Thursday, November 5, 1998
Maybe you''re looking for a band to play at your office or Christmas party. Or maybe you''ve seen a listing for a band that''s playing around town and you want to know more about them. In either case, the Musicians'' Register is what you need.
Here''s a listing of 116 bands and musicians who are currently active around Monterey County. It''s not a comprehensive list (we''re always amazed at the bands who don''t register for this free service), but it does offer a thorough cross-section of MoCo music-makers.
Alternative Rock. Original music and a few cool covers. Antonette Goroch, Samantha Cabaluna, Julie Callahan. Years playing together: 4 1/2. Recordings: Molly Rock, 1997; Promised Land, 1998. Contact: Antonette Goroch, 392-1350. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.beinworld.com
Rock. High energy, rhythmic & positive, strong vocals & melody with strong influences of blues, jazz and funk. Bruce Guynn, Peter Alaimo. Years playing together: 4. Recordings: Sound of Freedom. Contact: Bruce Guynn, 685-8663. Web site: www.umbrella.com
Funk, blues, rock. Improvisational, groove, covers Jeff Beck, Satriani, Jimi Hendrix. Matt Puentes, bass; Ernie Andrade, drums; Steve Moseley. Years playing together: less than a year. Contact: Steve Moseley, 375-6396.
Rock. Originals and covers. Nancy Phillips, vocals, keyboard; Dave Phillips, vocals, bass; Fast Eddie B., guitar; Larry Hampton, percussion; revolving drummer. Years playing together: 3. Contact: Dave Phillips, 384-2939. E-mail: email@example.com.
Rock, rap. D-Man originals, Coven''s rock--KISS, AC/DC, Van Halen, Soundgarden, etc. D-Man. Years playing together: About 20. Recordings: Studio demo. Contact: D-Man, (800) 971-0923.
Rock, oldies. Covers of ''50s and ''60s hits. Becki Campanella, Patricia DeStasio, Gary LaFaille, George Minera, Frank Plesek. Years playing together: 1. Awards: Playing too loud. Contact: Gary LaFaille, (408) 848-1795. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock, blues. 8 original, 77 songs total. Vince Rosa, Mick Montana, Mike Rolfe, Fermin Riveto. Years playing together: 3 1/2. Recordings: Roll The Dice. Contact: MVA Music Management, 663-2149.
Bluesy pop rock. Thoughtful and percussive originals and many creative cover tunes. Recordings: Laura Dare. Contact: Oops, Ouch and Ahhh Productions, 800-672-3152. E-mail: LD600@aol.com.
Pop, alternative rock. Original music with influences like Pavement, Adam Sandler, Ween and Lemonheads. Dan Lister, guitar, lead vocals; Jack Schultz, bass, vocals; James Findlay, drums, vocals. Years playing together: Less than 1 year. Contact: Dan Lister/James Findlay, 442-9872, 393-2862.
Rock. Originals only. Ladette Ruplinger, Lyndon Scott, Raymond Lugo, Roy Kurano. Years playing together: 4. Contact: Raymond Lugo, 646-9847. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.mbay.net/~lascott/ferret51.htm
Jed "Bolo" Friedland
All styles. Specializes in traps, hand percussion, drum machine programming, synthesizer, electric bass, original music. Recordings: Featured on Monterey Rock Scene with Notion. Contact: Jed Friedland, 659-DRUM. E-mail: HughForik@aol.com. Web site: www.redshift.com/~singring/
Rock. Modern rock originals. Steve Moseley. Years playing together: less than 1 year. Awards: Guitar Institute of Technology graduate. Recordings: Gel, Olive Records; Live at Sly McFly''s. Contact: Steve Moseley, 375-6396.
Rock, funk, reggae, Latin, blues. Original music that covers a wide range of styles, rhythms and influences. Cover tunes from Jimi to Santana to U.R. Jonny Moezzi, guitar, lead vocals; James Findlay, bass; Ernie Andrade, drums. Years playing together: 1. Recordings: Pigs n'' Runs, available from band. Contact: Jonny Moezzi, James Findlay, 319-0333, 393-2862.
Rock. Original. Zachary Moser, Jeremy Detamore, Max Diez, Benjamin Jennings, Chris Webber. Yearsplaying together: 3. Recordings: Lazybones. Contact: Jon Nelson, (530) 318-0401.
Rock/metal. All original music. Josh, lead guitar; Bo, lead vocals; Tony, drums; Don, bass. Years playing together: 1. Recordings: Release date: Jan. 1999. Contact: Don, Josh, 333-1252, 646-8707.
Martyrs of a Lost Generation. Scottish thrash, rap and hard core metal. All original songs, some even in Gaelic. Jakob Culberson, Donovan Campbell, Randell Cope. Years playing together: 2. Contact: Jakob Culberson, 633-8619. E-mail: Hypocracy@aol.com.
Fully Metal. Originals only. Raymond Lugo, Matt O''Meara, Vince Marotta. Years playing together: 1. Contact: J.W. Putnam, 646-0567. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.mbay.net/~rlugo
Rock. Blend of original and unique covers. Larry Robert, Darrel Robert, Mary Williams, Tim Rose. Years playing together: 3. Awards: Best Band Aptos Parade 1996, 4th Place KRQR 92.7 Battle of the Bands 1998. Recordings: Disproof of Darwinism. Contact: Larry Robert, 479-1562 or 688-7600.
Alternative funk/rock with metal/punk overtones. Original music with informative, satirical lyric and hard funky overtones. It''s an evolution thing. Rob London, bass, samples, rap; Danyel London, lead and rhythm guitar, vocals; Donny Nix, drums and samples; John Mason, keys, live imagery. Years playing together: Brand new. Recordings: Smell No Evil, EP. Contact: Rob, 642-0732. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.mamaruga.com
Rock, alternative. Original music from Jonny''s repertoire. Jonny Love, guitar, lead vocals; James Findlay, bass; Jeff Johnson, drums; Mitch Fadem, keyboards. Years playing together: Less than a year. Contact: Jonny Love, James Findlay, 646-8417, 393-2862.
Rock: ''50s, ''60s variety. Original cover, variety. Paul Reimuller, Perry Miller, Eric Gunn, Dino Kypreos. Years playing together: 10. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Rock, Jazz. All original. Roger, vocal, guitar; Nick, piano; and Bobby, drums. Years playing together: 4. Contact: Roger Mead, 899-1959.
Raw Youth 98
Techno, dance, trance, ska, bass-beats, rave. Hits from the ''80s, revamped and dubbed, mixed into new sounds. Ska-Kardi, Ro-Rigo, Costa Crunch, Nick Rhodes, Coletti Priest, Slo-Mo Hardenstien, "Hooper" Mayer, "Vinnie" P., Iron Mike. Years playing together: 7. Awards: 1st place Miami Club dance mix awards, 3rd place Battle of the Bands in South Jersey. Recordings: "Breath," "Loser," "Whatever," "It''s Not My Yard," "Quarters" (all singles). Contact: Ska-Kardi, 375-7333.
Rock. Original music-swirling, kaleidoscope of sound. Christina Deveto, James Chatterton, Steve Parmley. Years playing together: 4 years. Awards: 1996 semi-finalist: Musicians Magazine for best unsigned band contest. Recordings: EP The Red Tape; Monterey Rock Scene. Contact: Christina Deveto or Steve Parmley, 372-7372. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternative/Punk. Own style of alternative/punk. Dan Sauter, Curt Knudsen, Tim Warder, Dan Johnson. Years playing together: 5. Recordings: Gnaw On It. Contact: Dan Sauter, (510) 528-5326. E-mail: Dan@visitor42.com. Web site: www.best.com/~wulf
Wyld Type Hybrid
Rock. Original music incorporating elements of rock, jazz, blues, funk and classical music. Aaron Douville, Matt B. Mahoney, Tobaias Black. Years playing together: 3. Contact: Matt Mahoney, (510) 649-0860. E-mail: email@example.com.
Bill Bouchard and the Next Blues Band
Blues. Mix of original blues and blues standards, Chicago style. Bill Bouchard, Stu Pilkinton, Al Santana, Frank Ramos. Years playing together: 7. Recordings: Cassettes available at all shows. Contact: Bill Bouchard, 394-5387.
Blue the Band
Blues, rock. Original music and covers, multi-faceted. Blue O''Brien, rhythm; Steve Snider, lead guitar; Mark Whittington, bass; and Pat Scott, drums. Years playing together: 1. Recordings: Upcoming EP. Contact: Mary Baker, 394-2405.
Blues. Covers and originals. Andrew McKay, lead guitar; Daniel McKay, bass; Craig Browl, drums; Aron Forbes, vocals, rythm. Years playing together: 1. Awards: Individual award--Aron Forbes, Clint Eastwood Jazz Guitar 1998, Jazz Camp, 97. Recordings: Live at Sly''s. Contact: Marcelle McKay of Helen Forbes, 624-2454, 625-1034. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breaking Outta Jail
Blues/Rock. Some jazz and swing & light country. Original songs mixed with tight and tasty covers songs of various periods. Eldon Stone, guitar, slide, vocals; Ed Matrix, bass guitar, vocals; Corey Bouyer, drums, vocals, trombone. Years playing together: 5. Awards: Winner of two battle-of-the-band contests; voted ones to watch by Stevie Ray Vaughn. Recordings: Demos and live recordings available. Contact: Bruce Johnson, 634-1234, 754-3438. E-mail: email@example.com
The Broadway Band
Blues. "Downhome" blues to Memphis soul. 40% original. John "Broadway" Tucker, Michael Curtin, Ron Coolidge, Carveth Clawson, Warren Davies, Bob Cambell, David Price, Mark Whitney, Bill Haines. Yearsplaying together: 17 years. Awards: First runner-up, ''95 KLON/Living Blues talent search. ''97 semi-finalist California Discmakers independent music world series. Recordings: Mostly You, CD; Live on Cannery Row, cassette. Contact: SLV Music MGMT, 384-2609. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.messaround.com
Blues. Keyboardist playing in cover bands and original projects. Recordings: Guy Budd Band. Contact: Ken Burton, 883-0520. E-mail: email@example.com.
The Carmel Rotary Blues Band
Blues. Traditional blues, blues rock. Barry Harrow, Chris McKay, Greg Kraft, Jim Ockert, Russ Campbell. Years playing together: 4. Recordings: All concert proceeds go to Carmel Rotary for Music Education Charitable Contributions. Contact: Barry Harrow, 659-1234.
Desert Fire Band
Blues. Originals and covers. Kirk Lewellen, Pete Wise, Kevin Lewellen. Years playing together: 6. Awards: Opened 1992 Monterey Blues Festival. Contact: Kirk Lewellen, 784-1235.
"Gumbo blusion". Originals, some covers. Randy Hayes, Paul Nemoths, Neil Panton, Terry Hiatt. Years playing together: 5. Recordings: Brother Piranha. Contact: Steve Vagnini, 384-2609. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lord Luther Blues Review
Blues, R&B. Cover tunes, recording artist. Lord Luther, vocals; Tom Tessier, guitar. Awards: Wrote ''60s hit "White Port and Lemon Juice." Recordings: "White Port and Lemon Juice." Contact: Luther, 751-5021. E-mail: email@example.com.
Red Beans & Rice
Blues. Chicago, Texas swing, Louisiana comtemporary & original blues. Gil Rubio, Sherman Lee Davis, Terrence Kelly, Jeff Marshall, Michael Daugherty, Jim Christopher. Years playing together: 5. Awards: ''96, ''97, ''98 Best local Band,Coast Weekly readers'' poll; ''95 South Bay Blues society, Best New band. Recordings: Nothin'' But The Blues; Can''t Get Enough. Contact: SLV Music MGMT, 384-2609. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.redbeans.com
Blues. Original music plus covers. Storm Nilson, Al Santana, Rezo Staiano, Chuck Fike, Geonni Staiano. Years playing together: 1. Awards: 1998 Best New Band, Coast Weekly readers . Recordings: Storm Nilson EP. Contact: Steve Vagnini, 384-2609. E-mail: email@example.com.
Stu Heydon''s Blues Persuaders
Blues. Original Chicago & Detroit blues and funk. Toni Rush, Mike Branton, Jack Ensminger, Danny Abrams, Russ Cambell, Tom Olivia. Years playing together: 15. Awards: Lifetime achievement award, Motor Cities Blues awards--Detroit 1996. Recordings: Blues Persuaders & Wild Child Butler, Crying for Krissi. Contact: Stu Heydon, 626-9150.
Country, mostly ballads. Covers and original music. Todd Anthony. Recordings: Yesterday''s Dreams, out in March ''99. Contact: Todd Anthony, 646-0122. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bama Don & The Black Diamond Band
Country, rock and swing. Originals and covers including a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. Don Baze, Pete Rockefeller, Brian Graham, Michael Farrel. Years playing together: 2. Recordings: Blazing Guns. Contact: Don Baze, 424-7885.
Country, rock, acoustic classics, country, originals. Contact: Richard Boynton, 655-5957.
Country/western. Tim Williams, Mike Howell, Art Martinez, Greg Kremer, Pat Hattic. Years playing together: 4. Contact: Kathy Williams, 768-9590.
Lory Lynn & the Western Edge
Rock, blues, country. Some originals, Top 40 country. Rocky Dean, David Sanford, Pat Scott, Jeff Wasson (or Joe Lucido or Jim Lewin), Lory Lynn. Years playing together: 1. Contact: Lory Lynn, Mike Bailey, 663-0683, 663-2630.
Country Rock. Originals and some covers, up-beat tunes and power ballads for fairs, festivals, concerts. Recordings: The Life I Live available in 1999. Contact: Mike Bailey, 663-0683, 663-2630. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.lorylynn.com
Country. Peddle-steel guitar player formerly with the Range Riders and the Southern Lights band. Currently between bands. Contact: Fred Noseworthy, 659-7760.
Country Rock. Original music, covers as well as good old rock ''n'' roll. Bobby Pinson, Jake Schaetter, Marty Carpenter, Frankie Moreno, Joe Bennett. Years playing together: 5. Awards: Monterey Music Award, Best Country Act; Santa Cruz Battle of the Bands. Recordings: I Mean Business. Contact: Ramona DeSalvo, Vision Mgmt, 321-5766.
Country, anything good with a backbeat, folk, rock. I write, record. Awards: Opened for Wynonna, Brooks/Dunn, Diamond Rio, Blackhawk, Clint Black...Contact: Pat Scott, 620-1360.
Jazz standards repertoire, two elements of jazz vocals include swing and blues. Ron Kaplan, vocals; Smith Dobson, piano; Stan Poplin, bass; Steve Robertson, drums; Paul Contos, sax. Years playing together: 2. Recordings: High Standards, Ron Kaplan. Contact: Kapland Records, 687-0278. E-mail: Kaplandisc@aol.com. Web site: http://members.aol.com/kaplandisc
Solo, duo or trio jazz. Original & jazz covers. Contact: SLV Music Mgmt., 384-2609. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monterey String Quartet
Jazz, classical. Standards & pop. David Dally, Margie Dally, Patty Boggs, Leah Bayes. Years playing together: 12. Contact: Karla Easter at Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Smooth Jazz. 90% original pop-jazz quartet; groove-infested, feel-good jazz with infectious sound combining influences from acid-jazz to world beat. Stu Reynolds, Don Pendergrass, Matt Puentes, Mike Shannon. Years playing together: 1. Recordings: Live at Sly''s compilation CD. Contact: Stu Reynolds, 899-7901. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.jps.net/bflat7/outbound/
Jazz, blues, world beat, Latin. Tenor, alto and soprano saxes. Contact: Stu Reynolds, 884-9713. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.jps.net/bflat7
Jazz. Originals, covers, jazz standards, saxophone and keyboards. Recordings: "Come Sunday." Contact: Patt Spears-Casion, 384-0832. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.abstractvision.com
Jazz, world, Latin, classical, flute, violin. Years playing together: 5. Recordings: Kenny''s From Heaven. Contact: Carmel Jazz Recordings or Kelly Productions, 373-1410 or 375-7270.
Stu Reynold Saxtet
Jazz, Latin, blues, funk, R&B, world beat. Highly versatile and professional entertainment ranging from duo to quintet. Contact: Stu Reynolds, 899-7901. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.jps.net/bflat7/
Variety. Motown, rock, old school funk, Latin (covers). Art Ortiz, Ruben Pulido, Martin Fuentes, Louie Alvarado. Years playing together: 1. Contact: Art Ortiz, 442-3336.
R&B, soul. Guitar player, cover and originals influenced by Steve Cropper and Booker T., etc. Contact: Jeff Lehner, 659-3901. E-mail: email@example.com.
Alternative, electronic, dance music, rap, hip-hop, house, freestyle, R&B, funk. Tito Indamix, DJ B-boy Bryan, James Da Dog, Ching. Years playing together: 2. Recordings: Tito Indamix-DJ''s Lookin Thru Da Go-Go Cages, Tito Indamix-Vinyl Junkeez. Contact: Tito or Bryan, 771-7001. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.geocities.con/sunsetstrip/venue/6461/
The Real Deal
Rock, funk, soul, R&B. High-energy dance, covers Motown, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder. Vangie Magpusao, Tom Daly, Gary Machado, Paul Magpusao, Allan Magpusao, Randy Uchida. Years playing together: 3. Contact: Gary Machado, 633-5066.
Funk. Original fusion of funk, hip hop, reggae and R&B. Extremely danceable. Rob & Danyel London, Anthony King. Years playing together: 5. Awards: Top five independent release for 1993 (Northwest Music News). Recordings: CDs: Right On, (1993); Serial Survivors, (1995). Contact: Rob London, 642-0732. E-mail: UnshakableRace@hotmail.com. Web site: www.mamaruga.com
Funk, R&B, originals, Prince covers. Sir JAC, vocals; Paul Hunt, guitar; Geoffrey Lewis, keyboards; and others. Yearsplaying together: 2. Recordings: The Milkman EP. Contact: Sir JAC, Syren Entertainment, 455-1466. E-mail: SirJAC123@aol.com.
Funk, rock. It''s like what would happen if you had James Brown, Bootsy Collins, Prince and Dela Soul on the same bus. Jason Tobosa, drummer; Alan Magg, keyboards; Richard "Snoopy" Hall, lead vocals, bass; Dave McGillicuddy, guitar; DJ Steve "Ess" Ibrahim; Timetraveler, background vocals, harmonies. Years playing together: 4. Recordings: What''s Your Style?, self-produced CD. Contact: Jason Tobosa, 424-5197. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.unknownjeromes.com
Folk. Original music. Folk singer whose magical voice evokes the earlier work of Joan Baez and Judy Collins. Recordings: these small rooms. Contact: Deborah Bartley, (213) 850-8647. Web site: home.earthlink.net/%7edbartley/
Pop. Original music repertoire includes "Hall of Mirrors" and "Raised Like All the Rest." Awards: First place, 1997 Pop Billboard Song Contest; 1995 Winner Kerrville Folk Festival. Recordings: Hall of Mirrors EP, downloadable from Music Outlet Web site. Contact: Melodie Chrislock, 624-2282. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.globalmusic.com/artists/mchrislock/ mchrislock_v1.html
The Court House Ramblers
Bluegrass. Eclectic mix of bluegrass covers with vocals. Daryll Cornell, guitar; Keith Hayes, bass; Peter Hicks, fiddle; Randy Lent, mandolin; John Wolfolk, banjo. Years playing together: 1. Contact: Keith Hayes, 375-2975. E-mail: KHayes1995@aol.com.
Jay Dancing Bear
Folk, blues. Original folk, blues, and open tuned instrumental. Contact: Jay Dancing Bear, 647-2299.
Folk, rock. Originals, oldies, Celtic, guitar/dulcimer/piano. Years playing together: 20. Awards: American Songwriters Award, Who''s Who in British music 1996, Cowboy Palace talent contest (L.A.). Recordings: Laughing in Crime CD, import, Cycle Records U.K. Direct distribution. Contact: J. Heller, (818) 760-6454, (415) 647-1217. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.aapi.co.uk/~
Acoustic rock. All original, next release in Jan. ''99. Robert Owen, (co-writer) Kevin Martin. Recordings: Painted Words. Contact: Robert Owen, 384-8272.
Folk. Original fingerpicking instrumentals; occasional comedy and vocal songs. Contact: David or Judie Swartz, 384-9434. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Swing, blues & ballads. Acoustic. Mostly original songs and covers of Tom Waits, Mose Allison, Nat King Cole and Richard Thompson. Andrea Carter, Rick Chelew, Darrin Michell (and occasionally Paul Lesniak). Years playing together: 4. Contact: Rick Chelew, 663-6678, 1-800-779-1116. E-mail: email@example.com.
Dizzy Burnett and Grover Coe
Swing. Standards & covers in jazz, blues, Latin. Recordings: Romantic Holiday. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
The Late Night Big Band
Big Band. Swing originals (Buddy Rich, Count Basie, Ellington, Artie Shaw). Phillipe Costa, drums; Milton Fletcher, piano; Tuan Nguyen, bass; plus 5 saxophonists, 4 trombonists, 4 trumpets. Years playing together: 1 1/2. Awards: 1st place Cuesta College Jazz Festival, 3rd place Battle of the Bands, 2nd place KOCN Talent competition, Monterey Bay Blues Festival grant. Contact: Phillipe Costa, 624-3100.
Rhythm & Rouge
Nostalgia. From Duke Ellington to the Beatles, from the Andrews Sisters to the Chenille Sisters, featuring three-part harmony vocals accompanied by guitar, acoustic bass and percusion. Stefani Mistretta, Trudy Davis and Karen Quick. Years playing together: 5. Contact: Stefani Mistretta, 649-1037. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big Sur Natives
World Sonic Percussion Experience. Original. Brock and Teresa Bradford, David Schiffman, Eric Silverman, Steve Loebs, Jason Fann and others. Years playing together: 20. Contact: Teresa Bradford, 667-2642. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.heartbeatbigsur.com
Bruce & Judy
Folk. Instrumental: marimba and guitar, accordion and clarinet, recorder and mandolin. Piano, harp, accordion solos. Bruce and Judy Cowan. Yearsplaying together: 25. Awards: Many "thank you''s" from satisfied customers. Contact: Bruce or Judy Cowan, 372-7650.
The Cachagua Playboys
Cajun/Zydeco. Original and traditional Southern Louisiana style music. Pat Clark, Jay Burris, Rick Chelew, Mike Eckstrom, John Tallon. Years playing together: 5. Awards: Recently appeared at Monterey World Music Festival. Opening for Robert Earl Keen in December ''98. Contact: Rick Chelew, 373-6627, 663-6678. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toe tappin'' Irish & old time fiddle for weddings, barbecues, contra dance. Reels, jigs, waltzes--(fiddles, banjos, mandolins). David Price, Sofia Ramos, Denis Seese, Brenda Holloway, Bruce & Judy Cowan, Norm Cotton, Bob Silberstein. Years playing together: 1 1/2. Contact: David Price, 646-0185. E-mail: DavidPG@ix.netcom.com.
North Indian Classical Music. Improvised performance on sitar. Awards: Duke of Edinburgh Award from Prince Phillip of England, Award by Bhagwan Shree Mahesh Yogi. Recordings: Vhajman, Caress of the Sitar, Kirwani, Rangai Ja. Contact: Kamal Hyder, 655-0680. E-mail: Saturn98@jps.net.
Sada Nam Khalsa
Plays a 36 symphonic parite gong for meditation and sound healing. The sound is beyond music, the force of energy restores chakras and meridians. Contact: Sada Nam Khalsa, 659-2969. E-mail: email@example.com.
Caribbean steel drum. Half original and half traditional calypso/reggae/world. Derek Smith, CJ Flores, Marshall Davis, Justin Roy, Mike Burmingham, Kevin Dinotto. Years playing together: 2. Contact: Derek Smith, 427-JUMP. E-mail: Pankind@hotmail.com.
World Fusion w/spoken word. Original music and verse. Rhythmically charged and flowing. Aaron Yamaguchi, Ray-by-the-Bay, Javier Dura, Patrick Pape. Recordings: Totem featuring Iskandar, Missiles to Music, Broken Egg, Live at the 319. Contact: Aaron Yamaguchi, (530) 343-8227. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.xstudios.com; www.sixgallery.com
Jonah & The Whalewatchers
Reggae; world beat. Uptempo originals, reggae classics, dancehall favorites. Alex Shirley, John Tallon, Cary Lowney, Bill Steacy, Benny Torres. Years playing together: 8. Awards: Nominated for NXNW festival in Seattle in 1997. Recordings: Demo CD at shows. Contact: John Tallon, 373-6627.
Reggae. Blend of cover & original funky reggae. Sam Martinez, Albert Cervantes, Tony Artega, Snoopy Hall, Joseph Novacito. Years playing together: 20. Awards: 1990 Best of San Diego Award. Recordings: Jah Beat the Devil. Contact: SLV Music Mgmt, 384-2609. E-mail: email@example.com.
Folk, classical, flamenco, international. Scotland Spelias, Ramon Romero. Years playing together: 12. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Flor de Tango
Tango Trio. Repertoire of old, traditional and modern tangos. Mirta Wymerszberg, flute; Guillermo Garcia, guitar; Roberto Forte, vocals. Years playing together: 2. Contact: Mirta Wymerszberg, (650) 497-1316. E-mail: fedTango@aol.com. Web site: www.ccrma.stanford.edu/~guille/flor/ welcom.htm
Salsa Para Ti
Latin/salsa, jazz, rock. Original salsa, merengue, cumbia. Tony Rojas, vocals, keyboards; Tom Tessier, 12-string, quatro, Stratocaster; Tom Daly, trombone. Years playing together: 1. Contact: Tony Rojas, 443-6698. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harpist with 20 hours of repertoire, all types of music, available for concerts or as background. Standards, New Age, pop, Celtic, classical. Solo or in duos or trios w/Robert MacNamara, Dave and Margie Dally, Kenny Stahl, Margaret Collar, Charles DeWeese. Years playing together: 28. Contact: Juli Alexander, 643-1118 or 800-204-0391 or Kelly Productions@375-7270. E-mail: Juli.email@example.com.
Cocktail piano. Popular, standards, Celtic, New Age. Awards: Arts Lottery grant, Massachusetts. Contact: Clare Connors, 626-1994.
Solo harp & vibes trio; pop, jazz and classical. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Guitarist who plays all styles from ''40s to ''90s: folk, rock, blues, jazz, country, world Latin, classical. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Solo instrumentalist on acoustic guitar: classical, ragtime, jazz standards, Beatles. Contact: Bill Gibson, 375-7053. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.redshift.com/~bgibson
Paul Hodgins. Scottish/Celtic bagpiper. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Piano & keyboard: cover and standards in rock, blues, jazz, Latin, big band, classical. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Lynda Jardine. Harpist: solo and ensemble. Classical. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Premier electric bass guitar player: jazz, funk, all-around swing, Latin. Contact: Cypress Bay Artists, 800-972-1324. E-mail: Joco@redshift.com. Web site: www.chorscity.com
Scottish/Celtic bagpiper. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Freelance musician/soloist. Jazz, Rock, Blues and original folk with an Appalachian Mountain flair. Awards: Charlotte''s Best Female R&B Singer by Charlotte''s #1 Entertainment Guide. Contact: Nancy Jones, 393-2162. E-mail: Rolrgrl2@aol.com.
Magical Musical Moments
Celtic and pop accordion. Clare Connors. Contact: Clare Connors, 626-1994.
Robert McNamara. Solo fingerstyle guitarist, lutenist, & mandolinist/teacher. All styles, especially jazz, classical & pop. Contact: Robert McNamara; Kelly Productions, 646-0528; 375-7270. E-mail: email@example.com.
Blues, jazz, Latin. Guitarist, percussion, 12-string, quatro, electric. Plays with Salsa Para Ti. Contact: Tom Tessier, 443-6698.
Classical/Avant-Garde. An active performer, improviser and composer of both electronic and instrumental chamber music, he has had performances and radio broadcasts around the world. Awards: Artist in Residence at multiple locations including: Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, Ucross Foundation, Villa Montalvo, Centre International de Recherche Musicale and others. Recordings: Itz''at, Tepeu. Contact: Ernesto Diaz-Infante, 783-3505. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.propellerheads.com/friends/
The Paris String Quartet
Classical, light pop, jazz. Gershwin, Cole Porter style, classical repertoire, wedding songs, pop. Joanne Tanner, Valerie Bengal, Suzanne Weller, Aude Castagna. Years playing together: 4. Contact: Aude Castagna, 458-2330. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www2.UCSC.edu/people/catherin
Disc Jockey. Play covers of all music. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
DJ. All types of music. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Ambient groove, fusion, experimental electronic. Original music. Recordings: Out of the Blue, Essence and Charm, Digital Sex, Eyes of the Wilderness, Stephen Sheehan and the World Essence and Raribes Contact: Maureen Evans-Hansen, 645-9709. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.ultramarineblue.com
Harman, Diaz-Infante, Jones Trio
Composer, pianist, and improviser. Original compositions, free and structured improvisations for fretless electric bass, woodwinds, classical and steel-string guitars, poetry, keyboards and electronics. Pat Harman, Ernesto Diaz-Infante, Jen Jones. Years playing together: 2. Recordings: Live at the Bookworm Cabaret. Contact: Jen Jones, 656-1566, ext. 241. E-mail: email@example.com. Web site: www.propellerheads.com/friends/
New Age, world, pop, reggae, classical. Ron Wright, guitarist/recording artist, composes music of many styles and genres for music lovers around the world. I hire professional studio musicians that are needed for each composition. Years playing together: 25. Awards: Terzo Concorso Internazionale DI, Composizione Chitarristica 1998, Billboard Top 10 voting competition. Recordings: Ron Wright Acoustic Dreams, Digital Highway, Winged Millenium, New Favorite Hits Collection--Billboard. Contact: R.D.W. Music Publishing Co., 658-0929. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: www.billboardtalentnet.com/ron_wright
4th St. Flyers
Everything. Acoustic trio, originals Cuban and Brazillian. Charlie Armstrong, Jim Lambertson, Hiram Fernandez. Contact: Charlie Armstrong, 641-0516.
Keyboard and vocals: swing, blues, jazz, Latin, Big Band. Standards from ''30s, ''40s and ''50s. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Folk Music and Accordion. Weird, dark tales from somewhere far away played on a ukulele. Contact: Jay, 375-7530. E-mail: email@example.com.
Scott and Peggy Brown Band
Rock, jazz, Big Band. Variety, swing. Andy Weiss, Scott Brown, Peggy Brown. Years playing together: 15. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270.
Children''s. Original children''s music. Tim Culbertson, Mike Illich, Randy Lent, Keith "Purple" Hayes. Years playing together: 8. Recordings: First Time''s a Charm. Contact: SLV Music Mgmt., 384-2609.
Bard Sherman. Jazz, R&B, gospel, original. Original music, a few revised hymns. Bard Sherman and Henry Burns. Years playing together: 20. Recordings: Bard: Live at Koinonia. Contact: Barbara Sherman, 625-3492.
Rock, blues, jazz, country. ''50s thru ''90s easy listening & standards. Steve Dromensk, Dave Kibler. Years playing together: 15-20. Contact: Kelly Productions, 375-7270. Web site: www.kellypro.com
Vincent and Cindy
Variety. 95% original music, five-string electric violin and guitar. Vincent and Cindy Hamilton. Years playing together: 5. Awards: 17 State and two National Championships. Contact: Pete Hicks, 394-1475.
Variety. Originals and covers from the ''40s thru ''90s, swing, rock, country, acoustic. Richard Boynton, Lyn Whiting. Years playing together: 5. Awards: MoCo Theatre Alliance BARB Award. Contact: Richard, 655-5957.