Flynn – Host, Vocals & Rhythm Guitar:
The Host of the MIX IT UP, Flynn is a Brooklyn, NY transplant living in the Bay Area since July of 2015. His history in music began in 1986 with his first guitar, a Memphis Les Paul. From then on, working in Television, Film, Live Events, and even Fire Performances, Flynn’s passion for music ranges between building guitars, DJing, Studio Recording & Live music, and has enabled him to work with artists such as Cyndi Lauper, Queen Latifa, Tori Amos, Bootsy Collins, and even the opportunity to demo Recording Software for Stevie Wonder while working the Studio Section at the world-famous Sam Ash Music in NYC. More recently, Flynn works outdoor and venue events as a sound engineer and stage tech. Check out the “Who the Hell is Flynn” video for a longer review.  “When I’m not playing, I’m working behind the scenes.”

John Wheeler – Lead Guitar, Vocals:
John is the lead guitarist and front man for local surf band Guitarzilla! His credits include time with Dick Dale and the Del Tones and Ralph Woodson Purple Haze. John has been hosting open mic nights locally for past 10 years and loves jamming with the people who come up to play.

Tony Saunders – Bassist:
Tony is currently riding the success of his last CD “Uptown Jazz”. Tony plays all types of music. From Rock music with Ringo, David Crosby, Crosby, Still & Nash, Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia and his Dad Merl Saunders to R&B & Jazz legends Stevie Wonder, Chaka Kahn, Etta James, Dr John and others.  A graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on Piano and arranging Tony has used his writing skills to help him win 2 Emmy’s.  Tony is currently working on his fourth cd for San Francisco Records called “Sexy Somethin”.   http://www.tonysaunders.com.
“I Romance the Bass as I Romance Life” 

Steve Trovao – Lead Drummer:
Steve is the owner/operator of SteveTrovaoDrums.com offering highly personalized drum instruction in a private acoustically tuned soundproof studio with pro kits.  Drum Rentals  are available for student and professionals alike. During his forty year professional has career played with Volker Strifler band, Little Wolf & the Hellcats, the Neutrals, Mac Attack and currently performing with heavy surf band Guitarzilla 60s-70s soul with Soul Kat and country artist JD Bauman.

 

Greg Rahn – Piano / Keyboards: 
Greg Rahn has played keyboards with a diverse range of artists from latin jazz greats Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, Juan Escovedo and Roger Glenn to rock guitar legend Ronnie Montrose and blues guitar hero Chris Cain. A passionate composer and audio engineer, Greg’s work can be heard on albums by Cake, The VW Brothers, Jim Chappel, C3 Fuzzion, and Pride & Joy, as well as over 165 video games such as Guitar Hero, Rugrats and Sponge Bob. He has also played on national TV ads for Hershey’s, Huggies and Rice a Roni. His soundtracks have been honored with various industry awards.

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