Mato Nanji, guitarist/vocalist for Indigenous came into the international spotlight with the release of Indigenous’ “Things We Do” record in the late 90’s. The band was constantly on the road building their brand resulting in their two most successful records reaching combined sales in the United States in excess of 200,000 units. Many guitar fans know Nanjo from his year on the Experience Hendrix Tour where Mato has been featured along with other guitar heroes including Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Robert Randolph.
Michael Landau is perhaps the most widely respected session guitarist of all time.
Tribal Tech is a progressive fusion band, originally formed in 1984 by guitarist Scott Henderson and bass player Gary Willis. From 1993 forward the band included Scott Kinsey on keyboard and Kirk Covington on drums, and has produced nine albums that stretch the borders between blues, jazz, and rock. The band dissolved following the release of 2000's Rocket Science, with the various members pursuing solo careers.
After recording a string of popular heavy blues-rock CDs for Blues Bureau International in the 90's, including the first come back CD for legendary Deep Purple/Trapeze/Black Country Communion singer Glenn Hughes 1994 CD entitled simply “Blues”, with whom Erickson co-wrote the tracks, Erickson went on to record a string of acclaimed records on the Grooveyard, Mascot/Provogue labels among others. Ericskon’s Concert dates in Europe and the USA, include appearances at the Salon De La Musique in Paris and other French venues, Germany, England, etc., as well as two US tours with Glenn Hughes.
The name Stoney Curtis came from the cartoon character of the same name on the Flintstones. The early version of the band played mostly blues covers in the San Fernando Valley and West LA. For a while they had a singer with a big voice but soon cut it back to a "power trio" with Curtis doing the singing. After a couple of demo tapes, made in the garage sort of thing, the band finished its first studio CD. The CD has – Curtis originals including the pounding Last Train to Chicago and Evil Woman. "Eeevel woman, you’re messing with my head".