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Steven Casper - Vocals, Guitar

Steven Casper is a Los Angeles based singer/song writer. Born in New York, Steven spent the next sixteen years of his life growing up in Japan, Italy, Nigeria and Mexico. Some of his bands (in chronological order) were The Bullet Boys, Vena Cava, Blood Red Roses, I Burried Paul, and currently Steven Casper & Cowboy Angst. Steven's roots based songs are an intertwining of Country, Blues, and Americana with hints of the Beatles, Stones, Hendrix, and The Ramones tossed in. You can find some of Steven's music featured in the HBO television series True Blood. 

Alex U'Ren - Bass, Vocals

Alex is a born and raised Los Angelino, who has been playing on the scene since the mid '80s, in a wide variety of styles. His tone and feel keep him busy recording and gigging in the LA area. He also plays guitar and harmonica (recently playing harmonica on "Different Drum", on Mickey Dolenz's latest album, "Dolenz Sings Nesmith"), and was a member of the early 2000's LA band 'subthunk', whose songs were featured on KCRW, and on such television shows as "Six Feet Under", "Boston Legal", and "Las Vegas". His low end had just the right amount of angst for Steven, who asked him to join…

Carl Byron - Piano, Organ, Accordian

Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a "musical ace," keyboardist/composer Carl Byron was raised in Cambodia, Congo, Mozambique, Turkey and the US. He studied with Aurelio de la Vega at CSUN and was composer-in-residence at the Elkhorn Music Festival and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Carl has also been music director, arranger and composer for dance groups and musical theater productions. His compositional works range from contemporary symphonic, chamber and electronic music to various world music genres. Of Carl's music, the New York Amsterdam News wrote: "His is a first-rate talent. Here is a composer who combines intellect with a loving heart."

Dan Wistrom - Electric, Acoustic, Pedal Steel, Lap Steel, Slide Guitars

Dan Wistrom is one of the most in demand musicians in the greater Los Angeles roots music scene. Dan plays the electric, acoustic, pedal steel, lap steel and slide guitars. He also plays the mandolin, banjo, bass, and pretty much anything else that has strings. It's been said that he shits sunshine.


Jim Doyle - Drums

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