BAND BIOGRAPHY

Jon Woodhead not in picture, photo by Tim Horton
Kenny Mazur - Musical Director, Producer, Guitar
Ken Mazur, lead guitarist for the Robert Palmer Band, is a platinum selling musician whose recording career spans over four decades and includes studio work with musical greats such as Tina Tuner, Marvin Gaye, The O'Jays, Musique and INXS. On top of running Rooftop Productions in NYC and producing many up coming artists he has also produced music for major clients such as Chevrolet Trucks, Nintendo, and McDonalds. As well as producing independent artists, Ken also composes for the multiple Emmy Award winning series "Travlescope." and a wide array of TV clients including VH1's "Behind The Music", Discovery Channel's "Biker Build Off", and FX, "Lost and Found."  
 
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Steve Robbins - Keyboards
Originally from New York City, Steve Robbins (piano, keyboards, arrangements) is an extraordinary studio musician, arrange and engineer.  He's appeared on recordings with a wide variety of Artists including Robert Palmer, Irene Cara, Vicki Sue Robinson, Melba Moore, Evelyn "Champagne"King, Phyllis Hyman, Angela Bofill, Special EFX, and Sting, among many others. During his years in New York, Steve was also featured in live performances with various Jazz, Fusion, R&B, and Pop Artists, including Phyllis Hyman, Angela Bofill, and jazz legend Elvin Jones, also appearing on extended concert tours with Ashford & Simpson, jazz-fusion violinist Michal Urbaniak, jazz-fusion group Special EFX, and Robert Palmer.  Since relocating to Los Angeles in the late '80's, Steve has performed live and in the studio with Brothers Johnson, Jim Messina, Side Effect, Rahmlee Davis and others, as well as serving as musical director for several years for singer Irene Cara.  He has also released a solo album on TallTree Records entitled "Emerald Dance."                                 
Jon Woodhead -  Guitar
Jon played and toured extensively with Leon Russell.  His credits also include touring or session work with Maria Muldaur (Hit Song -Midnight at the Oasis), Ace (Hit Song - How Long), John Stewart (Kingston Trio), Sophie B Hawkins, Jazz Sax sensation Dave Koz, Wayne Sharp and the Sharpshooter Band - The Original Sharpshooters with Jaimoe Johnson and Lamar Williams.

Lou Castro

Lou Castro(Bassist, Singer, Songwriter, Producer)

Lou Castro is originally from Whittier, Ca. He plays electric and acoustic basses, keyboards, and various percussion instruments. He also sings lead and background vocals.

He has worked with Mandrill, Arthur Adams, Vivian Campbell, Albert Lee, Wayne Newton, Billy Cioffi & The Monte Carlos, Chuck Berry, Johnny Tillotson, Brian Hyland, Don Was, Don Randi, The Paine Brothers, Guitar Shorty, Chris Cain, Carla Olson & The Textones, Keiko Matsui, Rick Latham's "Groove Doctors", John Marx, Doug Aldrich, and Cafe R&B.

You can hear him sing in the Steven Weber movie, "Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes".

You can hear him play on recordings by Billy Cioffi & The Monte Carlos ("Objects In The Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear" and "American Episodes"), Andy Georges("Time Is A Thief"), The Beggarwoods("Perfumed Garden"), Audra Mae's EP, Dave Smallen("Everything Changes And Nothing Changes"), Mandrill Live at Montreux Jazz Festival 2002, Lynette Louise("Crazy To Sane"), Arthur Adams("Stomp The Floor"), Albert Lee("Live At The Iridium"), Sugaray Rayford("Blind Alley"), The King Of Clubs:A Tribute To The Music Of Bugs Henderson,, and Oui' 3 ("Occupy Your Mind").

He's the producer on, "Secret Life"(Cathy Segal-Garcia), "Get Me Out Of Here"(Emyna), and co-producer on, "Stomp The Floor"(Arthur Adams).

He's the co-founder of the neo-jazz trio, OUI' 3.
He endorses Bartolini Electronics and Dunlop Strings.

Davey Chegwidden-percussion 

Davey has a long list of credits to his name and what he has added to There Is Love, the album, has just been incredible. He stepped off the plane from The Game of Thrones Orchestral tour and headed straight back into the studio to join this band. We feel so lucky to have him!
Photo by Tim Horton 
Photo by Tim Horton, Jon Woodhead not in picture

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