Curtis Sanford can be seen at these upcoming performances: The Raven Tavern, Winchester Grill, Copper Blues, El Ray Cantina, Kristina's Big Scary Halloween Party.
Jon Francis can be seen at these upcoming performances: The Raven Tavern, The El Rey Cantina, Kristina's Big Scary Halloween Party
Tony Maddox can be seen at these upcoming performances: The Raven Tavern and the Winchester Grill
Rod Wilson can be seen at these upcoming performances: The Raven Tavern, Rosenthal in Malibu, Kristina's Big Scary Halloween Party
Ric Ilejay can be seen at the upcoming performance at Ric's Sports Lounge
Plan B Wine Cellars
3520 Arundell Circle #107
Ric's Restaurant and Sports Lounge
2500 Las Posas Rd
Camarillo, CA 93010
Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club
3375 Foothill Rd., #1200
Carpinteria, CA 93013
951 N. Rice Ave
Oxnard, CA 93030
The Brandon Ragan Project formed to blend a classy edge to the classic funk & blues sounds that are ever present in the ongoing entertainment and nightlife music. All of our musicians are local artists that have been performing in the Ventura and Los Angeles areas for over a decade.
Our performances bring people together to dine, drink and dance.
Moyes has been drumming for over 30 years, and in that time has performed with: Dan Siegel, Jeff Lorber, Jeffrey Osborne, The Crusaders, Dion Warwick, Dianna Ross, George Michael, Alanis Morissette, Kenny Loggins, Joe Sample, Wayne Henderson, Randy Crawford, Brenda Russell, Larry Carlton, Bruce Hornsby, Marc Seales, Steve Perry, and has recorded many Demo’s, Jingles, Records & Videos.
L.A. Session Bassist, Trevor Lindsey, has been a studio heavyweight since the early 1980's. Trevor's mastery of the bass has kept him in great demand on the L.A. studio scene, for over 35 years. His playing has covered a diverse array of musical styles and genres, both in the studio and performing live. Besides album and live performances, Trevor has also done many TV commercials/jingles, as well as movie soundtracks and television shows. His performance credits cover an astounding array of respected music industry giants, working with the very “best of the best”. Among the long list of prominent artists he has performed with are: Leann Rimes, Tom Scott & the L.A. Express, Aaron Neville, Randy Jackson, Dave Koz, Roy Clarke, Pat Kelley, Victor Feldman, Billy Preston, Vanna White, Steven Stills, Jim Messina. Trevor (under his company Low B Music) is a songwriter for the Universal Music Publishing Group, with numerous music credits ranging from The Oprah Winfrey Show, Bobby Flay, various Home & Garden cable programming, to worldwide international television shows.
Brandon Ragan Sax & Vocals “Mr. Brandon Ragan is an Alabama “Southern” Saxophone player with a background in Music Education and Gospel Jazz music” - Downtown Ventura Brandon’s love for sax and live music has spanned decades. He picked up music at a young age and was inspired during his educational career. He attended Jacksonville University and finished his degree in Music Theory at Talladega College in Alabama. Before settling in California duty to his Country called and he served in the USMC and now Department of Security & Defense/Homeland Security. In Brandon’s hometown he is known as a musical mentor where he has coached and taught the local youth. He has been a part of the American Cancer Society Annual Gala where he has performed along with private performances for L.L. Cool J. He has carried his southern roots into the blues/funk and jazz he is known for throughout the Ventura & LA areas. To hear Brandon play is to know true musical inspiration!
David is a Southern California native, performing live music since the mid 90's, have fronted local Ventura and Santa Barbara County bands, influenced by Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire, Donny Hathaway, Al Jarreau and Stevie Wonder.
Born and raised in northern California’s culturally diverse San Francisco Bay Area, Parris was exposed to many styles of music. His earliest musical influence was his father, an avid record collector, a prolific jazz pianist, and a hammond B3 organ grinder. Parris began playing trumpet at the age of 8 and soon after found guitar as his instrument of expression.
Naturally gifted, Parris had a strong desire to study music formally and sought out to play with the very best. By the age of 19, Parris had moved to Los Angeles and enrolled in Musicians Institute GIT, College of Contemporary Music and began studying with world-class musicians including Ron Aschete, Scott Henderson, Steve Trovato, & Phil Upchurch.
That led to significant music festival touring, television & film projects and opportunities to contribute with artists such as Wayne Brady, Peter Michael Escevedo, Bobby Womack & Ice T.
Parris' playing has been compared to guitarist as diverse as George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix & Gary Clark Jr. He is deeply rooted in the urban mixture of jazz, fusion, r&b, gospel and pop genres.
Norman is proud to say that his career in music began when he was 10 years old, playing in nightclubs and dances in the Northeast area of Ohio. Originally from Akron, Norman made a considerable political contribution to former president Jimmy Carter by writing and recording a song used in the campaign for the presidency. Since moving to Los Angeles, The Drifters, The Coasters, The Platters, Mary Wells and The Marvellettes have found Norman’s adept skill on the keyboards to be a considerable asset to their live stage shows. Also Grady Harrell (BMG Records) saw fit to use Norman’s talent to do the keyboard work on three of the songs on Grady’s album.
Brett & Sammy sang @ Liza Minnelli's wedding.
Brett is a vocalist with a rich history of R&B early influences were Maurice White and Lionel Richie. Brett’s vocal range is impeccable and compared to the great George Michael’s! He sang in college at Chico State. He also sang with various bands: Doctor’s of Doheny, House Arrest, Jazz Crafters and the legendary Mixxers….
He is a Graduate of the Los Angeles Royal Academy.
A native of Ventura County, Greg has worked as a keyboard player and vocalist upon graduating from CSUN in the early 90’s. Since then he has been a staple in the local music scene, performing with a diverse array of bands. Greg’s ability to perform various styles of music including R&B, Latin, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Country, etc., and being able to adapt to many musical situations, make him a highly sought after musician. Greg has been also been a music educator for over twenty eight years at the secondary level where he continues to teach all areas of school music including band, strings, marching, jazz and Mariachi. He believes strongly in the power of music education, both as a craft and discipline, and as a therapeutic outlet for young students. Greg can also been seen performing solo at venues such as the Red Piano, Santa Barbara. A true love of collaborating with other musicians and making the audience happy is what fuels Greg’s energy on the stage!
Currently residing in Ventura, CA, Bekkie is a freelance singer/performer and songwriter, a Graduate of Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA), and graduate of Dick Grove School of Music. She has performed and/or recorded with: Burt Bacharach, Joe Cocker, Jeffrey Osborne, and Children of the World Choir and has been a lead singer for local and LA area bands such as Six Hot Live, The House Arrest Band, Los Amigos, Sidetracs, CTO Soul and more. Bekkie has also been a lead singer/co-writer for the original band “Pure Ground” from Los Angeles - from 1997 to 2002 with Laurence Rosenthal / Songwriter (Guitar) and is known for versatility, soul, and energetic performances.
Andre Allen Drums
Bio: Andre Allen has performed / recorded with Patrick Butler- Jazz guitarist/ Fatback Band
Alex Ligertwood - Lead Singer Santana/ AWB
Cindy Valentine - CBS/Arista recording artist
Severo Jornacion - Bass player & The Smithereens
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Mustang Sally ~ Jazzy Saxophone Music ~Live Music
Silent Night ~ Christmas Tree Lighting @The Collection at River Park ~Jazzy Saxophone Music ~Live Music
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Some Where Over The Rainbow ~ Jazzy Saxophone Music ~Live Music
A night of Funky Fun in Ventura.... ~Jazzy Saxophone Music ~Live Music
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