The Best of California Country Music

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Scott Felton -Lead/Rhythm Guitar

Bio


      Originally from New Hampshire, guitarist and multi instrumentalist Scott Felton graduated with music degrees from Beloit College and McNally Smith College of Music.  He cut his teeth performing on the Minneapolis music scene working in country, blues, funk, and rock bands that toured throughout the twin cities area and the greater midwest.  

      Scott's musical journey eventually took him to Los Angeles where his musical versatility quickly made him an in demand guitarist for numerous local original, cover, & tribute acts such as Hollywood U2, Goldrush Country, Rodeo Drive, Southbay Country, Just Dave Band, Tina Michelle, The Hollywood Wranglers, and I Want My 80s as well as national country artist Hollywood Yates.  

      Scott has opened for many national artists as well including David Allan Coe, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, Kix Brooks, Parmalee, Justin Moore, Phil Vassar, Eddie Money, The Bay City Rollers, Sonny Ledfurd, Josh Thompson, Eden’s Edge, John Pardi, and Charlie Worsham.  

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Jeffery Marshall -Lead/Rhythm Guitar

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     In 2004, Jeffery met Country artist Rick Monroe. The two quickly hit it off as writing partners and Monroe's "Against the Grain" is a result of this pairing. Jeffery moved to Nashville and toured with Rick for a number of years, both in the U.S. and abroad. Rick's video of his Allman Brother's remake "Midnight Rider", which featured Jeffery on guitar and background vocals, was on regular rotation on Country music's CMT. The group opened for a number of well-established acts including Dwight Yoakum, Montgomery Gentry, and Kenny Wayne Shephard, to name a few. ffery relocated to Southern Ohio playing in various local acts where he further honed his craft as a reputable Blues/Rock guitarist. In the early 2000's Jeffery returned to the Los Angeles area and toured with a variety of national acts, which included Lisa Hayes and the Violets, and Pop/Country artist Ashley Jay. About this time is when he met Paul Vallis, the founder of UK's very own Bleeding Harp. Jeffery co-authored and produced Bleeding Harp's debut CD "Gotta Have", released in 2004. Bleeding Harp quickly rose through the ranks of the L.A. Blues scene, regularly playing venues such as Harvelle's, The Blue Cafe, The Coach House and the Catalina Island Blues Festival.

     In 2004, Jeffery met Country artist Rick Monroe. The two quickly hit it off as writing partners and Monroe's "Against the Grain" is a result of this pairing. Jeffery moved to Nashville and toured with Rick for a number of years, both in the U.S. and abroad. Rick's video of his Allman Brother's remake "Midnight Rider", which featured Jeffery on guitar and background vocals, was on regular rotation on Country music's CMT. The group opened for a number of well-established acts including Dwight Yoakam, Montgomery Gentry, and Kenny Wayne Shephard, to name a few. 

     In 2006 Jeffery returned to L.A. and began teaching at the world-renowned Musician's Institute, Guitar Institute of Technology where he currently resides as a full-time instructor. Jeffery teaches a variety of core classes including Single String Improv, Rhythm Guitar, Guitar Studio Skills, and Rhythm Section Workshop, as well as private lessons. He has also written articles and created instructional YouTube Videos for Guitar World Magazine. Jeff started playing with guitar phenom Jeff Kollman in his solo group The Jeff Kollman Band and jazz/metal fusion band Cosmosquad at the world famous Baked Potato. He also played lead guitar for season 4 of "The Voice" contestant Michael Austin in Michael Austin and the Law, and also plays regularly with the New Frontier Band at Gilley's Las Vegas.

      In 2007 Jeffery released his debut instrumental CD "Eucalyptus".  This recording contains songs which highlight Jeffery's rock roots and has met with much critical acclaim. His cover of Edgar Winter's "Frankenstein" is a favorite of both musicians and fans alike.

      In recent years, Jeffery has been working more on the production side of things. He currently writes and produces music for SickMuse TV and X-ray Dog, music libraries offering music to TV and film. His abilities to not only write, but produce, mix, and master, have made him a sought after song writing collaborator. He also works with a variety of artists, writing and producing tracks, including award-winning artist Debbie Hennessey, Country up-and-comer Doni Flanigan, and Country/Pop artist Autumn Lee.

      Jeffery has also reformed Bleeding Harp with founder Paul Vallis. With an all-star lineup, the group has recently released their 2nd cd "Truth". They can be seen playing around Los Angeles and have become a crowd-favorite on the Blues Festival circuit. Comprised of some of L.A.'s finest players who happen to all be close friends, Bleeding Harp is quickly reclaiming its status as a premier Blues/Rock act in the SoCal area. A must see!

      In 2016 Jeff played guitar with American Idol runner-up and Blood, Sweat and Tears front man, Bo Bice. In 2017 Jeff internationally toured with Prog Rock legends The Alan Parsons Project for the 40th anniversary tour of their iconic album, I Robot. In 2018, look for Jeff playing all over the U.S. with Jazz keyboardist Lao Tizer's Band and up and coming Country rockers, Mark Mackay, and Dean Kalogris. See you on the road!


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Kyle Jordan Mueller -Drums

Bio

   Kyle has a Music Performance and Education degree from the University of Missouri with 20 years experience. Since 2007, he has been apart of many national and international tours for major-label artists, the most recent being Australia's Soundwave Festival and a performance residency in Macau, China. 

   When he isn't on the road, Kyle's most prized gig is working as a studio musician. From playing to producing, you can find him on many tracks spanning all genres. Saint Louis has offered not only the privilege to share the stage with living jazz legends, but an education with a jazz emphasis that can be found in his playing style.  

   Apart from performing, Kyle spends a great deal of time teaching. As a private instructor who also specializes in marching percussion, he is honored to be able to educate upcoming percussionists as his teachers once did for him.


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Song Seo -Bass

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      Song Seo is a versatile bass player who was born and raised in Seoul, Korea.  Song graduated from the Musicians Institute in 2008 and has since toured with DEVO, Arik Marshall from Red Hot Chili Peppers,  Michael Austin from the Voice, legendary female funk band Klymaxx, and Brittany Washington from Beyonce. She also appeared in the TV shows Glee, and My Name Is Earl. 


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