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The Sensational Leah Zeger Vocalist & Violinist

Leah Zeger’s musical success story has been anything but conventional. Her eclectic range and professional experience has literally included every musical style imaginable.Born and raised in Houston, Texas, violinist and vocalist Zeger comes from a family of professional symphony musicians. Having played the violin since the age of six, she has won numerous awards and […]

Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol and Still Rockin’

Bobby Rydell (born Robert Louis Ridarelli; April 26, 1942) is an American singer, mainly of rock and roll music. In the early 1960s, he was considered a teen idol. His most well-known songs include “Wild One” and “Volare” (cover), and he appeared in the movie Bye Bye Birdie in 1963. With a career starting as a 1950’s teen idol, to the present […]

Howard Steele- The Record Master

Howard Steele has just about done it all in the music business. Growing up in the west Texas town of El Paso, he played in local bands (including notables Dalton Powell, Jim Reese and Bobby Fuller). When discussing his band days he refers to the band – The Maggits as his most successful and favored […]

Tia McGraff & Tommy Parham

Hailing from just south of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Tia McGraff is an internationally-renowned, award-winning Americana/singer-songwriter and author. Accompanying Tia on her musical journey is her life/musical partner, Tommy Parham. The two met and married while both were living in Nashville, TN and have enjoyed an extensive career performing, song writing and recording together for more […]

Episode 8: John Beland – Man behind the legends.

John Beland is an American songwriter, session guitarist, recording artist, producer and author. Beland’s career as guitarist started out in Los Angeles in the late 1960s, playing sessions and local live gigs with Kris Kristofferson, as well as future Eagles members, Glenn Frey and Bernie Leadon. Beland’s first major break came in 1970, when he played lead guitar for a young Linda Ronstadt. He helped Ronstadt put together her […]