar lick and developed his own style using Fogerty's style as the root. Lou is a straight forward guitar p
I was born to a family of artists (and teachers) and raised in New York City. Continuing the family tradition, I studied fine arts at LaGuardia High School (AKA the Fame school) and developed an interest in film making. After spending a few summers working on various film productions I felt I had found my passion and made the jump towards that end,
Madeline Spooner Music
A true gem of an artist with the heart of a star, Madeline Spooner, charming as the name is, will warm your heart, excite and sparkle. Uprooted from her folkie, organic origins in Wisconsin, she is making a niche for herself in L.A, electrifying the ballad and bursting into Pop. Madeline, ‘spooning’ her own words from a lyric on her new EP’s single
MANNY FREISER has written, produced and recorded music from 1964 to the present. His 60's group, The Grodes/Tongues of Truth, logged many Top 10 singles in Tucson, Arizona. One of those songs, Let's Talk About Girls, is now considered a 'cult classic' and forerunner of 80's punk -- it has been covered by several other groups. Manny's music can be h
Marissa DiBlasio is a songwriter living in the Los Angeles area. Her style of writing encompasses several genres including pop, folk, alternative and Christian. Marissa recently signed a single song publishing deal with Muy Bambinos Music in Nashville.
Hello, I am Matt Michaelis. I grew up playing the piano. When I got into songwriting 10 years ago, it became the most fulfilling and exhilarating activity I have ever experienced, even in spite of "know it all" friends making fun of my work in the beginning. As I progressed through the years, the feedback I kept getting was "the songs are good, bu
MATT ZARLEY Matt Zarley has received critical acclaim as a singer/songwriter; has been named one of People Magazine?s “Hottest Bachelors”; has performed on Broadway; and, has had three Billboard Dance hits. Now, the handsome singer is releasing his third single, “Trust Me” off of his critically acclaimed album, “Change Begins With Me”. This follow
Twenty-Three year old singer-songwriter /entertainer, Max Brenner has found his niche in connecting with his audience by combining the legacy of 1960's folk music with classical guitar. Max has placed in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Indie International Songwrtitng Competition, won first place at the Diamond Bar Guitar Competition and was a finalist a
May Stands Still
"The music of May Stands Still is soothing, thoughtful and absolutely captivating. Vocals and violin so sweet they melt your soul while your heart is busy dancing to the beat of the amazing rhythm section." - Cathryn Beeks of Listenlocalsd.com and KPRI 102.1FM. May Stands Still is a San Diego-born pop/folk band that has quickly established thems
Michael Anzilotti is a songwriter, musician and singer and has recorded with artists such as Billy Sherwood (YES) and Jay Schellan (Asia) and Pete Grant (Grateful Dead). Michael also has worked with well known LA producer Dan Marfisi. Michael can be reached at email@example.com.
Michael Lee Pinder
Give a listen to the Pinder Brothers and you'll hear the sounds of pop's past merging into the future: classic '60s pop, the post punk, heady sound of the MTV '80s and the retro pop resurgence of the '90s mix things up the the finest Pinder tradition. Give a listen! – written by Robert Silverstein Reviews Editor 20th Century Guitar www.mwe3
Mike Gilroy is 36-year old singer/songwriter originally from Southern California. Always an artist, it wasn't until he was 20 years old that he discovered the awesome passion and blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan. Then he knew that the guitar was his calling, After practicing the blues style of SRV for a few years, his music started evolving from blues r
Mike O'Bryan, acoustic guitarist, singer/songwriter has been performing professionally all throughout Southern California for the past 19 years, but his life's passion is writing songs. He has released 7 CD's of his own material and performs many of his original songs along with his huge repertoire of cover classics.
The three time award-winning artist, Mr. Thundder writes all of his songs and creates all of his beats. His passion for music and for connecting with his fans is why he makes music.
WHO IS BLUE MAGIC? It may be rude to stop and stare, but Nenna Yvonne leaves you no choice. At age 22, the Nigerian-born/New York-raised pop princess already has the talent, pedigree, looks and desire to reign over the charts indefinitely. Her latest single, “Go Around”—a sultry, electro-pop rave-dance record—boasts hundreds of thousands of spins
Niall McGuinness & New World Jazz Project
Niall McGuinness, leader of the New World Jazz Project, has finally released his travel-inspired debut album, "Limpopo", after over 35 years of professional dues-paying. Featured on saxophones, flute and percussion, Niall has performed from New York City to South America, and his many various life experiences are deeply instilled in the breadth an
Award winning singer/songwriter Nic Nassuet has had a long history with music and the dynamic dramatics that truly pull a listener right to the speakers. Practically raised on-stage; he’s starred in challenging & pivotal roles in critically-acclaimed musicals like Sweeney Todd in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street,” Terry Connor in “Si
Omega Bugembe Okello
Not only does this East African Diva burst on the world music scene with a unique name, but she also blazons into the industry with a fantastic new sound. Omega Bugembe Okello, who just goes by the name Omega, is blessed with a powerful vocal range and the international ability of singing in various languages and dialects. The songstress who hails
Pablo Samonta was born in 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Studied electric and classical guitar with maestro Ricardo Liezer since he was 11 years old, as a teenager Pablo was a member of the worship team at his local church, “Iglesia Cristiana y Missionera de la Alianza” in Olivos, Buenos Aires. He was Also a member of “Somos” between 2004 and 201
Pamela G Biography Described as sassy, but classy, sophisticated, yet soulful, Pamela G has earned a well-deserved reputation for her dynamic vocal skills. Born in San Bernardino, California, Pamela G began her vocal career by singing in the church choir, and entertaining family and friends. News about her talent spread quickly, and she soon sta
Peejmudd is the moniker Philip Patton has been releasing music under since 1995. After Northern California based Pop/Punk band "The Half Pints" broke up in 1998 (which he was the guitarist for), Peejmudd focused on acoustic singer/songwriting for a few years. After taking a 10 year hiatus from music, Peejmudd founded Pichikin Recordings in 2013 and
You may know Picus Maximus as the large red-topped, ivory-billed woodpecker that became extinct in North America about sixty years ago. You likely have not heard it is making a musical comeback in the form of a 9-piece band out of San Diego, California. The members of Picus Maximus are, for the most, veteran Samurai musicians from the 70’
Polly Gibbons is one of the most respected and talked about young singer/songwriters of her generation. Being nominated for a BBC Jazz Award back in 2006 with no album release to her name, was a clear indication of just how special a singer and performer Polly is. Much esteemed by her contemporaries, Polly has built a reputation as being an origina
Before entering Berklee College of Music, Ramsey had already placed in the UNISONG International Song Contest and had played guitar, bass, flute and keyboards in two Texas bands. As a fourth year college student, he has also run a jingle business in Boston, successfully placing multiple original jingles with regional New England companies. During h
“A songwriter and storyteller with a dry sense of humor, an array of voices and a knack for the sentimental.” - OutWithTheKids “He doesn’t dumb it down for the kids… He just expects them to come along for the ride. And they do.” - Time Out New York Kids Randy's new release (The Kids Are All Id) was just voted one of the five Best Kids’ Music
In 2005, while looking for his next big project, Jeff Lyons came across an online ad for a drummer. In that band was lead guitarist, Paul "Friz" Frislie. After only a few rehearsals, it became clear that Friz and Jeff shared similar influences (Alice in Chains, Muse, Foo Fighters, Nine Inch Nails, Filter, Soundgarden, etc.) as well as musical ideas
A post-alternative, post-pop-punk, melodic rock act, Roosevelt has discovered a way to infuse solid melodies with infectious energy. And the kinetic impact of their recordings is only a slice of the pie, their live act is off the charts. Their songs present a stark, candid emotion without crossing into emo territory. Roosevelt has a song writing fo
Born in the zesty air of Miami, FL this mixed ethnicity songstress constantly explores the deep waters of her creativity through writing for a variety of projects. Her songs have been used for TV and Film both as sound track selections and theme songs for an upcoming pilot TV show. She embraces every songwriting challenge presented to her whether i
RYAN HARRISON is a native of Southern California. Born to sing, he has been featured as a soloist and performing artist throughout his life from childhood into his adult years. With an amazing vocal and stylistic range, Ryan has performed in musicals, operatic oratorios, jazz clubs and pop concerts, proving to be highly professional, agile, and voc
Same Old Shiver
Same Old Shiver is A solo project by Rick Rivera that came to fruition in 2006. Throughout the years Same Old Shiver has released various demos and now the debut album titled "Treasure What You Find" with many musicians contributing to the theme. A Dark, gritty, hypnotic feel is the essence of what Same Old Shiver consist of.
Sarah Gaskin combines bluesy vocals with melodic alt country ballads to form a unique sound that’s wholly original & emotive. Her passionate music combines a unique sound full of passionate, dynamic songs with original style and flair. Influences like Eva Cassidy, Joni Mitchell, Aimee Mann, Eddie Brickell and Sheryl Crow can be heard through out h
Scilla is an awarded singer/songwriter from Switzerland and Italy based in Los Angeles. She has had considerable media exposure in Switzerland having been on several major radio and TV shows including “Switzerland’s Got Talent” in 2012. She reached 3rd place at the Swiss-Italian final of the Eur ovision Song Contest in 2011 and reached the TOP 10 n
SEAQUENCER is a San Francisco based Indie/Soul/Rock outfit that was started in 2006 by Ehb (Benjamin Teng) and Scott Goffinet under the name of The Wren Project. The current line-up consists of: Isaiah Musik-Ayala - Vox Ehb - Guitars/Bass/Keys Scott Goffinet - Guitars/Bass/Keys Cody Elam - Guitars/Bass/Keys Eric Getter - Drums/Percussion
Shawn Scott & Lina Hancock
Shawn & Lina started writing music together in 2007 and shortly after formed The Interchangeable Hearts with drummer Ellard. The Hearts released their first EP "Lost" in 2008 and continue to perform a number of shows in San Francisco. Perfect Life is the Heart’s second offering. It brings together their signature confluence of haunting and sweet
Sherry serves as a worship leader for Christ Community Church in Capitola, California. She recently graduated from Bethany University in Scotts Valley with a Bachelor's Degree in Music, and is seeking to pursue a ministry as a Musicianary/Worship Leader using her spiritual gifts of songwriting and worship. She also works with the Freedom Women'
The only thing we can change is ourselves. Yet this can change the world. Sky Nelson has devoted much of his muse to music, playing piano since the age of three and studying with numerous private teachers in many genres, spending time at Berklee College of Music and UC Berkeley, and working as band leader for a well known hip hop artist. Yet
My name is Stephee Bonifacio which is actually pronounced "Stevie". I am a singer/songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. A lover of music, old movies, books, thai food, and coffee.
Steve Freeman is an American Roots songwriter and guitarist. He played guitar in rock bands during high school and college then put his music on hold while raising a family. In recent years, he's re-discovered his passion for music in the form of acoustic American Roots music and is now having a blast performing with The Real Placebos, an acousti
A part of the early Sonoma County folk renaissance in the 1970's and 80's, Steve Kahn sang and traveled with Kate Wolf, Hugh Shacklett, Don Coffin and many others. Steve carries on the "Sonoma folk tradition," giving a sense of place to songs of love, humor, and compassion for others. Steve’s songs reflect the lives, the solitary struggles, and t
One of the most gifted, honest musicians to emerge from San Diego's thriving singer-songwriter scene in years, national recording and touring artist Steven Ybarra has captivated crowds across North America with his guitar, his voice, and a keen ear for that perfectly melody. Along the way he's earned not just devoted fans, but numerous accolades, i
I currently have four songs which are being reviewed by producers. Follow Your Heart, Freedom of Forgiveness, Holy Christmas Night, and Sleep Gently My Little One. I have four books published and have been published in over thirty periodicals. My vision is to promote compassion and hope with my songs.I have an agent for my books and another agent w
Stolen Gold! is a two piece outfit that hails from The UK, but currently find ourselves in San Francisco. We think some form, any form, of creativity is the only way to a decent life so we travel constantly and play anywhere that will have us, movement keeps us going, so to speak! We take inspiration from all around us and from the people we meet.
Stonewall "Stoneman" Towery
Stoneman is a songwriter/producer who also happens to be a multiple instrumentalist. He performs all music and vocals on his recordings. Stoneman's music career spans over 45 years of writing, producing, touring and recording. He has written and produced over 800 songs in 12 musical genres including Jazz, Reggae, Funk, Rock, Pop, Gospel, Soul, R
Razor sharp hooks, honest bitter lyrics and raw emotion sink in with an unforgettably addictive sting. Casting cutting melodies to the hungry masses, the strength of Stormy Strong’s songwriting is fast approaching gale-force intensity. Listening to Stormy conjures images of his life and near-death experiences at sea --a lonely fisherman cast adrift
“Captivating”LA Times ”Impeccable”Music Connection ”Haunting” “Mellifluous”Malibu Times ”Airborne”NY Post From Los Angeles to New York…SUSAN GABRIEL is known for her vocal and instrumental (piano/flute) performance in jazz, blues, and pop. The composer/singer/songwriter encompasses the worlds of music, theatre, TV, and film. Gabriel has perfor
Taylor Jayde is a 17 year old singer-songwriter from Southern California who writes about love, loss and other life struggles and thoughts that people of any age can relate to. She loves performing and recording and hanging out with musicians and friends from all over the world.
Process Control and Industrial Automation Engineer. Immigrated to the USA from the Philippines in 1981, now a US Citizen. 1st introduced to Rock music during my grade school days, when I heard the song "Highway Star" by Deep Purple and that change my taste & style of music since then. Start writing songs since 1982 but seriously got in to it in 200
The BluesBox Bayou Band
Let me say one thing, and that is, roots music is alive and well in this country we call America. In a world where commercial music success is a dream for many, people still dedicate their lives to the making GOOD music and they do it for one simply reason; LOVE. The BlueBox Bayou Band is no garden variety band. Hailing from Sonora California,
The Early Comebacks
I have been writing and recording songs for several years. I also enjoy drinking good coffee (although I am not a coffee snob) and watching sports, particularly basketball. If I wasn't spending my time writing music, I'd probably spend it reading or exercising. Boring, I know.
THE MALIBOOZ John Zambetti and Walter Egan are celebrating forty years of making music together as The Malibooz. Formed in the “surf mecca” of New York City, The Malibooz proved to be a major attraction on the Eastern seaboard from 1964-66. They released an EP in 1964 and the single “Goin’ To Malibu” in 1965. This led to appearances at The New
the pickPocket ensemble
the pickPocket ensemble makes music that crosses borders. Inspired by many musical traditions, from Eastern European and Balkan to Klezmer, North African, Mediterranean and Contemporary Classical, the pickPocket ensemble blends sources to create music both hauntingly familiar and uncannily fresh and new. We have released 5 CD's and are soon to r
Tony Galla Tony Galla was born to sing! Starting his singing career in Buffalo N.Y., Tony was first discovered by nationally renowned disc jockey Joey Reynolds and recorded his first 45 hit single entitled In Love (Swan Records). This was Tony’s initial exposure to national recognition. The song quickly climbed the Billboard charts and becam
Born in south America, raised in the middle east, Tony had the privilege of being exposed to a variety of music from the classic middle eastern melodies to the passionate latin music to the western music of the eighties and the nineties. From an early stage he started applying his moderate knowledge of the English language into simple poems and
TRACY NEWMAN (AND THE REINFORCEMENTS) Tracy started playing guitar at 14, primarily influenced by the Kingston Trio, about which she says, “I could actually play their songs, especially Tom Dooley which had, and still has only two chords.” After high school, Tracy wanted to be a folksinger, but her parents insisted she go to college. She went to
Tracy Newman is a TV writer and producer. She started as a staff writer on Cheers. In 1997, she won an Emmy and a Peabody Award for co-writing the ground-breaking “coming out” episode of Ellen. In 2001 she co-created the ABC comedy, According to Jim. Tracy has been playing guitar and writing songs since she was 14. Her band is called Tracy Newm
Country Music singer-songwriter and guitarist Trey Hirsh is making a quick impact on the Nashville music scene, as publishers, songwriting organizations, and music producers get to know his cool sound and clever songwriting. Trey is a member of ASCAP, West Coast Songwriters, and NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), and he recentl
Triana Presley - Songwriter "Very pretty song, very pretty voice!" - West Coast Songwriters Competition THE SOUND Reared on the open strings of west coast rock and the rhymes of the great folk legends, Triana's songs are simple and memorable. With elegant lyrics that convey profound emotions and catchy melodies, her songs are powerful and hone
Solo Artist, sort of. Working with the best the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer. Music from all over the emotional/spiritual map. Oh, and lots of genres. I love rich harmonies and deep production value.
Victim of Grace
Son of the light, husband, father and teacher. Writing and performing music for others is a frist love, a heart's desire. Every song has a message attached, a mood, a reality that is trying to be expressed. To have this means of expression is to me, one of this life's most precious gifts.
A professional musician since I was 19, I believe in the power of music! I feel that with patience and overstanding, all people can find the Love that we need to go forward in Life. All of the good things in my Life are from the Most High God! The failures are mine. I know that there is forgiveness and redemption for all... As far as my music crede
Walt Cronin's release of California I Gotta Run in 2010 followed 2005's "The Gousters" which was on Roots Music Report's Folk charts for 60 weeks. "California I Gotta Run," was listed in the top twenty country albums of 2010 by Any Major Dude With Half A Heart. It also peaked at # 2 on Roots / Americana Country Internet Airplay Chart in October of
Whittney Mikkél is a professional vocalist, pianist, songwriter and educator in Orange and LA County. Growing up in a family of musicians, artists, and performers, she began piano lessons at the age of five and showed a natural talent for singing from a young age. Her love for writing music began while attending Orange County School of the Arts, wh
Singer Songwriter I write music because it is therapeutic for me. Whether Im happy, sad, mad or even just relaxed, there is always a tune that begins to flow in my head. Not only does it flow in my head but I can feel it. If I don't get out the music that is inside of me I start pacing and getting very ancy. Ever Since I could remember I was
Zach Alwin is LA's up and coming artist to look out for. He took up guitar and piano at age 7, taking after his musical father, and found himself playing in bands through school. His high school rock band won the battle of the bands held at the world famous Roxy on Sunset at age 16. He studied classical and jazz vocal technique in college while sup
"It's not Grunge, it's not Punk, it's not Rap, and it's not Crap! ZAK DANIELS And The ONE EYED SNAKES are straight ahead, in your face, kick-ass Rock & Roll! The way our listeners like it." -SYLVIA BENJAMIN - KSFX "If Rock n Roll is like Sex (and it often is), then ZAK DANIELS AND THE O. E. S. are like a multiple orgasm." - THE G-
Zelfe was trained as a classical pianist by Elly Perrot, who formerly taught at the Music Conservatory at Leipzig in Germany. He wrote his first composition at age 11, causing his teacher to throw up her hands in horror, and to take it upon herself to teach the boy music theory and composition. Zelfe took up playing bass guitar shortly after at