Entries by mjcmaster

Carlo Tanori

Carlo began playing bass in his freshman year in high school and hasn’t stopped since. He played bass in big bands in high school and college. For several years Carlo studied privately with the late bassist, Herb Mickman (RIP Herb). Carlo says, “I learned so much from him”. Herb was the bassist and musical director […]

Andy Leab

Cleveland native and Nashville veteran, Andy began his journey into music at an early age studying violin at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Born into a bluegrass family, he studied mandolin and fiddle as a child, cutting his teeth on the stages of many Ohio bluegrass festivals in the nineties. Although percussion and rudimental drumming […]

Kerri Powers

Kerri Powers has just released what some are calling the “essential cosmic American album.” Her new effort, Starseeds has already been receiving critical acclaim and extensive airplay throughout. It isn’t surprising, as she released a self-titled EP in 2014 and with zero radio or publicity assistance she was able to land the #1 spot on […]

Andy Chartier

Heavily influenced by pop-punk bands of yesteryear, Andy Chartier has watched as pop-punk has been pushed from the limelight. From the sideline he waited for his time to intervene. Born in Hayward, CA, he knew from a young age that music was a lifelong passion waiting to be ignited. A beautiful and dangerous storm brewed […]

Rob Payne

Growing up in Owensboro, Rob Payne taught himself to play as a teenager, eventually joining Furious Child and becoming a staple of the Nashville metal scene for many years.

Tom Logsdon

Tom Logsdon got his first guitar at 15, and honed his skills on both sides of the Appalachians with many metal bands, including Furious Child, Dead Velvet, and Pyramid of the Sun.

Travis Fredrick Hagstrom

Starting out studying organ and trombone at a young age, Travis picked up the electric bass at 13 and has been addicted to it ever since. After receiving a bursary for music upon graduating, Travis bought an amp worthy of gigging and set out to conquer the Brisbane music scene.

Ryan Riley

Ryan was born in to music. His grandparents were both entertainers in the Philippines and on Guam his grandmother was the most coveted act among the local night scene. His mother followed in their footsteps migrating to Guam at age 18 to be radio dj and night club singer. Her career there spanned 3 decades […]

John Campbell

John Campbell started playing bass guitar in 1964 and three years later with his brother and three friends formed the band called Gunge. Gunge became a pioneering northern California hard rock group opening for the likes of The Zombies, Blue Cheer, and the Grateful Dead. Skip ahead fifty years and John is again the bassist […]