Musician, Songwriter, Producer, Web Developer, Vinyl DJ
- Back pOrchEstra
- Acoustic Roots Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Roots Rock, Americana
with... Tim Eschliman, Bowen Brown, Candy Girard... New lockdown music by newly formed Shelter-in-Place-inspired outfit
...a small combo befitting the newfound minimalism of the current times...
going back to the basics... dishing out new original material and yet also some reworked ancestral American Roots heirloom selections.
- New Copasetics
- Semi-acoustic Soulful Roots Rock American Roots, Twang & Tropical with Gary Potterton, Dallis Craft & Kevin Hayes...
originals and a curated selection of unlikely or under-exposed covers
- The Christmas Jug Band
- Stalwart purveyors of the jugabilly mystique! A tongue-in-cheek seasonal convergence of San Francisco Bay Area
luminaries. "The alternative Christmas record of the year." (Mistletoe Jam) - Midwest Record Recap.
- Mystery Dance
- Rockin', twangin' mysteriously good new quartet featuring also Bonnie Hayes, Sean Allen, Kevin Hayes...
playin' unusual & joyous originals & some we wished we'd writ
- Premier denizens of a wide variety of American Roots & Blues-based styles, including New Orleans R&B, jump-swing,
zydeco, blues, brass band-style parades and roots rock, with a big & full R&B combo sound.
- Left Coast Syncopators
- An acoustic side-project of Rhythmtown-Jive, with acoustic piano, string bass,
horns & drums that features
a wide variety
of American roots R&B, including boogie woogie, blues, zydeco, roots rock and New Orleans jazz.
- Louisiana Time Travelers
- A compact acoustic Zydedco/Cajun/New Orleans R&B/Second Line group with accordion, acoustic piano, string bass
& drums created as the Tuesday Night house band for many years at Sonoma Speakeasy.
- As a singer and
- Performing credits include many recordings... the Nick-Lowe produced album,
"Rush Hour" by The Moonlighters, various Commander Cody projects and a part in the 2010 Grammy-nominated
CD, "Maria Muldaur's Garden of Joy" as well as numerous live engagements with the likes of Etta James, Bo Diddley,
Big Joe Turner, Johnnie Johnson, Jesse "Colin" Young, Frankie Ford,
Earl King, Robert Ward, and New Orleans rock & roll sax innovator Lee Allen. Here's some history from Sonoma Index Tribune
- Penned or co-penned titles released by Rhythmtown-Jive, Mike Rinta,
The Christmas Jug Band,
The Moonlighters (produced by Nick Lowe), The Reptile Brothers, Gator Beat,
Commander Cody and Bill Kirchen.
- Song list at
One Globe Publishing
- Main staff producer for
with credited albums that include:
- The Christmas Jug Band (including with Fred Catero),
Country Joe McDonald (co-producer),
New Copasetics, Back pOchEstra, Joyce Vetters,
The Reptile Brothers, Signal, Rhythmtown-Jive, West Coast Mardi Gras Party.
See The Discography for details
- Web Developer
Graphic design, Multimedia implementation, Intuitive navigation,
Browser & Cross-platform compatibility, User-acceptance, CGI, Perl, and Java scripting, database and
shopping cart integration,
web site maintenance and optimization.
- "MC Esch" - Retrogroove Artifact Vinyl DJ
- Mostly Vinyl, mostly 45s...
presentation of the classic & obscure with a focus on
40s 50 & 60s rock, pop, blues, hillbilly & jazz genres.
- Event / Music Resource:
Contact: (877) 456-2301
P O Box 750112 Petaluma CA 94975