Greg Bio

 

Gregory Dean was born in Los Angeles and lived there till 1973 when he relocated to Akron, Ohio.  In 1997 Greg returned to the LA area, in the South Bay. He started playing guitar in 1963 and started song writing in 1965. Majored in music for 3 years and electronics for 2 years in college. Taught guitar and bass lessons for 12 years privately. Played in rock bands full time from 1973-1978, part time from 1979-1987 and again from 2005-present. Greg can actually write music (notation/orchestration), and is well versed in midi programming and music theory. He's written well over a 100 songs and received a publishing contract in 1990 for a song that never went anywhere. Ironically the tune was titled “Going through the motions”. Major influences include: Eric Clapton, George Benson, Beatles, Jimmy Page, Albert King and Dicky Betts.  Greg works days as a computer tech servicing LA, Orange and Ventura Counties.

 

Kirk Bio

 

Kirk Michael Howe has been writing and recording original songs for over 25 years. In 1999, he released his first 10-song CD, The Best Part of My Life on La Familia Records, with the title cut reaching #23 on the Gavin New Music radio chart. Recently, Kirk has been performing with his family band Howeparty, consisting of himself and his four children, and for the past 3 years has been rocking with the LA-based classic rock cover band, Sound Advice. A full-time public school teacher, Mr. Howe incorporates a lot of music into his lessons, taking advantage of the natural integration of music and American History.